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grammar going to (prediction)  
25 May 2016
 Predictions with be going to

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


functions recommendations  
07 Apr 2016
 Making recommendations - practice

Eleven strips, each with a problem. Students take it in turns to read out their strip. The others in the group make recommendations.


vocabulary phrasal verbs  
01 Mar 2016
 Phrasal verbs - snakes and ladders cards

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.


skills urban myths  
28 Feb 2016
 Urban myth - Spider bite!

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.
Paired dictation.


grammar used to / get used to  
01 Jan 2016
 Used to - get used to guessing game

Students read out situations containing used to / get used to for others to guess.


grammar modals of deduction  
04 Feb 2015
 Deductions dominoes (present time)

Set of 12 matching dominoes for possibility in the present: must, may, might, could


grammar have sthg done  
09 Apr 2014

grammar wish - past  conditionals - third  hypothetical situations  
functions regrets  
21 Mar 2014
 Regrets game - wish and third conditional

Seven cards with simple situations. Students take one each and write regrets from the prompts I wish Ihad... / hadn't... and If I had... / hadn't...
They then read out their regrets and the others have to guess the situation.


grammar present tenses (general)  
24 Oct 2013
 Present tense squares - correction / speaking

Sixteen squares with sentences for correction. Answers provided. Cut up and do in groups of 3 / 4. Covers present simple, present continuous and present perfect and touches on stative and dynamic verbs


grammar substitution  
27 Oct 2011
 Reference and substitution - snakes and ladders game

Can be done in groups as a team or board (snakes and ladders) game.
Answers included.