British and American English games, worksheets and articles

UK and US English PDFs and teaching ideas. If you find anything useful here and want more, please support TEFLtastic.

Updated 19 February 2019

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British and American engineering vocabulary games (including miming, drawing, jigsaw, reversi, and dominoes, plus collocations practice)

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