Resources for teachers and students of English
ELTbase is a database of resources for teachers and students of English as a second or foreign language. English language worksheets, quizzes, notes and other online resources are indexed by language point and linked to leading course books. The emphasis is on adult / young adult learners at levels from intermediate to advanced, although some resources are suitable for younger learners and lower levels.
Recent ESL quizzes
Questions: 10; Type: MC; Vocabulary: bottle up, come up with, flick through, get down, pick up, put across,
put up with, sort out, talk through, think through
Questions: 20; Type: short answer; Vocabulary: break down, burn down, clear up, come out, come up with
get down to, get on, get over, go for, go off, join in, keep up, look after, look up, put on, set off
take off, take up, try on, turn up
Questions: 20; Type: short answer; Vocabulary: call back, carry on, come across, come over, come up with, count on, dawn on, drive away, end up, get over, give up, let down, look into, make up, pick up, put off,
see through, take after, think over, use up
Questions: 25; Type: MC Vocabulary: come across, come off, come on, come over, come up, get off, get on,
get over, get through to, go down, go off, go on, go through, make over, make up, put across, put down, put on, put through,
put up, take on, take over, take up,
Questions: 25; Type: MC Vocabulary: come across as, come off, come over, get across, get down to,
get off, get up to, go off, go up, make off, make up, put across, put off, put up, put up with, take down, take off, take on, take over, take through
Recent ESL worksheets
Sixteen strips with predictions using be going to either cut in half or question/statement + response. Can be (1) cut up and used as a matching or
(2) one student reads out left side and other(s) complete the right side. Dominoes version also included
Eleven strips, each with a problem. Students take it in turns to read out their strip. The others in the group make recommendations.
45 snakes and ladders cards for these verbs:
come, get, go, make, put, take
and these particles:
across, on, off, up, down, over, through
Answers on cards.
Eighteen-line shocker about a girl who gets bitten by a spider.
Story ordering: 18 strips - can be reduced to12 by removing those marked*, or expanded to around 25 by cutting longer sentences.
Students read out situations containing used to / get used to for others to guess.