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Pathetic Excuses

Talk about practical life-skills …

PRACTICE:

  • future in the past
  • making excuses

WHO IS IT FOR?

  • Level (CEFR C1-C2)
  • Ages 15 yrs and up

THE RUNTHROUGH:

When we talk about developing our students’ language skills, as ESL / EFL teachers we often neglect that most valuable of skills: making excuses for the things that we were supposed to do, but didn’t.  The remedy?  Pathetic Excuses: The Card Game.

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It’s funny you should say that …

A simple, rapid-fire card game for using adverbs.

PRACTICE:

  • adverbs (of frequency, manner and degree)
  • sharing anecdotes
  • listening for detail

WHO IS IT FOR?

  • Upper-Intermediate learners and higher (CEFR B2-C2)
  • Ages 12+

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