(Updated on 04/02/2013)



Listening -
Interactive exercises
- Exercises to print - Lesson plans -
Games to print
- Cartoons - Songs


Conversations :

  • Why did Susie go to the doctor? (Infinitive of Purpose) - (Handoutsonline)
    "There's a mix-and-match exercise,
    lots of pairwork speaking,
    as well as a final exercise allowing students to personalise the language."


Listening :

  • To, for, so that
    "In this programme we look at three ways to talk about purpose, or the reason why we do things...
    We can use for + verb-ing, we can use the infinitive with to, and we can use so that + subject + verb."
    - with the grammar explanation and table
    and quizzes




INTERACTIVE exercises :


  • What's it for ? (with pictures) - exercices interactifs (Ghislaine Wulles)


Exercises TO PRINT :

  • Reasons Why ( :
    - Worksheet 2: Why/To

Lesson plans :


  • I want to learn English because... - a lesson
    "This EFL lesson is designed around a short video commissioned by OUP to promote their Q: Skills for Success series.
    In the lesson students talk about their reasons for learning English and what they want to do with English in the future.
    They also watch a short video and answer comprehension questions."
    Language level: Elementary (A1) –Intermediate (B1)
    Time: 60 minutes
    Language: Infinitive to express purpose, vocabulary related to reasons for learning a language

Games TO PRINT :

  • Office Crossword (Used for / Vocabulary)
    - "A splendid two-person crossword.
    There are no clues: instead, students need to explain the words.
    The target structure could be 'used for' plus the gerund, or 'used to' plus the infinitive"


Cartoons :



Songs :

  • Apologize sung by Timbaland (
    "You tell me that you're sorry...
    I said it's too late to apologize...
    And you say
    Sorry like an angel"

    - the VIDEO (YouTube)

  • Fire on the mountain - sung by Asa (YouTube) - UPDATED
    - the Lyrics
    "What did they say to make you so blind,
    to your conscience and reason ?
    Could it be love for your country,
    or for the gun you use in killing ? So...
    and there'll be nowhere for us to go"

  • Help Is Coming sung by Ayo
    "don't you know it can't never be too late
    for us to succeed...
    Help is coming
    For us to be released"

    - with the VIDEO
  • I'm Your Angel by Celine Dion :
    "No Mountains too high, for you to climb...
    No rivers too wide, for you to make it across..."
  • What Can I Do by The Corrs :
    "What can I do to make you love me
    What can I do to make you care
    What can I say to make you feel this
    What can I do to get you there..."