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New TEFL stuff autumn 2018

Most recent top of each section New teaching materials pages Imperative games, worksheets, stories and songs Quantifiers page New TEFL articles How to teach British and American functional language How to teach giving and asking for directions British and American … Continue reading

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New TEFL stuff summer 2018

I had a real TEFL-free summer holiday this year for once, but not a bad haul before and after that. Newest ones that I haven’t mentioned before top of each section. Lists of useful language The 150 most useful Business English … Continue reading

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New TEFL stuff spring 2018 part two

Newest of each kind top of each section. Link to Part One here. New ELT articles How to teach prepositions of time How to teach telling the time in English Teaching ordinal numbers to EFL learners How to teach dates … Continue reading

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New plurals teaching tips, games and pdfs

Not quite sure how I managed to churn out pages of stuff on Present Perfect Continuous and not a single teaching idea or photocopiable on plural nouns in the first ten years of this blog. I kind of feel like blaming Headway, … Continue reading

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Cultural differences and useful phrases (TEFLtastic Classics part 33)

This activity originally started as a solution to a problem with one of my favourite activities, tips and useful phrases. The problem is that students often have no idea what good tips are and so the discussion stage doesn’t always work … Continue reading

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Top 30 pages all polished up

Have expanded and rearranged all my top pages in my continuing quest to make TEFLtastic worth supporting financially. In case you are wondering what those most popular pages are, for the last 3 months they have been: First conditional Passive … Continue reading

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New stories and poems for specific language points pages

The really observant might have noticed in my list of the best of 2017 that I’ve started writing stories and poems for language points like passive, requests, comparative and opposites. That’s mainly because I wanted to add links to such things … Continue reading

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Sentence completion games (TEFLtastic classics part two) redux

Just after previously writing about sentence completion guessing games, I realised that the sentence stems were perfect for a bluffing game in which students completed the sentences with a mix of true and made up info – especially useful if students … Continue reading

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The most TEFLtastic photocopiables of 2017

Of course, it’s not for me to say which of my materials are best, but as no one else is likely to waste an hour or two of their time going through 109 of my worksheets, here they are ranked … Continue reading

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New TEFLtastic pages in 2017

More general ones I haven’t mentioned before top, and more specialist ones and/ or ones I’ve mentioned before bottom. New articles and worksheets coming for many of them in 2018. Articles (a, an and the) games, worksheets and songs page … Continue reading

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