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28 boring words & what to use instead

Alternative to 28 boring words

Words like new, next, things, feel, seem, best, young, just, almost, right, old, long, other, important, sad, happy, good, bad, like, nice, only, real, sweet, funny, little, bit, pretty or smart.

Are you bored of using the same common words? Here you have these 28 boring words: alternatives to make your speech more varied and exciting


Alternative to 28 boring words

In this infographic there are a selected  number of alternatives that you can use instead and that help you to make your speech and writing more varied and exciting.


Change your 28 boring words for new ones. Many people use the same words again and again. So, you can change a little bit.

You have only to change  28  boring words like new, next, things, feel, seem, best, young, just, almost, right, old, long, other, important, sad, happy, good, bad, like, nice, only, real, sweet, funny, little, bit, pretty or smart into new ones.

As a result, your writing and speech, will improve.


This infographic with 28 boring words has gently shared by 



GREAT RESOURCES: More than 100 useful and  lovely storybook patterns (pictures/flashcards) related with story books and classic tales to download.
Next you have an example.
At the bottom  of the page,you’ll find  the updated story list.
You can also watch some of these stories in video. 

Pete the Cat: Rocking in my School Shoes Color /B&W

Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes Color/B&W

The Hat Color/B&W

Panda Bear, Panda Bear…Color/B&W

Handa’s Surprise

How Do You Feel? Color/B&W/WS

I’m the Best Color/B&W

Dry Bones Color/B&W
Inch By Inch Color/B&W/

Activity:Who am I?

Japer’s Beanstalk Color/B&W

Bark, George Color /B&W

Cleo’s Alphabet Color/B&W

The Three Billy Goats Gruff Color/B&W

The Little Red Hen Color/B&W

Red Riding Hood Color/B&W

The Three Little Pigs Color/B&W

Gingerbread Man Color/B&W

Goldilocks and the Three Bears Color/B&W

Washing Line  Color/B&W
Rosie’s WalkColor/B&W

Chicka Chicka Boom

Mouse Paint

Go Away, Big Green Monster Color/B&W

It Looked Like Spilt Milk B&W

Where’s Spot?Color/B&W

Froggy Gets Dressed

We’re going on a Bear Hunt Color/B&W
Quick As a CricketColor/B&W

There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly Color/B&W


Old Macdonald had a Farm

One Elephant Went Out to Play

Over in the Meadow


Papa, Please get the Moon for Me

Panda Bear, Panda Bear, What do you Hear?

Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons

Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes

Pete the Cat: Rocking in my School Shoes


Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What do you Hear?

Planting a Rainbow

Please, Mr. Panda


Quick as a Cricket



Rainbow Fish

Rosie’s Walk

Red Riding Hood


See You Later, Alligator

Seven Blind Mice

Shoes from Grandpa

Silly Sally

Skip through the Seasons

Spring is Here

Stone Soup


The Ants Go Marchingl

The Cow Who Clucked

The Crunching Munching Caterpillar

The Farmer in the Dell

The Great Big Enormous Carrot

The Happy Day

The Hat

The Little Old Lady Who Was Not…

The Little Red Hen

The Mixed-up ChameleonThe Three Little Pigs

The Mitten

The Napping House

The Season’s of Arnold’s Apple Tree

The Snowy Day

The Story of the Little Mole

The Three Billy Goats Gruff

The Very Busy Spider

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

The Wheels on the Bus

There was an Old Lady Who…

There were Ten in the Bed

Time for Bed

Ten Fat Sausages

Ten Black Dots


Today is Monday

The Jacket I Wear in the Snow

Three Little Kittens

The Town Mouse & The Country Mouse

The Grouchy Ladybug

The Wind Blew

Tommorrow’s Alphabet


Under My Hood I Have a Hat


White Rabbit’s Color Book

Walking through the Jungle

Washing Line

We All Go Traveling By

We’re Going on a Bear Hunt

What’s the Time, Mr. Wolf?

Where is the Green Sheep?

Where’s Spot?

Who Sank the Boat?

