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(Updated on 21/08/2016)


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Descriptions Verbs
Gestures Ways of looking
Health Ways of walking



Activities TO PRINT :


  • English for Everyday Living - Lessons with activities to print
    Learn the names of the things you see or use every day.
    Learn the sentences you need for everyday situations.
    In the Kitchen - In the Bathroom - In the Bedroom - In the Living Room -
    In the Garage - In the Yard - In the Office - At School - At the Store -
    At the Barbershop - Your Body


  • Moving and Growing Quiz
    Ex : "When a bone breaks it is called a &
    a. Crack
    b. Cut
    c. Fracture"

    (Primary Resources)



  • LEARN WITH DRAWINGS : BODY PARTS (dessins et questions) - (

  • Amazing Body Terms: Matching (school.discovery)
    Blinking / Blushing / Hiccoughs / Vertigo / Sneezing / Yawn...
  • Body (with symbols) - (symbolworld)
  • TATTOOS - a worksheet (Annie Gwynn)

  • Label the parts of the head. (enchantedlearning)
  • Label the arm. (enchantedlearning)
  • Label the leg (enchantedlearning)
  • Human Anatomy Quiz -
    "Use the Little Explorers picture dictionary to answer the questions." (enchantedlearning)
  • Monsters : Match the monsters to their parts. (with pictures)
  • Label the senses (hearing, sight, smell, taste, and touch) - (enchantedlearning)
  • Ways of Walking ( -

    "A vocabulary exercise based on situations from The Maltese Falcon

    - Use the context provided below to choose the correct verb for each sentence.
    Note that the situations are in the past.
    crawl, trip, dash, trudge, slip, creep, limp, stagger, wander, stroll, march"

  • The Body - Fill in the spaces
    - ex : "If your __ hurt, you should go to the dentist." (esl-lounge)

  • Body language
    "First match each drawing with the jumbled titles
    - Then find the common interpretation given to the sign or gesture in our country"
  • Ailments and Ills
    "Put this list of ailments into the correct box depending on which part of the body is affected." (esl-lounge)


Lesson plans :

  • Kenzo World - a lesson plan with a short film
    "This ELT lesson plan is designed around a short video by Spike Jonze for Kenzo World. In the lesson students practise vocabulary related to movement of the face and body, watch a video, recall details of the video and speak...."

    Time: 60 minutes


  • White man attacked for having dreadlocks (April 05, 2016) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
    "A heated debate is currently going on in the USA about whether it is OK for white people to have dreadlocks."



  • Cut music to an hour a day (March 02, 2015) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
    "The World Health Organisation (WHO) is worried that 1.1 billion teenagers and people in their twenties and early thirties
    are damaging their hearing by listening to loud music."

  • Nearly 1 billion obese people in developing world (January 05, 2014) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
    "There are now almost one billion obese adults in the developing world. This figure was around 250 million in 1980.
    The number of very overweight people has almost quadrupled in the last 35 years."

  • Airline to charge passengers by weight (April 4, 2013) - a lesson plan with AUDIO.
    "Samoa Air has become the first airline in the world to base fares on a passenger's weight.
    The national carrier of the South Pacific island nation has discarded the traditional pricing model of asking fliers to pay for a seat."



  • Children worrying about their body image (March 25, 2013) - a lesson plan with AUDIO.
    "A survey of English schoolchildren shows boys and girls are worrying about the way they look.
    The study found that over half of schoolboys lacked confidence because of their body shape."

  • Soda And Sugary Drinks Cause Obesity (22nd September, 2012) - a lesson plan with audio
  • Energy drinks irreversibly damage teeth (7th May 2012) - a lesson plan with audio
    "A new study has found that energy drinks and sports drinks cause irreversible damage to teeth, with energy drinks being twice as damaging as sports drinks."



