Category Archives: Food vocabulary

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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Two nice new activities for mixed future tenses

Along with the fact the authors have done boring stuff like workbooks so I don’t have to, what I most like about teaching with textbooks is the challenge of trying to come up with activities to tie together with whatever … Continue reading

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New articles on teaching English to adults and kids July 2012

Been a while since I did one of these posts, so quite a long list this time. Young learners Adding useful language to craftwork activities – LINK FIXED Fun food lessons for kids Teaching shapes to EFL kids – LINK FIXED Teaching … Continue reading

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Food for young learners page much much much expanded

It had three rather boring links. Now it has about thirty, with stories, songs, worksheets, flashcards and all kinds of other fun and games: Food worksheets, games, songs and stories for young learners Article on the topic also coming up soon.

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New game-like worksheets March 2010 Part Two

Worksheet for MyStoryMaker online storytelling (see Sean Banville’s blog for more details on using that site) Company buffet meeting (if they can talk about food, they can do the language of meetings- with a little bit of culture sprinkled on top) … Continue reading

Posted in countable and uncountable nouns, Cultural differences/ cultural training, Family vocabulary, Food vocabulary, Future tenses, Grammar games, Household vocabulary, Language of generalisation, Language of meetings, online games, Speaking games, Teaching English in Korea, Technology, TEFL, Vocabulary, will for offers, Writing games | 2 Comments

New photocopiable worksheets May 2009

These ones on Usingenglish.com: Timetable Battleships (telling the time, Present Simple for routines and school subjects- for young learners and beginner adults) Telephoning Communication Breakdowns Roleplays (see my telephoning worksheets for more of the same) Present Simple and Continuous Taboo Topics … Continue reading

Posted in Adjectives, Business English and ESP, Business English games, countable and uncountable nouns, Cultural differences/ cultural training, Food vocabulary, Grammar, Materials, nationality adjectives, Photocopiable worksheets, postcards, Prepositions, prepositions of position, Present simple/ continuous, Present tenses, Teaching young learners, TEFL, TEFL games, Telephoning, TESOL, Usingenglish, Vocabulary, Writing, Writing games | Tagged | 3 Comments

Christmas and New Year teaching ideas 2008

UPDATE: Much expanded and reorganised Xmas page with 42 articles and worksheets now here: Xmas and New Year materials/ ideas

Posted in Adverbs of frequency, Business English and ESP, Cross cultural training in EFL, Cultural differences/ cultural training, First conditional, Food vocabulary, Future perfect, Going to for future plans, Going to for predictions with present evidence, Grammar games, Language of negotiation, Modals of deduction, Passives, Past continuous, Photocopiable worksheets, pre-school/ kindergarten/ very young learners, Present simple/ continuous, state and action verbs, Technical English, TPR, video, Vocabulary games, Will for predictions | 5 Comments