Category Archives: advice/ recommendations

Longer phrases games (TEFLtastic classics Part 12)

Updated version of this post with more worksheets and explanation here. In my endless quest to get students using higher level functional language, I invented this simple but popular game. Students match up beginnings and ends of useful phrases, then … Continue reading

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New TEFL articles March 2012

Including lots of new ones on TEFLtastic for the first time in ages. Ones I haven’t mentioned yet at the top of each section. Different ways of doing a listening (an article format I’ve been wanting to write for ages … Continue reading

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Free functional language worksheets

On sorting my Functional and Social English Games and other Worksheets out and adding links to relevant stuff on my Business/ESP and various textbook pages, I was surprised to find that I have about 60 of the little buggers, which is … Continue reading

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New New Cutting Edge Intermediate worksheets

Update: All such worksheets now here:

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