Who Stole the Cookies from the Cookie Jar?

Whose Baby am I?



BUSY TEACHERS for teachers

busyteacherBusy Teacher is a a page with an increase database of more than 16,000 free printable worksheets and lesson plans for teaching English. No matter if you teach kids or adults, beginners or advanced students – BusyTeacher will save you hours in preparation time.

No registration required.

All the worksheet has been made for teachers. So you can also become a BusyTeacher contributor by submitting your own Worksheets

In their pages you can find different worksheets as I show you directly below




HOW TO BE ENGLISH (my collection)

I like  those pictures about:  “How to be english” . So, I have been collecting them from different webs. Now, I want to share   my collection in case it could be useful for you.


ATTENTION: The webs from I have taken my collection are said at the bottom of this page. Many thanks to all of them.

(Click on each to make it bigger)

Old BritainHTBE C12Ye olde Britain

Asking the wayHTBE C15Asking the way

Mind the GapHTBE C13Mind the gap

The mighty spudHTBE C16The mighty spud

Eat fish and chipsHTBE C17Fish and chips

DrivingHTBE C14Driving

HTBE C20Pets

British beerHTBE C26British beer

True BritishHTBE C30True Brit

Learning by doingHTBE C27Learning by doing

My englishHTBE C1 My english

The telephone boxHTBE C28The telephone box

HTBE C29Arrival

How to know your english HTBE C2How to know your English Fluency

Test your englishHTBE C24Test your english

How to be politeHTBE C3How to be polite

Real EnglishHTBE C23Real english

How to start a conversationHTBE C25Meeting and greeting

Speak slowlyHTBE C3Speak slowly

How to complainHTBE C6How to complaint

Terms of endearmentHTBE C4Terms of endearment

DepartureHTBE C9Departure

How to pronounce the “th”HTBE C5How to pronounce the TH

Tourist attractionsHTBE C10Shopping

QueuingHTBE D2When visiting England

Tea timeHTBE C7 Tea time

Winners HTBE D6winners

Dress senseHTBE C8Dress Sense

British virtuesHTBE D!·British virtues

Coming up from a tourHTBE DComing up fron a tour

Free time
HTBE D4Free time


Mailing HTBE D10Mailing

British TraditionHTBE D7English traditions

On the phoneHTBE D9On the phone

The ClockHTBE D8The Clock

PresentsHTBE D14Presents

NeighboursHTBE D12Neighboughrs

Traditiions HTBE D16Traditions

In the streetHTBE D13In the street

GardeningHTBE D19Gardening

British FolkHTBE D15British folk

MendingHTBE D20mending


Free TimeHTBE D18Freetime

How to say Good byeHTBE D21How to say goodbye


You can have next ones  from Lee Gone Publications, the how to be British collections:“The How to be British Collection of Postcards” 

UK map,English Breakfast, Practise your prepositions, British abroad, The Big Ben, Brain of Britain, Weather, Words you need, The English family, Teatime, Practice your conditionals…



Maple leaf phonics

Maple leaf phonics is a wanderful collection of videos  for your children to learn.

Here I leave this collection of maple leaf phonics to learn:

– the alphabet,

– the vowels and letters

– vocabulary

And all of it in a funny and delicious way with the songs and the ring card phonics.

mariposas para primavera, butterfly (6)

mariposas para primavera, butterfly (6)

mariposas para primavera, butterfly (6)

The ABC song

The vowel song: a,e,i,o,u

The phonic song

The big A,Little a song/ phonics song

Alphabet phonics song

A-G phonic song

O-U phonic song

V-Z phonic song





three letters words with A

three letters words with E

three letters words with I

three letters words with O

three letters words with U

three letters words with U

mariposas para primavera, butterfly (6)



mariposas para primavera, butterfly (6)

mariposas para primavera, butterfly (6)







mariposas para primavera, butterfly (6)



mariposas para primavera, butterfly (6)

mariposas para primavera, butterfly (6)







mariposas para primavera, butterfly (6)



mariposas para primavera, butterfly (6)

mariposas para primavera, butterfly (6)







mariposas para primavera, butterfly (6)



mariposas para primavera, butterfly (6)

mariposas para primavera, butterfly (6)



A ring card

B ring card

C ring card

D ring card

E ring card

F ring card

G ring card

H ring card

I ring card

J ring card

K ring card

M ring card

N ring card

O ring card

P ring card

R ring card

S ring card

T ring card

U ring card

V ring card

X ring card

Y ring card

Y ring card

Z ring card




  With over thirty nine million books in print, Jan Brett is one of the foremost author illustrators of children’s picture books. 

