Music – Conversation cards (Elementary)

Cards - MusicIt’s been a tough week as I started teaching an intensive course to 10 and 12-year-olds on the topic of music. I’m making all the class materials myself. There is one more week to go and I thought of designing some conversation cards around the topics that I introduced in the classroom to help me with the revision. We talked about types of music, various artists, musical instruments and the materials they are made of.
So… if you teach a similar class, maybe the conversation cards below will come in handy.: )
Let me know!
Happy teaching!

Download the conversation cards here: Let’s Talk About Music.

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Do or Make?

Do or MakeHere’s  a handout that I made for my one-to-one sessions to review collocations with ‘do’ and ‘make’. You can download it in black&white or in color. Or both: ).

I’ve used it with pre-intermediate students and stronger elementary students. The first part is meant to test and drill the collocations (which you had previously taught) and then come some freer practice activities.

Download handouts here: Do or Make (bw) & Do or Make (color).

Happy teaching!: ) And let me know how it went.

Conversation cards 2

Conversation Cards 2A new set of conversation cards that you can use with young adults and adult learners. Just print the .pdf file, cut out the cards and have each student draw one card and answer the question (you can organize this as pair work or small group work). Set a time limit for the answer and turn this into a competition. For instance, the students have to speak for one minute as they answer the question. Meanwhile, the others who are listening can think of follow-up questions.

Or you can just use these cards to start a friendly chat in your one-to-one English sessions.

Download the .pdf file here: Conversation Cards 2.

Happy chatting!: )

PS You can find another batch of conversation cards ready to be downloaded here: Conversation cards.

Irregular verbs handout

Irregular verbs drillHere’s a two-page handout that can help you practise or drill the irregular verbs. If you work with groups of students you can turn this into a competition to see who fills in the gaps the fastest. Or you can use the handout for one-to-one English sessions as a test or review.

Download here in pdf format: Irregular Verbs.