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levels

The levels used on this index are those of the Common European Framework of reference for languages (as above).
See the guide on Wikipedia for more details of the abilities at each level.

There are materials on this site in the learners' area which can be incorporated into your teaching.  Materials in that area at levels C1 and C2 are also suitable for teachers of English (whether their first language is English or not).
There are some notes on how to integrate the materials (whether or not you have classroom access to the internet).

Levels A1 and A2
I like, I love, I hate A lesson incorporating common verbs of opinion and lexis around leisure activities
The weather A lesson focusing on simple weather lexis, the seasons and some adverbs of extent and frequency
Clothes This is a plan for how to use the materials on this site in the learners' section.  It can be adapted for many of the other lessons at this level
Levels B1 and B2
Gerunds after verbs of opinion A lesson incorporating common verbs of opinion and lexis around leisure activities with gerunds
Writing a Report This is a series of lessons based around report genre and writing about your home town.  It can be easily adapted for any topic
Quantifiers This lesson works in combination with an exercise on this site and focuses on the use of quantifiers with countable and uncountable nouns
Health issues This is a plan for how to use the materials on this site in the learners' section.  It can be adapted for many of the other lessons at this level
7 meanings of over A mini-video to present the 7 meanings of over.  Right click the link to save the video to your computer
Speculating about the past This is a two-lesson set of procedures and materials on past forms of modals.  You may like to look at the analysis of modal verbs: tense and aspect in the in-service training index before you teach it
Levels C1 and C2
Gerunds and infinitives A lesson incorporating on verbs which are followed by gerunds or infinitives for opinion verbs (gerunds) and hopes and plans (infinitives)
Writing a Report This is a series of lessons based around report genre and writing about your home town.  It can be easily adapted for any topic
Present perfect progressive / present perfect simple This is a plan for how to use the materials on this site in the learners' section focusing on grammatical aspect with two quite tricky tense forms: the difference between What have you done? and What have you been doing?
Using time lines for the present perfect progressive This is a PowerPoint presentation to help you explain the use of the present perfect progressive for long or repeated actions resulting in a present decision about the future.  You must have a version of PowerPoint or the PowerPoint Viewer installed
Speculating about the past This is a two-lesson set of procedures and materials on past forms of modals.  You may like to look at the analysis of modal verbs: tense and aspect in the in-service training index before you teach it
Other areas
Identifying word stress This is a PowerPoint slide show to practise identifying word stress.  To view the presentation you must have a version of PowerPoint installed or the PowerPoint Viewer which can be downloaded, free of charge, from the link on the opening page