She is well known for colorful, detailed depictions of a wide variety of animals and human cultures ranging from Scandinavia to Africa. Her best-known titles include The Mitten, The Hat, and Gingerbread Baby.

In her page you will find lots of lovely activies. But I wish to emphasize here all these lovely masks that you can download . They have a very good quality indeed.Even you can use them for decorating your classroom.

Click on each animal to display the full sized mask artwork  in pdf. If you click on the name you The picture will be displayed in .html format (both from the original page) 

The Umbrella Animals



Gingerbread Baby Animals


gingerbread baby


The Animals of The Hat







the fox









the cat










the pig









 The Animals of The Mitten.

The rabbit


The Animals of Town Mouse Country Mouse

Mrs. Town mouse

town mouse1



This lovely collection is taken from Fable vision learning posters and created by Peter H. Reynolds. These posters provide gentle reminders and inspiration for students and teachers. 

ATTENTION: As you see in the bottom of each poster, everything is copywright 2011 Peter H. Reynold  from

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Featured Posters:
A Thinking Journey

Start your class on a creative thinking journey with these tips from Peter H. Reynolds on living with purpose. Choose from two options or hang up both!

fablevision_geography_5Think Globally

Inspire your students to think globally with this poster featuring an illustration by Peter H. Reynolds. With a quote from David Smith (creator of Mapping the World by Heart™), this poster will help inspire your students to become members of the global community.


Outside the Box Thinker

Learning to think independently is an essential skill of all creative learners. Inspire your students to be original by hanging this beautiful poster in your classroom!


I Believe in Me!

Give your students the confidence to put pen to paper and express themselves. This PDF includes two versions of this beautiful poster featuring a poem by Peter H. Reynolds to inspire everyone to reach for the stars!



Best Year Yet

Working together we can make this year the best year yet!


ishful_thinker_posterTNI’m an Ishful Thinker

It’s all too easy to get caught up in making everything as perfect as can be. Hang up this beautiful poster by Peter H. Reynolds as a gentle reminder to look at things from an ishful perspective. Let your creative side take flight and watch the magic unfold!


The 5 B’s

Make your journey a meaningful one. Here are 5 B’s to help you along your path.


Guiding Stars

What inspires you? What makes your journey great? To see how members of an audience of 1,500 answered those questions, download this poster. As you gaze at the stars, think about your own personal constellation.



The 21st Century Educator

Peter H. Reynolds Skyped in to the Thinkfinity Soirée at TCEA 2011 to create this poster with the help of over 100 educators! Conference attendees called out words to describe the 21st Century Texas educator as Peter created this illustration live. We know these positive words apply to you as well!

By the way – you can replicate this fabulous activity in your classroom in ANY subject! For example, have students volunteer descriptions while their classmates illustrate their words.



21st Century Kid

What does a 21st Century Kid look like? What qualities and values make him or her unique? Check out this poster and be inspired!


Brightest Stars

Teachers are among the brightest stars in our constellation. Download this poster to celebrate the many ways in which teachers help others navigate their true potential.


Do You Have Fuel for Your Journey?

As you embark on your mission, make sure you have fuel for the journey! Check out this poster for the skills and qualities that will make any journey a success.

These free,mini full-color posters are based on the themes in The North Star book – aimed at encouraging life-long learning, diversity appreciation, creative thinking, positive school communities, and more!

Next ones  are not in pdf.

ATTENTION: As you see in the bottom of each poster, everything is copywright 2011 Peter H. Reynold  from
















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