Category Archives: Adjectives

New comparative adjectives and superlative classroom activities page

Can’t believe that it’s taken me 10 years, but have finally made dedicated pages for comparative adjectives and superlative adjectives, making the original page a much more manageable selection of materials combining the two forms: Comparative adjectives games/ worksheets page … Continue reading

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Linking food and drink to other language points

While reorganising my food and drink vocab index pages, noticed that many of them tied it in quite nicely with other language points – buy one language point, get one free! Here are the ones that do that: Food and … Continue reading

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My new TEFL stuff (Dec 2012 – Jan 2013)

Articles Gardens/ gardening in EFL classes – LINK FIXED TPR for can/ can’t  – LINK FIXED Games for can/ can’t – LINK FIXED Teaching future continuous Future continuous games  Future continuous speaking practice  Movement in adult classes – LINK FIXED How to teach It … Continue reading

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New TEFL articles and worksheets November 2011

I’ve mentioned some of these in my posts on tips and useful language etc, but the ones near the top of each section are those that have just gone up and I haven’t linked to before: Articles Teaching grammar in Business … Continue reading

Posted in Academic writing, BULATS, Business and ESP writing, Cambridge First Certificate, comparatives, Complaints, Future tenses, IELTS Speaking, IELTS Writing, Language of meetings, Modals of possibility probability, Politeness, Reports, Requests, Social English, teleconference, unreal past | 2 Comments

Sentence completion guessing games (TEFLtastic classics Part Two)

Updated 1 January 2018 I almost certainly didn’t make this game up, but I publically challenge anyone to prove that they’ve overexploited it as much as me! The rules are incredibly simple: Students complete at least some of the sentence … Continue reading

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New UsingEnglish worksheets Mar 2011

Being like like the TEFLtastic worksheets that I used to plug every month before my blog protested, but with proper formatting, answer keys etc. Another reason to be grateful to WordPress! Big numbers in British and American English Telephoning practice … Continue reading

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New New Cutting Edge Intermediate worksheets

Update: All such worksheets now here: https://tefltastic.wordpress.com/worksheets/cutting-edge/ce-int/

Posted in advice/ recommendations, comparatives, Cultural differences/ cultural training, Discussion questions, Grammar games, Photocopiable worksheets, Present tenses, TEFL, TEFL games, Vocabulary | Leave a comment

I don’t believe it!

A couple of posts ago, I gave my Comparatives and Superlatives page as an example of something that people really shouldn’t be clicking on when I have a far more creative and important page of often fun worksheets for the … Continue reading

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New Advanced level worksheets

All designed for and used with Landmark Advanced (boy, is that a book that needs some supplementing!), but most easily useable with any Advanced or high Upper Intermediate class,and all copiable from here into Word or printable as PDFs. Topics include: … Continue reading

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New fun classroom handouts May 2010 Part One

Adjectives compare your weeks Body parts definitions game Business prepositions pairwork (making preps fun and hopefully making connections) Meetings and negotiations prepositions and articles (all that tricky stuff with one fun game!) Conditionals review sentence completition guessing game Next weekend … Continue reading

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