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Bonfire Night (November 5)

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Free lessons, online games and printable worksheets for adult learners and kids at all levels of English - vocabulary, reading, worksheets, spelling and grammar activities, word games and quizzes.

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Memorial Day

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A Memorial Day reading lesson for adult esl students and young learners. Read a simple text about Memorial Day, complete a multiple choice quiz, and revise some useful vocabulary. Part of a free series of English lessons about people, places, festivals, and culture. Browse our site for many more free lesson materials, quizzes and games for English language students all levels. (image credit: whitehouse.gov)

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The UK General Election

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ESL reading comprehension quiz for intermediate level English learners - read a text about General Elections in the United Kingdom, and then test how much you have understood by completing a multiple choice online quiz. Part of a free series of lessons about life in the UK for ESOL learners and other English language students. Browse the menus on our site for many more activities, games, quizzes for adult learners and kids, and free printable worksheets and lesson materials for English language teachers.
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Spring and May Day

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Free English lessons and activities about spring weather, festivals and events. Includes vocabulary and grammar quizzes, word lists, online quizzes, games, free printable worksheets for adult English students & young learners at all levels, and free lesson materials for English language tutors and literacy teachers.

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The Cherry Blossom Festival

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An Intermediate Reading and Vocabulary Lesson about The National Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, D.C., which takes place every spring

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Saint David's Day (March 1)

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Free English teaching materials, worksheets and online lessons for English language students about Saint David's Day, Wales's national day to celebrate the birth of Dewi Sant.

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Extreme Winter Weather

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Intermediate video listening exercise for English learners about extreme winter weather conditions causing chaos and disruption across the UK. Watch the video, and complete a multiple choice quiz to test how much you have understood.

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Sue Lyon-Jones's curator insight, January 20, 2013 7:28 PM

May be useful if you are planning to cover the 'snowpocalypse' in class!' :-)

 

Catalina Elena Oyarzún Albarracín's comment, May 14, 2013 4:33 PM
Very useful for the class.
Sue Lyon-Jones's comment, May 15, 2013 9:14 AM
Thank you!
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How To Improve Your Study Habits

How To Improve Your Study Habits | Topical English Activities | Scoop.it
An integrated skills lesson for English language learners about how to make homework less work, and manage your time better.
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Activities to help learners manage their study skills effectively, and help them hit the ground running at the start of a new school year! Includes tutor notes and worksheets.

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New Year Resolutions

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English Expressions: New Year Resolutions. A vocabulary lesson with a dictionary skills exercise plus worksheet, and a follow-on multiple choice listening quiz. http://www.esolcourses.com/content/topics/new-year/intermediate/new-year-resolutions.html

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English Expressions: Giving Up

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Integrated skills lesson about the benefits of quitting smoking, with a dictionary skills activity plus worksheet, and a gap fill reading and writing exercise.

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The Nutcracker, by Tchaikovsky

The Nutcracker, by Tchaikovsky | Topical English Activities | Scoop.it

A listening and reading activity, with a multiple choice quiz. Read the story behind the popular ballet by the Russian composer Tchaikovsky, a winter favourite and Christmas tradition for adults and children in the USA.

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German Christmas Markets

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A lesson about Christmas Markets in Germany for Intermediate adult English students and young learners, featuring online reading, listening and vocabulary activities.

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All About Pumpkins!

All About Pumpkins! | Topical English Activities | Scoop.it

Reading and listening exercise for adult English language students, young learners, and children. Watch a fun video, and read and learn some interesting and unusual facts about pumpkins.

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Thanksgiving Lesson Resources

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Elementary, Pre-Intermediate, and Intermediate English lessons and games - vocabulary, quizzes and worksheets for adult English language learners and kids.

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The Cannes Film Festival

The Cannes Film Festival | Topical English Activities | Scoop.it

Intermediate online lesson for English language learners and IELTS students about the Cannes film festival. Practise scanning for information by reading a text about the Cannes Festival, and complete an interactive multiple choice quiz.

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Saint George's Day - Lesson Activities, Quizzes and Worksheets

Saint George's Day - Lesson Activities, Quizzes and Worksheets | Topical English Activities | Scoop.it

Free ESL teaching materials and lesson activities for English language learners about the legend of St George, and St George's Day. 

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Earth Day - Green Tourism

Earth Day - Green Tourism | Topical English Activities | Scoop.it
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, learn and review some useful English words and expressions, and complete an IELTS style multiple choice listening quiz. Practise your English with our free series of online lessons about British life, history, places and people.
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April Fool's Day (April 1)

April Fool's Day (April 1) | Topical English Activities | Scoop.it

Read about April Fool's Day, a fun tradition which involves playing tricks on people, and learn the difference between 'fun' and 'funny', two words that English learners often find confusing.

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Winter

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Free English lessons about winter weather, clothes and sporting activities - online reading, writing and listening exercises, puzzles, quizzes, printables and other lesson resources.

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Chinese New Year 农历新年

Chinese New Year 农历新年 | Topical English Activities | Scoop.it

Classroom resources and self-study lessons for learning about Chinese New Year and Spring Festival

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Celebrating The New Year

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English Lesson activities about New Year Celebrations around the World - lesson resources, online quizzes, word searches, crosswords, worksheets and more...

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Back to College

Back to College | Topical English Activities | Scoop.it

English vocabulary for learning words for classroom things and classroom instructions, and other useful high frequency words to help you find your way around college and settle in.

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The Legend of The Xmas Spider

The Legend of The Xmas Spider | Topical English Activities | Scoop.it
Graded reading activity, for intermediate English learners and kids. Part of a free series of lessons for adult English language students and young learners.
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Autumn

Autumn | Topical English Activities | Scoop.it

Free English quizzes and games about autumn weather, festivals, holidays, activities and events - online reading, writing and listening lessons, quizzes, puzzles, songs, printable worksheets and teaching resources.

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Informal English: Houseblinging

Informal English: Houseblinging | Topical English Activities | Scoop.it

A fun listening and vocabulary lesson for English language students.

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Marga Roig's curator insight, December 4, 2014 1:46 AM

AÑADA su visión ...

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Countdown To Christmas

Countdown To Christmas | Topical English Activities | Scoop.it

Count down the days to Christmas with our fun, free online calendar. Check back every day for a new free English activity in the days leading up to Christmas. Part of a free collection of Christmas themed lessons, games and quizzes for English language students.

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