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Socializing: Negative Emotions & Character Flaws

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In this C2 Speaking Activity, students talk about Socializing from the perspective of Negative Emotions & Character Flaws. Students revise grammar contents like connecting words of concession, expressions to be imprecise while sounding advanced, the use of gerunds and infinitives, and Cleft…

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The L2 Learner Identity

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In this C2 Speaking Activity, students talk about Language Learners’ Identities from the perspective of what learning English a second language implies, the relation between language and culture, and what it takes to become a really proficient speaker. Students revise grammar…

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Bad Companies & Toxic Relations

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In this C2 Speaking Activity, students talk about Relationships from the perspective of Bad Companies and Toxic Relations. Students revise grammar contents like speculating with may, might, be likely & unlikely, the use of the pronoun “myself”, the use of ellipsis,…

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Houses

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In this B1 Speaking Activity, students talk about houses. Students revise grammar contents like the comparative and superlative forms of adjectives and conditional sentences. In the section of Speaking skills, they look at ways to express interest in a conversation and…

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Work

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In this B1 Speaking Activity, students talk about the world of work. Students revise grammar contents related to the use of gerunds and infinitives. In the section of Speaking skills, they look at ways to express opinions and to react to…

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Avoiding Travel Mishaps


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In this C1 Listening Worksheet students work on a fill in the gaps exercise that is perfect to train for C1 listening tests. Before listening, they do a matching exercise to activate vocabulary related to the topic and relevant for…

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Bucket List


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We adore this topic! It is an endless source of conversation with students, I mean, who doesn’t like to daydream about the many things they’d love to do at some point in their lives. So this C1 Unit combines Mediation…

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Health phrasal verbs & collocations – Speaking game


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In this Speaking Board Game, students revise vocabulary to talk about health using common phrasal verbs and collocations related to the topic. You will need dice and counters for each group of students. This C1 speaking activity is perfect to revise concepts…

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Solving Riddles


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In this Speaking Game, students engage in conversation while they try to solve some logic riddles read aloud by one of the members of the group. All students have to read two riddles aloud and all students are challenged to…

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Tricky Words – Economic or economical?


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In this Tricky Words activity students revise the two confusing concepts economic and economical, by looking at some examples, doing a challenging fill in gaps exercise and a definitions practice read aloud by the teacher. They also discuss some questions that will help…

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In An Emergency (Intralinguistic / Oral)


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This is an Intralinguistic (English-English) B2 Oral Mediation Task. In “In an emergency”, students are asked to help the new language assistant in their school understand the information on a poster found in all classrooms, and also make sure they…

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In An Emergency (Intralinguistic / Written)


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This is an Intra-linguistic (English-English) B2 Written Mediation Task. In “In an emergency”, students are asked to help a new language assistant in their school understand the information on a poster found in all classrooms, and also make sure they…

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In An Emergency (Cross-linguistic / Oral)


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This is a Cross-linguistic (Spanish-English) B2 Oral Mediation Task. In “In an emergency”, students are asked to help a language assistant understand the information on a poster found in all classrooms, and also make sure they know what their role…

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In An Emergency (Cross-linguistic / Written)


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This is a Cross-linguistic (Spanish-English) B2 Written Mediation Task. In “In an emergency”, students are asked to help a language assistant understand the information on a poster found in all classrooms, and also make sure they know what their role…

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Fake News


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This is an intralinguistic (English-English) B2 Oral and Written Mediation Task. In “Fake News”, students are asked to help a friend who got a message in a WhatsApp that he can’t fully understand and would really like to, as he…

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Confusing News


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This is a cross-linguistic (Spanish-English) C2 Oral Mediation Task. In “Confusing News”, students are asked to summarize a 400-word article about Covid and a theory believed by some about its non-existence. They’ll need to help a friend reach a conclusion…

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SUMMARY SAMPLES PACK


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This is a selection of Mediation Summary Tasks for Exams for freemium users. If this is your case, you can download and use these mediation tasks in your lessons and give them to your students. If you are thinking about…

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Healthy Travel Tips


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This is an intralinguistic (English-English) B2/B2.1 Oral and Written Mediation Task. In “Healthy Travel Tips”, students are asked to help a friend who is about to embark on a long journey but has just started a diet and she fears…

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Happy Birthday!


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In this C1 English-English Mediation Activity, students are asked to help a neighbor understand an email about a service they have hired. It is a C1 level intralinguistic (English-English) mediation task that has a real email as a source. As part of their…

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Becas MEC (Written)


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This B2/B2.1 Spanish-English Mediation Exam Task is an exam training task to help students better understand what they’ll need to do in the mediation section in any certification exam. This task has been designed so it can also be used as…

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