Vocabulary - Flashcards, Cliparts and Photos- Facts - Advice -
Listening -
Interactive exercises - Exercises to print -
Lesson plans
Webquests -
Interactive games - Games to print -
Interactive stories
- Stories without sound -
Conversation questions -
- Poems - Superstitions - Idioms and Proverbs - Cartoons - Video
- Cinema

(Updated on 20/02/2013)


Related pages :

Sports (civilization) + Sports (vocabulary and activities) + Television + Cinema + Music
+ Toys + Puppets + Celebrations / Holidays
+ The circus
+ Video games

+ Theme parks / Amusement parks + In the park



Exercises TO PRINT :

  • my talents
    The topic of this worksheet is talents. Students learn vocabulary for typical leisure time activities.
    They learn how to use can and can't, the definite article "the" and the "zero" article. The worksheet provides a speaking and /or a writing activity.

    Created by Isabelle Boresy (Ac. Amiens)

  • Likes / Dislikes / Hobbies :
    - envoyés par Christelle BOLTZ (Ac. Strasbourg)

    - Un transparent
    pour parler de ses goûts


    - Un jeu de cartes sur les "hobbies"
    avec d'un côté les dessins
    (+ Page 2)
    représentant diverses activités
    et de l'autre les verbes associés
    (+ Page 2).


    - Une fiche
    reprenant le nouveau vocabulaire
    et quelques règles relatives
    à l'utilisation des verbes
    exprimant les goûts.


  • Hobbies & vacation Activities Worksheets
    1. Favourite past times battleships worksheet - Teach hobbies vocabulary with pictures
    2. Hobbies word association exercise - indoor activities vs. outdoor activities
    3. Where can we go hiking in your city? Hobbies dialogue writing
    4. Adjectives to describe hobbies. hobbies writing & dialogues exercise.
    5. Hobbies interview worksheet: interview a friend and report back.
    6. Hobbies discussion worksheet
    7. Holiday activities matching exercise
    8. Extreme sports vocabulary exercise. Memory game, word fragment exercises.

    Si l'accès direct n'est pas autorisé, une fois sur la page d'accueil , cliquer sur Vocabulary Worksheets en haut de la page, à gauche.

  • Holiday activities matching exercise
    Si l'accès direct n'est pas autorisé, une fois sur la page d'accueil , cliquer sur Vocabulary Worksheets en haut de la page, à gauche.


  • Entertainment - activities to print
    using always / often / sometimes / never


  • Games - (
    'Label the checkers, dominoes, backgammon, dice, cards, dartboard, dart, bullseye, and board game.'

Lesson plans :

  • Practise your English while you learn about collecting things.
    "Take a look at the article, story, word game, cartoon, poll, trivia and links."

    (British Council)


  • Gambling. = "the act of betting money, for example in a game or on a horse race...
    Take a look at the articles, poem, word game, cartoon, poll, trivia and links."

    (British Council)


  • Disneyland celebrates 50th birthday - a lesson plan - present perfect (
    - with "a news article, listening (MP3 file), communication activities, pair work, discussion, reading and vocabulary exercises."


  • VIDEO GAMES - Activités Multimédia (Académie de Dijon)
    "Différents types d'activités sur le thème des jeux vidéo sont proposés, à partir d'enregistrements provenant de
    Voanews :
    QCM, textes à trous, questions ouvertes, expression écrite et orale, discrimination auditive, lien phonie/graphie, accent tonique etc..."
  • The Outdoors - a lesson plan (
    "Camping, hiking, and fishing. These are just a few activities that people do to relax and enjoy the outdoors.
    to the words..."
    Vocabulary | Practice | Follow-Up
  • Hobbies and recreation - a lesson proposed by Randall S. Davis with :
    - a list of commonly-used vocabulary with a recording of the words in RealMedia format.
    - a short quiz to test students' comprehension of some of the words,
    - a Follow-Up exercise for expanding students' use of the vocabulary in a conversation with a partner or group.


Webquests :

  • Computer Games - Good or Bad? (Frankie Meehan -
    "You must explore the list of webpages below and make notes about the information contained in each.
    Then, using your notes you can make up your mind about whether computer games are good or bad.
    You will be required to present your arguments as an essay."



  • Environmental Rescue - an interactive game about fishing (
    "Turn a polluted pond into a paradise by building complete sentences."




Games TO PRINT :



  • Alfy goes to school (skateboard) - ( - CLICK ON "PLAY A GAME" ON THE RIGHT OF THE PAGE

Stories without sound :



Conversation questions :


Songs :

  • The Nuki Song
    "Time after school play on my computer my nuki never leaves my mouth
    even on the playground or on the rollercoaster I never take my nuki out."

    + the VIDEO


  • The busy buzz song - animated
    "Buzz is a very busy bee. She's doing lots of things.
    Listen to a song about all the activities that she likes doing."
    (British Council)


  • Animaniacs "I'm Mad" Song : the lyrics (


Poems :


Superstitions :


Idioms and Proverbs :

  • Genius in France by Weird Al Malkovic :
    "I'm about as sharp as a bowling ball"

  • M-80 by Papa Roach :
    "I'm as sharp as a knife
    As high as a kite

    Demented as the night is long"


Cartoons : (Si le lien est inaccessible, enregistrer l'image pour obtenir la taille initiale.)

The computer was right...
(Site unknown)

Teach to fish...

Remember the Chinese proverb :
"Give a man a fish and you feed him
for a day.
Teach a man to fish and you feed him f
or a lifetime."


I need a summer break


No jeans!


Searching for Bigfoot




He used to bring me
my newspaper



Videos :






Cinema :