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Rants and Raves - Reality TV

This activity provides short listening practice based around a monologue regarding reality TV in the UK. The monologue provides...

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Airport check-in

A short series of activities designed to provide students with essential vocabulary and listening practice to help them communicate in...

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Technology
A short series of activities designed to provide students with essential vocabulary and listening practice to help them communicate in...
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Rants and Raves - Returning goods to a shop

This activity provides short listening practice based around a conversation between a customer and sales person. The conversation is to...

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Rants and Raves - Queuing

This activity provides short listening practice based around a monologue regarding queuing etiquette in the UK. The monologue provides...

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Rants and Raves - Please and thank you

This activity provides short listening practice based on a monologue with imaginary conversation. The monologue relays information about...

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Rants and Raves - Planning an excursion

This activity provides short listening practice based around a conversation between a customer and sales person. The conversation is to...

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Rants and Raves - Mobile Phones

 This activity provides short listening practice based around a monologue about mobile phones. The monologue relays how the speaker...

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Hotel Booking

This activity provides short listening practice based around a phone call to a hotel to enquire about reservations.  

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Break up

This activity provides short listening practice based around a telephone message from a woman to her friend. The message relays...

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Booking a train ticket

This activity provides short listening practice based around a dialogue at a train station ticket office.

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Asking someone out on a date

This activity provides short listening practice based around a dialogue in a workplace.

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Playing with lexical cards

Very often students know the meaning of a word but don’t know how to use it correctly. This is often because they don’t know what words...

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Revisiting texts

We often encourage our students to infer words from the context as they read and, as a result, they fail to notice useful lexis in the...

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Pairwork: tai chi classes

This is a simple pairwork activity that can be used with low level groups to provide practice in the present simple question form – What...

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Three of a kind?

Use this activity to practice the use of comparatives and superlatives and to introduce more complex ways of comparison.

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My Wikipedia

This is an activity 'about' the internet, but it doesn't start online. In fact it has to start offline: the idea is that students try...

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Teaching students the shortest tale

This is one of the quickest ways I know of teaching a tale and boosting students’ confidence in themselves as storytellers.

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Goodbye game

This activity is great for last lessons of a course, but could be used in other contexts too. It is influenced by an idea from Headway...

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Inventions

This is a fun speaking activity in the form of a game. It can be used with most levels and most age groups. Students practise presenting...

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Big City Small World

This is a fun listening activity that can be used with adults and secondary groups. It exploits the...

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Doodles: Psychoanalysis

This is a simple speaking activity that can provide practice for describing personalities. The lesson is designed for adults but could...

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Elementary podcasts

This is a simple listening activity that can be used with adults and secondary groups, and is based on LearnEnglish Elementary Podcasts...

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Opinion poll

In this activity students will practice forming questions and explore opinions regarding migration. They will create their own...

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Choose a city

In this speaking activity students think about and discuss a city they would like to live in for a year. The activity is based on themes...

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