Posts found under: Crosswords archivos - Madrastra - a page of English


What’s on news? Find it out in each section!



ISL Collective

 Internet SecoISL COllective2nd Language Collective is  an international community of half a million ESL/EFL language teachers sharing self-made language teaching materials.

Enjoy their free teaching resources whether you’re teaching English as a second language (TESL) or foreign language (TEFL) in a school or via one-on-one tutoring.  You will find printables, projectables and teaching tips of any level  or material for your classes.

ISL COllective5

You can also  consider sharing the printable worksheets (doc/docx) and powerpoints (ppt, pptx) you created or type in ” teaching tips and ideas(“UPLOAD” menu) for others to benefit from.


ATTENTION!! To download the materiaISL Collective4ls you have to log in but it is very easy and it’s free!!!!

If you are using iSLCollective for the first time, you can sign up right here with your email or using your Facebook or Google account. If you sign up using your email, make sure to drag the blue box to the right before you click on the Sign up button to show that you’re not a spam robot.




The page of all these games has been created by Doina Popovici, an ESOL math teacher from Atlanta, Georgia.

It has lots of free English language learning software for novice and intermediate English language learners (ELLs). 

A bit below I comment about each part of this great page.

spelling g

 Hangman Games

Days of the Week Hangman  Game

Months of the Year Hangman  Game

Seasons Hangman  Game

word scramble gWord Scramble Games

For each game you have to unscramble the given words in less than 4 minutes. The more words you unscramble, the more points you make. Each word comes with a picture hint. To unscramble each word, you simlpy have to click and drag on the letters and then drop them into the correct position. 

Click on the following links to see the games.

Actions Colors
Birds Emotions
Fish & Marine Animals Fairy-Tales
Insects Family
Mammals Breakfast
Pets Polygons
Reptiles and Amphibians Geometric Figures
Rodents 3D Figures
Body Transportation

jeopardy gamesClassroom Jeopardy Games

A variety of classroom jeopardy games. Each game has at least three categories. The games can be played alone or in teams. Click on the following links to see the games.

Open-Ended Jeopardy Games (Basic Vocabulary)

Picture Dictionary Jeopardy Games (Multiple Choice)

Grammar Jeopardy Games (Multiple Choice)

Math Jeopardy Games (Open-Ended)

ESL flashcards gESL Flashcards

Click on the following links to download interactive flashcards for different categories.

Action Flashcards

Animal Flashcards

Body Parts Flashcards

Clothing Flashcards

Food Flashcards

Fruit Flashcards

Vegetable Flashcards

Shapes Flashcards

Grammar Gamesgrammar games

Fun and interactive grammar games. Click on the following links to see the games.

Basketball games       Jeopardy games

The Verb “TO BE”               Parts of Speech Jeopardy

Prepositions                          Nouns Jeopardy

Irregular Nouns          Interactive  Games

Count and Noncount N.       Verbs

Good Versus Well             Irregular Nouns

 Millonaire Game

Possessive Pronouns and Adjectives


 Crossword puzzles

crossword games

For each puzzle you have to double-click on the first square of a word on the grid to toggle between “down” and “across”. If you click on a clue in the word list it will automatically select the word on the grid associated with that clue. Have fun!

word search Wordsearch

For each game you have to highlight groups of letters in order to find given vocabulary words. Words can be found spelled horizontally, vertically, diagonally, forward, or backward. To highlight the words, simply click and drag over different groups of letters found in the puzzle.

maths g Maths Games

Most games are suitable for elementary and middle grades. They are organized by grade level, content, and game type.

map g Maps Games

A variety of interactive map games that English language learners can use to learn the names of continents, countries, and states: USA, Europe, Africa, Australia, Central Ameica, South America, Canada, Middle East, Central Asia, South Asia, SouthEast Asia, East Asia

matching g Matching Games

For each game, you have to match the given words with their pictures. The games are designed to reinforce the words learned in the online picture dictionary featured on this website. These games provide a fun and interactive way to practice your vocabulary.

