Activities for your Classroom
On this page you can find some activities which I’ve used with my students. Feel free to download them and use them in your classes. Please double-check these fully-editable activities before you use them as you may need to change some parts which are aimed more at students in Spain.
Perfect Tenses Revision – A fun activity for upper-intermediate students to practise perfect tenses
Present Perfect Board Game – A board game for students to practise the Present Perfect Simple. Suitable for teens and adults
Question word match– A pelmanism activity to practise question words and simple questions. Suitable for elementary teens and adults
Reported Speech – A grammar guide with common reporting verbs and a transformation exercise
A Bad Day – A reading comprehension with an FCE-level cloze which can lead on to a discussion with the third conditional
Word Transformations – A PowerPoint activity for FCE students in which they have to transform the given word to complete the sentence
El Español de la Historia – Lesson plan, especially suitable for teachers in Spain
Planking – Handout to accompany my lesson plan on the Australian craze of planking
Time – An infoshare for elementary teens. Students order the words to make questions and then ask their partner for the answers
When I was a kid, I wanted to be Superman – A multiple-choice cloze for FCE students in which they must fill in the gaps and then order the story.
World Cup Fever – Worksheets accompanying the 2010 World Cup PowerPoint that you can find here. It includes a vocabulary exercise on nationalities and languages, 2 sets of an information share and questions for the football game.