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Firework, by Katy Perry

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Gap fill quiz featuring the song 'Firework', by Katy Perry. Listen to the song and complete the gaps in the lyrics by typing in the missing words. Use the words in the word box to help you if you get stuck.

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Countdown To Christmas

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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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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
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Informal English: Houseblinging

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A fun listening and vocabulary lesson for English language students.

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AÑADA su visión ...

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The Nutcracker, by Tchaikovsky

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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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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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Autumn

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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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Thanksgiving Lesson Resources

Thanksgiving Lesson Resources | Topical English Activities | Scoop.it

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

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How To Improve Your Study Habits

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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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Black History Month: Rosa Parks

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an Intermediate English lesson about Rosa Parks and The Montgomery Bus Boycott.

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Back to School: Health and Safety

Back to School: Health and Safety | Topical English Activities | Scoop.it

Essential word lists and safety drills relating to health and safety in college, the workplace, and everyday life. Vocabulary lists and quizzes for English language learners from beginner level upwards, and printable worksheets and other lesson resources for teachers. Includes materials on firework safety.

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September Festivals & Events

September Festivals & Events | Topical English Activities | Scoop.it

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

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Mexican Independence Day (September 16)

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Mexican Independence Day is Celebrated on September 16. Practise spelling English words connected with Mexican Independence Day, with this online word search puzzle.

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Talk Like A Pirate Day (September 19)

Talk Like A Pirate Day (September 19) | Topical English Activities | Scoop.it

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

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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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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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The Legend of The Xmas Spider

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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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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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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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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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Autumn Festivals and Holidays

Autumn Festivals and Holidays | Topical English Activities | Scoop.it

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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November Birthdays: Jimi Hendrix

November Birthdays: Jimi Hendrix | Topical English Activities | Scoop.it

Intermediate listening comprehension for English language students about the iconic rock guitarist Jimi Hendrix (27/11/1942- 18/9/1970).

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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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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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International Chocolate Day (September 13)

International Chocolate Day (September 13) | Topical English Activities | Scoop.it
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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September Birthdays: Amy Winehouse

September Birthdays: Amy Winehouse | Topical English Activities | Scoop.it

ESL Lessons about the late British R & B singer Amy Winehouse (14 September 1983 – 23 July 2011) - reading comprehension quiz, gap fill exercise and printable worksheets for pre-intermediate and intermediate level English language students, teachers and young learners.

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