  • JUNK FOOD - a lesson plan (Jean-Marc Gébelin - Académie de Grenoble)


  • Workers in microchip implant trial - a lesson plan
    with "a news article, listening (MP3 file), podcast, communication activities, pair work, discussion, reading and vocabulary exercises."
    (Breaking News English)

  • Tattoo - 2 lesson plans : Elementary + Upper Intermediate (



Idioms, Phrases and Proverbs :

  • English @ the Movies: 'More To You Than Meets The Eye' - VIDEO
    "Our English @ the Movies phrase today is "more to you than meets the eye."
    The movie is "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them--" from the author of Harry Potter.
    It involves a wizard having adventures in New York City.
    Watch to see what "more to you than meets the eye" means."


    Yodelice - More than meets the eye
    + LYRICS:
    "You are the one, Let's have some fun
    You show I run, You are the one
    There's more to us, Than meets the eye
    More to the world, Than you and I..."



  • Does This Story Have Legs? - Text + Audio + Video
    "Legs are useful – for moving around and for expressing yourself!
    Read on to learn useful English expressions using the word “legs” and in which situations you can use them."





  • 50 Idioms About Arms, Hands, and Fingers
    "Many idioms referring to human behavior are based on analogies to parts of the body, especially arms, hands, and fingers.
    Here are explanations of many of the most common expressions."




  • Head Idioms
    1. It's like banging your head against a brick wall
    2. He's got his head in the clouds
    3. An old head on young shoulders

    + Script



  • Arm idioms
    1. They're up in arms
    2. I'd give my right arm to do it
    3. He's twisting my arm

  • Somewhere only we know - a song by Keane :
    "I walked across an empty land
    I knew the pathway like the back of my hand...
  • Eye, Ear and Nose Idioms - with explanations and interactive quizzes (
    - catch one`s eye
    - eyes pop out
    - get the eye
    - give someone the eye
    - have eyes only for
    - keep an eye on
    - make eyes at
    - stars in one`s eyes...
  • An arm and a leg

  • Baby Takes by Green River :
    The more I die, the more you live
    Baby takes so much to give
    The more you heal, the more I ache
    Baby gives so much to take
    The more you touch, the less I feel...
    Down inside and dry as a bone"

  • Some Part of Me - Quan : (Number 9)
    "You had the knack to twist me round your little finger
    Till I broke my back..."
    (to twist somebody round your little finger)
  • A shoulder to the wheel - Bel Canto
    "But I think that you will always stay like this
    When you put your idle shoulder to the wheel"

  • Heart On The Street by Manfred Mann's Earth Band :
    "It's easy just keep your eyes open
    Put your shoulder to the wheel"
  • Jeopardy by Skyclad :
    "In jeopardy - welcome to the lion's den,
    We skate on thin ice - dice with death"
    (to put your head in the lion's den)
  • Lena by Fool's Garden :
    "Draw me to the rainbow
    I'm trying to resist
    Cut the ground from under my feet
    Tear me out of that midst"
    (to cut the ground from under somebody's feet)

  • The Mercy Seat by Nick Cave :
    "An eye for an eye
    And a tooth for a tooth
  • By Myself by Linkin Park :
    "Do I sit here and try to stand it?
    Or do I try to catch them red-handed?"
    (to catch somebody red-handed)
  • Leg To Stand On by Theory of a Deadman :
    "you haven't got a leg to stand on
    You haven't got it, you haven't got the time"
  • Yeah Yeah Yeah by Alice Cooper :
    "Yeah, you could pull my leg
    Or anything"
    (to pull somebody's leg)
  • Midnight Love by Snoop Doggy Dogg :
    "it cost an arm and a leg just to live on your knees"

  • Fried by Blur :
    "Oh I would like to give you your head"
    (to give somebody his head)

  • Undercut - Nothingface :
    "Give me my head - nothing more, I am dead"
    (to give somebody his head)
  • The Walls Have Ears by Elvis Presley :
    "The walls have ears, ears that hear each little sound you make"