Adjectives 3 sets
Animals 5 sets
Chores - 'have to'
Christmas 2 sets
Classroom 2 sets
Clothing 3 sets
Fantasy 2 sets
Fruit (with likes, does, doesn't)
Future Tense (be going to ~)
Halloween 3 sets
Health have and feel sets
Hobbies 2 sets
House 2 sets
Kitchen 3 sets
Months + clipart
Music - instruments
Nationalities 3 sets
Nature 3 sets
Part-time Jobs 3 sets
Passive Verbs 2 sets
Past Tense 3 sets
People/Jobs 2 sets
Phrasal Verbs 2 sets
Places 2 sets + There is
Prepositions of place and movement
Pronouns object and possessive pronouns
Recess Activities 2 sets
Senses 5 sets: look, feel, sound, taste, smell
Shapes and Colors
Signs - road signs + prohibition
Sports 3 sets
St. Patrick's Day
Thanksgiving 2 sets
Time clock faces
Verbs 5 sets +can
Weather + elements
Worksheets for MES Flashcards
Places flashcardsset 1: preview these cards
I use these to introduce 'they' and 'at' "Where are they?" "They're at the airport." But it can be used as is, "What's this? It's a supermarket."
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Places flashcards set 2: preview these cards
For more places around town take a look at the part-time job set 1
Mark's note: After students have finished nature sets 1 and 2 plus places set 1, I introduce 'There is/are ~ .'
These are four large pictures I use to introduce the grammar. Introduction Set I let the students look at the pictures for 30 seconds, memorize the picture and then I take it away. The students then tell me everything they can remember, the There is/There are game. I give one point for each correct answer and for older children I take away one point for repeating something that was already said.
I have 52 pictures spread over 2 documents. Practice Set 1 Practice Set2 Students can use the cards and try to name 4 things they see. 'There is a cat (under the tree.)' This can be done as a relay race or timed activity (see how many cards you or your group can complete in 1 minute. Keep a record of times/# of cards and award improvement. This will increase fluency and also keeps children from getting bored with the same cards. Both sets are quite large 2mb.
Here are 2 sets of find the differences pictures. These are great for practicing 'There is no ~ .' and 'but.'
There is a bus stop here, but there is no bus stop here.
I have 4 pages of
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