 sorting gSorting  Games

Classifying animals, healthy food, Triangles…


English worksheets

english worksheets

It’s a good page with very good materials .
On this website you can download for free and use Teaching and Learning English as a Second Language (Tefl,Efl,Esl,Elt,Tesol) Printables Worksheets,Handouts,Tests, Materials,Grammar Explanations and Lessons,Vocabulary ,Picture Dictionary, Pictionary,Posters,Games and Puzzles for kids (children) , students and teachers !
English worksheet 3 english worksheet 2
In the grammar section you can find,view,download and print English grammar explanations, worksheets, handouts,printables, exercises and tests.
english worksheet 5 english worksheet 4
In the vocabulary section you can find,view,download and print English vocabulary worksheets,picture dictionaries,pictionaries, posters,matching exercises, wordsearch puzzles,criss cross (crossword) puzzles and much more. –
englsih worksheet 6Reading fairy tales is important for a student’s imagination and improves reading comprehension in a fun way.Here in our reading section you can find,view,download and print fairy tales,picture dictionaries, comprehension worksheets and their answer keys. –



By far the most popular resource downloaded from Lanternfish. These cards are ideal for teaching vocabulary. 


If you are looking for flashcards… in this site you wil find lots and lovely ones. But, apart from that and as you see a bit below, you will find many other and interesting resources. Among them, great and useful phonics resources.


Home| Crosswords| Word Searches| Flash Cards| Verbs|Songs| Creative Writing| Work SheetsPhonicsABCs Survival EnglishBusiness ESL| ESL for Adults| Articles for Teaching ESL| Lesson Plans| Young Learners ESL | ESL Jobs

Here you have the list of really interesting flashcards under each 203topic. If you click on each of them you will discover some more related with the title. Don’t miss it!!!

Can (Modal) Cards

Want Cards

Monkey Cards

Gorilla Cards

Bear Cards

Classroom Cards

Monster Cards

ABC Cards

Places Flashcards

Preposition Cards

Passive Voice Cards

Scientist Cards

Animal Body Parts

Health and Safety

Rooms in a House

Dolch Sight Words

Reptile Flashcards

Pirate Cards

Seasons and Days

Creature Cards

Spaceship Cards

Wizard Cards

Animal Habitat Cards

Forest Animals

Job Cards

Animal Behaviour

Space Explorers

Superhero Cards

Preposition movement

Insects/ Forest Floor





Fall Flashcards

Clothes Flashcards

Summer Flashcards

Five Senses Cards

Spring Flashcards

Sports Flashcards

Greek Myths

Knights and Castles


Fairytales and Fantasy

Animal Collective Nouns

Food Web/Food Chain

Simile Cards

Shapes, Numbers Colors

CVC Word Ca


LANTERNFISH:contains printable teaching resources for language arts, TESOL, TEFL and ESL.Lots of worksheets full of contents for your classes. If you dare to have a look a bit below you will realise about how many worksheet you will find. Worksheets about: festivities, phonics, grammar…

Young LearnerWorksheets:

Basic ESL worksheets for K7 young learnersThis section has been much expanded with over fifty units of young learners’ teaching materials.

Winter WorksheetsTeach winter vocabulary with these winter worksheets and activities.

Christmas Worksheets: Teach Christmas vocabulary with these Christmas worksheets and activities. There is also aChristmas bingo game. Merry Christmas!

Thanksgiving Worksheets: Teach Thanksgiving vocabulary with these Thanksgiving worksheets and activities.

Board Game: An excellent communicative activity with extensive support materials for teaching kids. In the Content Questions Board Game game kids answer content questions like What do seeds need to grow 

Word Skills Gamegreat word skills game with extensive support materials for teaching kids how to talk about words.

