‘Shall we self-study?’ by Alexandra Chistyakova

Alexandra Chistyakova's latest blog post is titled "Shall we self-study?". Alexandra says, "The advantages of self-study groups are self-obvious: higher motivations of participants for learning; the increased sense of responsibility for one’s part … [Continue reading]

‘The Story of Sounds: Episode 21: Discovering the vowel /e/’ by Adrian Underhill

Adrian Underhill’s latest blog post is titled "The Story of Sounds: Episode 21: Discovering the vowel /e/". Adrian says, "It’s a lot of fun working with the vowel /e/. Just about every language has one or more versions of this sound. In English it … [Continue reading]

Worksheet: ‘True of False Table Game (First Conditional)’

The BusyTeacher team has published a new worksheet titled, ‘True of False Table Game (First Conditional)’ Here is a true or false table game I've made to practice first conditional. What you need to do is: to print out the page with questions for … [Continue reading]

Worksheet: ‘Do or Make?’

The BusyTeacher team has published a new worksheet titled, ‘Do or Make?’ It is a PowerPoint presentation of the difference between the use of 'do' and 'make'. It has got a brief explanation, some contrasting ideas and lots of expressions which use … [Continue reading]

Worksheet: ‘Revising Possessive Adjectives and Possessive Pronouns’

The BusyTeacher team has published a new worksheet titled, ‘Revising Possessive Adjectives and Possessive Pronouns’ This is a pretty easy worksheet for revising possessive adjectives and possessive pronouns at pre-intermediate level. Students are … [Continue reading]

Worksheet: ‘Easter’

The BusyTeacher team has published a new worksheet titled, ‘Easter’ This is a Powerpoint Presentation about Easter, with words related to Easter and spring. Students have to look at the pictures and choose the correct option. Some of the words are … [Continue reading]

Worksheet: ‘Role Play- Strange Illness’

he BusyTeacher team has published a new worksheet titled, ‘Role Play- Strange Illness’ Students will play the role of a parent and child. The child has to describe an illness and its symptoms to avoid going to school, and the parent has to try to … [Continue reading]

Worksheet: ‘Animal Test’

The BusyTeacher team has published a new worksheet titled, ‘Animal Test’ It's a very simple test I've created for my young learners to practise the spelling of animals. The worksheet includes pictures of animals, mixed-letter exercises and … [Continue reading]

Worksheet: ‘How to Ditinguish Say, Speak, Tell, Talk’

The BusyTeacher team has published a new worksheet titled, ‘How to Ditinguish Say, Speak, Tell, Talk’ The worksheet is devoted to the usage of say, speak, tell, talk. It is intended for pre-intermediate students. The aim is to enable students to … [Continue reading]

Worksheet: ‘Online Shopping’

The BusyTeacher team has published a new worksheet titled, ‘Online Shopping’ This passage is about the advantages and disadvantages of online shopping. Online shopping allows consumers to shop in the convenience of their own home, and to save … [Continue reading]

Worksheet: ‘Word Search (Greetings / Introduction / Farewells)’

The BusyTeacher team has published a new worksheet titled, ‘Word Search (Greetings / Introduction / Farewells)’ Simple word search for beginners. It has words related to greetings, introduction and farewells. It can be used at the practice stage, … [Continue reading]

Worksheet: ‘General Knowledge – Quiz on America’

The BusyTeacher team has published a new worksheet titled, ‘General Knowledge - Quiz on America’ This worksheet can be used to find out how much your students know about the country America. There are 11 mixed questions that students must answer … [Continue reading]

Worksheet: ‘Questions and Answers’

The BusyTeacher team has published a new worksheet titled, ‘Questions and Answers’ Simple board game to practice elementary wh-questions such as "What's your name? How old are you? Where are you from" and yes/no questions with 'be'. The students … [Continue reading]

BBC Article: ‘Creating a class play’

BBC TeachingEnglish team has posted an article titled, ‘Creating a class play’ In this article a teacher reflects on his experiences of creating plays and using them to help motivate students to develop their … [Continue reading]

BBC Article: ‘Storytelling – benefits and tips’

BBC TeachingEnglish team has posted an article titled, ‘Storytelling - benefits and tips’ We often give stories to our students to read, but how often do we tell them a story? This article looks at the benefits of storytelling and gives … [Continue reading]

BBC Article: ‘Motivating pupils to read 2’

BBC TeachingEnglish team has posted an article titled, ‘Motivating pupils to read 2’ This is the second of two articles that look at ways to apply the process model of motivation as proposed by Dornyei (2001) to a number of suggestions and … [Continue reading]

Worksheet: ‘Wh-Questions Elementary Worksheet’

The BusyTeacher team has published a new worksheet titled, ‘Wh-Questions Elementary Worksheet’ This is a worksheet for teaching or revising wh-questions at elementary level. There are 4 different and easy activities in which students are asked to … [Continue reading]

Worksheet: ‘Informal English and Internet Chat Abbreviations’

The BusyTeacher team has published a new worksheet titled, ‘Informal English and Internet Chat Abbreviations’ The worksheet contains examples of informal English (e.g. going to = gonna) and some popular internet chat abbreviations. Then ss are … [Continue reading]