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Oxford University Press ELT Activity Worksheets 1Dear Educator, Thank you for participating in our survey! To show our appreciation, here are 15 reproducible worksheets that can be used in any course. The worksheets have been chosen for a variety of levels, language focus, and activity types. Also, where possible, both American and British English options are given. This material has been excerpted from our best-selling adult titles: Smart Choice, American Headway / New Headway, and American English File / New English File. Each worksheet also comes with its accompanying instructions and answer key. For more free activities and information about each of these series, please visit: http://elt.oup.com/teachers/smartchoice http://elt.oup.com/teachers/headway http://elt.oup.com/teachers/americanheadway2e http://elt.oup.com/teachers/americanenglishfile http://elt.oup.com/teachers/englishfile Thank you again for your time and participation. Sincerely, ELT Market Research Team Oxford University Press Contents Worksheet Language Focus Time Activity Source Guess who? Present continuous third-person; yes/no questions 25-35 minutes Guessing game Smart Choice Starter Find the differences Present continuous questions and statements 30-40 minutes Picture cards Smart Choice 1 A visitor! Questions and answers with can 30-40 minutes Gap-fill Snakes and ladders Articles 25-30 minutes Board game American Headway 2 Bakers dozen Have to 35-45 minutes Crossword Whats the phrase? Verbs and nouns that go together, e.g., make a complaint 20-35 minutes Phrase cards A game of past, present, future Questions formation with Present Simple, Past Simple and going to and question words 25-40 minutes Three in a row New Headway Pre-Intermediate The birthday present Past Simple and Continuous 25-40 minutes Picture story Freud painting tops Tate Gallery card sales Relative clauses 20-30 minutes Reading/Gap-fill American English File 4 Did it really happen to you? Narrative tenses 25-35 minutes Question prompts Describing game Vocabulary 25-35 minutes Picture game Wishes Wish + past simple, would, or past perfect 30-40 minutes Two-page activity New English File Upper-Intermediate Guess the sentence Clauses of contrast and purpose 30-40 minutes Pair work activity Grammar auction Third-person pronouns with be 30-40 minutes Grammar game Revision General revision 40-45 minutes Question prompts Oxford University Press. Permission granted to reproduce for classroom use. Unit 7 Worksheet 1 Smart Choice Starter Second Edition BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBGuess who? Aim To guess a mystery person Language focus The present continuous third-person yes/no questions Lesson link Use after Language Practice (p. 47) Materials One worksheet per student Customize your worksheet by: Changing the names of the people. You can include the names of people the students will know. Changing the activities the people are doing and the clothing that they are wearing. Including any additional vocabulary that your students have learned. Set-up (5 minutes) Divide the students into groups of four. Give a handout to each student. Write on the board: Ms. Green Ms. Brown Now: dancing Now: dancing writer writer pants pants T-shirt shirt boots boots Tell the class that you are thinking of one of these people. Have the students ask you yes/no questions to guess the person. For example: Q Is she dancing? A Yes, she is. Q Is she wearing a T-shirt? A No, she isnt. Shes wearing a shirt. Q Is she Ms. Brown? A Thats right! Procedure (20 minutes) Have the students choose one person from the chart. They must not say who it is. Students ask questions to find out the other students secret person. A correct answer wins one point. The student with the most points wins. Have the students take turns asking questions. Extension (10 minutes) Divide the students into new groups of four. Have the students describe what their former partners are wearing. The others try to guess the classmate. Oxford University Press. Permission granted to reproduce for classroom use. SMART CHOICE STARTER SECOND EDITION UNIT 7 WORKSHEET 1 GUESS WHO? Guess who? Ms. Hall Now: watching TV businesswoman jeans shirt boots Ms. Fernandez Now: dancing writer pants T-shirt boots Ms. Christie Now: listening to music businesswoman shorts sweater sneakers Ms. Elliot Now: dancing writer pants shirt boots Ms. Reno Now: listening to music teacher shorts sweater sneakers Ms. Kobayashi Now: watching TV teacher jeans T-shirt boots Ms. Lee Now: listening to music teacher shorts shirt sneakers Ms. Jones Now: dancing student pants T-shirt