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Fun revision quiz

This activity is based on the format of most of the quiz shows currently shown on television. I have tried it with different ages and levels and it has proved to be a fun and challenging way of doing revision.

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Vocabulary revision game

I have been teaching in Brazil for almost two years and I absolutely love what I do. Throughout these 19 months I have tried some activities with my groups, some were not very successful, but others worked out really well.

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Buy and sell - A revision activity for younger learners

This is a game that practises vocabulary and speaking skills in the context of buying and selling. It is a great revision activity for younger students.

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Games for question practice 1

An essential skill in communicating and keeping up a conversation is the ability to ask questions. Students sometimes get lots of chances to answer questions but here is how you can get them to make some questions themselves! These activities can be used with a whole range of levels.

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Games for question practice 2

An essential skill in communicating and keeping up a conversation is the ability to ask questions. Students sometimes get lots of chances to answer questions but here is how you can get them to make some questions themselves!

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Revising defining relative clauses

These activities provide meaningful tasks for what can sometimes be a tricky grammar area.

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Revising texts

When it comes to revision, this is an activity I've found time-effective and motivating. After my students have worked on three texts in the textbook and done various comprehension and grammar exercises I use this activity to revise.

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The best place in the world

This is a speaking exercise for pre-intermediate and intermediate level learners which provides them with an opportunity to review and practise the superlative form whilst personalising it.

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When I'm 75

This is a speaking exercise for the future perfect and future continuous forms for intermediate and upper-intermediate students.The forms themselves are used in a highly controlled way, making it suitable for a class who have just been introduced to them.

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Alien abduction

This role-play can be used with students who are studying about aliens (a common course-book topic), for the practice and revision of narrative tenses or as a lead in to writing newspaper stories.

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