Category Archives: Photocopiable worksheets

New Teaching Emailing book out now

300 photocopiable pages on opening and closing every kind of email, being formal and friendly, planning and paragraphing, fixing common emailing problems, etc – all with a surprising amount of classroom communication for a book on writing: Teaching Emailing: Interactive … Continue reading

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TEFLtastic Classics update

My last post was mostly of a promise of things to come, so I thought I’d prove that it was worth coming back with an update on how many links my other TEFLtastic Classics posts have accumulated over the years. … Continue reading

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New Teaching Presentations Skills e-book

Like all my e-books for teachers, this new one has over 300 pages of photocopiable worksheets for just three quid, with a mix of polished up classics and totally new materials, and with detailed indexes and instructions to help find … Continue reading

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New TEFL stuff summer 2020

This is usually the time of year when I prove how busy I’ve been while the rest of you have been dossing off on the beach or getting paid to herd around kids in identical backpacks, and also make sure … Continue reading

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New silent letters lists, article, PDFs and links

Although you can argue about the usefulness of teaching intonation, using minimal pairs, etc, I don’t think anyone can fail to appreciate the usefulness and instant impact of learning which letters in words are written but not pronounced. For example, … Continue reading

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New household vocabulary page

I’m planning to write an article or two on the topic, but so far already have 16 PDFs on rooms and furniture vocabulary, plus links to five related picture books, four related songs, my architecture page, my (newly tidied up) … Continue reading

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New Teaching Telephoning e-book out now!

While the rest of you were taking up new hobbies and having Zoom parties (?), I used my lockdown to finally keep my promise to those who were kind enough to buy a copy of my one of my previous … Continue reading

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New TEFL PDFs and articles 2020 Q2

Loads on my new favourite topics reporting verbs, verb patterns and subject questions, but also business communication reviews, social English, tenses, inversion, there is/ are, crime vocabulary, clothes vocabulary, animal vocabulary, academic writing (specifically the neglected topic of writing academic … Continue reading

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New TEFL PDFs 2020 Q1

Can’t say that it was planned, but in the last three months have managed a nice mix of language points including some on previously neglected points like indirect questions. All of these are available as PDFs to save and keep, … Continue reading

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Discussing your week(end) to practise particular language (TEFLtastic Classics 42)

This is a combination of two recent posts, being a particular kind of small talk to practise different kinds of language, and also a classic but difficult to find page.  Discussing your week and weekend to practise grammar Discussing your … Continue reading

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