sneakers Ms. Sella Now: watching TV writer jeans sweater boots Ms. Di Matteo Now: dancing businesswoman shorts T-shirt sneakers Ms. Keegan Now: dancing businesswoman pants shirt boots Ms. Wong Now: watching TV writer jeans sweater sneakers Ms. Green Now: listening to music writer shorts shirt sneakers Ms. Smith Now: dancing teacher shorts T-shirt sneakers Ms. Suzuki Now: watching TV businesswoman pants shirt boots Ms. Black Now: watching TV retired jeans T-shirt sneakers Ms. Brown Now: dancing teacher pants shirt boots Ms. Goode Now: listening to music businesswoman pants sweater boots Ms. White Now: watching TV student jeans T-shirt sneakers Ms. Kim Now: listening to music writer pants sweater boots Is she listening to music?Yes, she is. Shes listening to music. Is she wearing boots?No, she isnt. She isnt wearing boots. Is she Ms. Green? Thats right! Shes Ms. Green. OK. Your turn. Oxford University Press. Permission granted to reproduce for classroom use. Unit 5 Worksheet 2 Smart Choice Level 1 Second Edition BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB Find the differences Aims To find the differences between two pictures Language focus Present continuous questions and statements Lesson link Use at the end of the unit Materials One pair of cards per pair of students; one student gets Picture A and the other gets Picture B Set-up (5 minutes) On the board draw a stick picture of a person with a ball at his feet. Write the name Simon under the picture. Ask one student what Simon is doing. Elicit Simon is playing soccer. Erase the ball and ask what he is doing now. Elicit Simon is walking or Simon is going for a walk. Procedure (25 minutes) Divide the students into pairs. Give each pair a set of pictures, A and B. Have the students ask each other two questions about what the people in the pictures are doing. Have each pair of students find six things about the pictures that are different. If necessary, help them by writing an example on the board: A: What is Ali doing in your picture? B: Ali is reading a fashion magazine. A: Oh! In my picture, Ali is reading a sports magazine. When they have found six differences, have them take turns making sentences to describe the differences: In Picture A, Joe is eating cake; but in Picture B, he is eating ice cream. Extension (10 minutes) Divide the students into groups of four. Have Students B, C, and D in each group perform a different action. Student A says what each person is doing. Then have Student A turn around. One of the other students performs a different action. The other two perform the same action. Student A turns around and tries to find the student performing the different action. Student A then reports what the new action is. Oxford University Press. Permission granted to reproduce for classroom use. SMART CHOICE LEVEL 1 SECOND EDITION UNIT 5 WORKSHEET 2 FIND THE DIFFERENCES ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ----------------------------------------------------- A B KellyYukiko Joe AliMiranda Ricardo Jeff Kelly Yukiko Joe AliMiranda Ricardo Jeff Oxford University Press. Permission granted to reproduce for classroom use. Unit 9 Worksheet 2 Smart Choice Level 1 Second Edition BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB A visitor! Aim To have a conversation about things we can do in town Language focus Where can I ___?; You can ___ at ___. Lesson link Use at the end of the unit Materials One story sheet per student Customize your worksheet by: Replacing the pictures with pictures of students, teachers, or celebrities. Changing the dialogue to include different activities, places, and interests. Set-up (10 minutes) Give one story sheet to each student. Give the students a minute or two to look the sheet over. Have one student come to the front of the class with their story sheet. Say to the student, I am Tiffany. Lets read together. Perform the first five lines of the dialogue; read the Visitor lines and have the student read the You lines. Then say to the student, Now, you are Ross. Repeat the Set-up, this time reading the You lines while the student reads the Visitor lines. Procedure (20 minutes) Divide the students into pairs. Have one student play the role of Tiffany. Ask them to perform the dialogue together. The student playing the role of Tiffany imagines what type of questions she would ask. Have the students repeat the dialogue twice, with the student who played Tiffany going on to play one other role. Then have the students change places and perform the dialogue two more times. Extension (10 minutes) Have the students perform the dialogue two more times, with the students asking real-life q