A collection of listening and vocabulary activities. Students can use this to study alone or teachers can exploit the material more fully in the classroom. This song has so many lexical chunks and collocations it’s hard not to do!
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Lesson and materials with answer key: ADELE Vocabulary Listening with Answer Key
Here’s another IELTS type listening practice for you. This time, it is based around the US Elections and how they actually work. I hope this is as informative about that as it is about IELTS.
Awareness raising tasks and answer keys are provided. Hope you enjoy it!
Download the lesson: IELTS Listening US ELECTIONS
Please find an IELTS-style practice activity for the sentence completion task in the exam. Interestingly, this task uses video instead of audio for the task. It would, however, be preferable if you didn’t watch the video first and just listened.
Keep your eye out for more materials like this coming soon!
The video is taken from a YouTuber called BrainCraft. If you’re a member of youtube, I highly recommend that you subscribe to her channel. Some of the videos there are really fun and interesting.
Video: How films control your brain
IELTS Listening sentence completion – Films and the brain
Here’s a worksheet I made for a group of intermediate – upper intermediate students on the subject of binomials (words that are often linked by a conjunction and are often irreversible). I used this after a common binomial was in a reading text I was teaching.
You could also use this to generate a discussion about the binomials your students have in their language.
Binomials – Worksheet
- Sick and tired
- Rock and roll
- Short and sweet
- Odds and ends
- By and large
6. Wear and tear
7. Safe and sound
8. Sooner or later
9. Ups and downs
10. Far and wide
Gap Fill 2
Sick and tired
Safe and sound
Sooner or later
Odds and ends
Rock and roll
Ups and downs
Far and wide
Short and sweet
Wear and tear
By and large