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Autumn Festivals and Holidays

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Free online quizzes games and worksheets for teaching about Autumn Festivals and Holidays. Suitable for adult learners and kids at all levels of English.

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September Birthdays: Beyonce

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English Listening Comprehension exercise about the popular African American R & B singer Beyonce, who celebrates her birthday on September 4. Watch a music video, and then complete a multiple choice listening quiz to practise your listening skills and predicting words from context.

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Football

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English lessons about football - learn English words for talking about soccer and popular football tournaments such as the UEFA Championship and The World Cup. Suitable for use in the classroom or self study. 

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 Not long to go now till the World Cup kicks off! Learn and practise football vocabulary with our free collection of lessons and games :-)
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Talk Like A Pirate Day (September 19)

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A lesson about Talk Like A Pirate Day, a fun global event which takes place on September 19 every year.

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European Day of Languages (Sept 26)

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Quizzes, Games & ELT/MFL Lesson Resources

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Edinburgh Tourism

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The City of Edinburgh - a video listening comprehension exercise for English language learners. Watch a short video about tourism in Edinburgh, and complete a multiple choice quiz.

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July in History: Apollo 11

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(July 20, 1969) Test your English listening skills with this video listening comprehension lesson for Intermediate English learners and IELTS Students. 

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Songs To Learn English: Endless Summer

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Easy gap fill quiz on the song "Endless Summer" by Oceana, to learn and practise high frequency English vocabulary. 

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Giant Summer Word Search

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(All Levels) Find the the 40 words connected with summer in this fun Word search. All words go either across or down...

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Ramadan

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Online English lessons and games for learning about Ramadan. Learn English words related to Ramadan and practise your English.

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Tsisana Palmer 's curator insight, July 8, 11:17 AM

A great lesson to teach about Ramadan; includes handouts, spelling activities, quizzes, vocabulary list, and more. Share this cultural tradition and engage your students!

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The World's Greatest Superfan?

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A fun integrated skills lesson about a Brazilian football fan who is passionate about his country and his national team. Learn some useful new vocabulary, and then test what you have learnt with a gap fill quiz. Part of a free series of online lessons about football and other sporting activities.

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World Environment Day (June 5)

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An interactive listening and vocabulary lesson about air pollution in England's capital city. Watch a short video about air pollution in London, learn and practise some challenging vocabulary, and complete a gap fill quiz. 

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World Environment Day (June 5)

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This free interactive lesson about environmentally friendly ways to explore England's capital city is designed to help advanced English learners improve their vocabulary, practise their listening skills, and prepare for the Life in The UK Citizenship Test. Watch a short video about green tourism in London, review some useful English words and expressions, and complete an IELTS style multiple choice listening quiz. 

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Tour De France

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Multiple choice reading comprehension activity, for Intermediate English language learners and IELTS students.

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September Festivals & Events

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A lesson about the month of September for English language learners, with vocabulary, grammar, reading & writing activities, and conversation questions.

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International Chocolate Day (September 13)

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English listening comprehension exercise about how chocolate is made, for Intermediate English learners and IELTS students, to practise general listening skills and decoding unfamiliar vocabulary in context.
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International Day of Peace (September 21)

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An easy English Listening activity for Upper Elementary English language students and above, on the iconic peace song "Imagine", by John Lennon.

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The Edinburgh Festival

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English Listening Comprehension Exercise for Intermediate level English learners, about the world famous Edinburgh Fringe Festival, which takes place in August every year. Watch a video about the festival and then complete a multiple choice quiz to test how much you have understood.

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August in History: The Berlin Wall

August in History: The Berlin Wall | Topical English Activities | Scoop.it

Construction of the Berlin Wall began on 13 August, 1961. A listening exercise about the fall of the Berlin Wall for Pre-Intermediate English learners and above. 

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Notting Hill Carnival (Aug 25-26)

Notting Hill Carnival (Aug 25-26) | Topical English Activities | Scoop.it

 The Notting Hill Carnival is a very famous London event, which takes place every August. The biggest street party in Europe... (Level: Pre-Intermediate and upwards)

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Giant Summer Crossword Puzzle

Giant Summer Crossword Puzzle | Topical English Activities | Scoop.it

(All Levels) Online crossword puzzle about summer weather, sports and activities for English language learners and kids . Use the clues listed below the crossword puzzle to help you with the answers.

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Fourth of July Fireworks

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An intermediate English listening lesson about the American Independence Day tradition of holding firework displays.

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Tsisana Palmer 's curator insight, July 8, 11:13 AM

A great video to share with the students at this time of the year:)

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Summertime

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English quizzes and games about summer weather, holidays, clothing and activities - online reading, writing and listening exercises, puzzles, quizzes, printable worksheets and teaching resources. Suitable for classroom use or self study. 

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Canada Day (July 1)

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a medium difficulty online word search activity about Canada Day, for adult English language students and young learners. Can you find the twenty hidden words about Canada Day in this word search puzzle?
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See here for more free online quizzes about Canada for English language learners and kids: http://www.esolcourses.com/topics/canada.html

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World Oceans Day (June 8)

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A free online quiz for IELTS learners and advanced English students about sustainable fishing in Bali. Watch a short video and then complete an interactive listening comprehension exercise. Part of a free series of lessons on environmental issues for adult English language students and young learners.

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Friday The Thirteenth

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A lesson about Friday the 13th superstitions for English language learners, with example sentences, reading, listening and writing activities, and a follow-up quiz on the song Superstition, by Stevie Wonder.
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