Proverbs Communication Activity: Students are given common English proverbs to communicate to other students. Students then take a quiz to test their communication skills.

I need a Ticket to Osaka, Japan  : Students practise purchasing airline tickets from ticketing agents in this line-up style role-play. Good for tourism English, Business English or false beginners who are planning to travel.

Frog Life Cycle Worksheets: Good content-based ESL with these Frog Life Cycle Worksheets.

Can I Bug You for a Sec role-play where students ask for help solving a puzzle. A good classroom English role-play as students use language to talk about words.

Reporting Changes: A Business ESL role-play where?students report changes in corporate indicators and explain reasons why changes occurred.

Can I take a message  Telephone EnglishStudents practice taking and leaving message with this telephone English role-play. There is also a business English version.

Giving Directions: A role-play to practice asking someone out to dinner and giving directions to the restaurant. Also, Giving directions II: directions?by subway or bus route. And finally, giving directions III: directions by roadmap and suggesting somewhere to go.

Movie Lessons! Two great activities with worksheets, role-plays, and activities for teaching ESL for movies.

I’m Calling about the Apartment :role-play where students inquire about an apartment for rent.

Little Letter Tracing WorksheetsYounger learners can practice their small letters with these ABC worksheets.

A Visit to the Doctor Role-playone hour role-play to practice expressions needed to discuss an ailment with the doctors.

Banking Role-Play I: one hour banking role-play that explores the expressions needed to do five basic transactions at a bank: deposit money, withdraw money, cash checks, exchange currency, and pay bills.

How Much Is It : This shopping unit has an information gap, a survey, and a roleplay . There is also vocabulary worksheets and teaching tips .

Short Conversation Resources :A collection of over thirty short conversation worksheets.

Teaching Effective Communication Through Graded Reading MaterialsAn article on teaching effective communication to ESL/EFL students. There are a lot of materials prepared for the TEFL teacher in this article.

TEFL Grapevine: Students spread rumors to practice their storytelling skills in this loud and stimulating TEFL activity.

Grammar Soccer: Reported Speech: grammar activity  with extensive resources for teaching indirect reported speech.

Traveling Among Monsters Language Enrichment: A new series of lengthy units with reading comprehension, pattern practice and vocabulary activities:Traveling Among Monsters.

The BiggleboriansThis worksheet combines anthropology and ESL. Useful for teaching the present progressive and the past.

Cloze Activities: A variety of cloze activities sorted by difficulty.

Irregular Past Tense Verbs: This new section contains?materials to teach the most frequently occurring irregular past tense verbs.

Job Fair: A Role-play: new lesson where students role-play job seekers and employer to practice their interviewing skills.

Easy ESL Crosswords : A collection of ESL crosswords put together by Lanternfish ESL:

Teaching Relative Clauses with Massive Comprehensible Input: This section contains 20 crosswords made using a database of clues in the form of relative clauses. There is also a new collection with word skills crosswords.

Describing and Captioning Pictures: A great activity for sentence level speaking and writing. Students describe a picture  in as many sentences as they can. There is also a section for young learners now.

Initial Sounds and Final Sounds Phonics Worksheets: Over 30 new worksheets that cover the initial sounds of words. There are also some newly added Final Sounds Worksheets. Also check out the phonics monsters.

Alphabet Worksheets: collection of alphabet worksheets including alphabet mazesalphabet trains, and big letter coloring worksheets and small letter tracing sheets.

Reading Puzzle Packets: An early literacy tool that can also be used to reinforce sight words and teach grammar and syntax in a variety of themes popular in the ESL classroom.

Juicy Baek: role-play for adult intermediate to advanced students. Thought provoking and fun!

Survival English: A Crash Course for False Beginners Who are about to set off to another country.

ESL Surveys: Students can survey each other using one of many survey question sheets. There is also a blank template for teachers to make their own.

Telephone Language: new lesson plan in the lesson plan section. A line-up style role-play where students make plans over the telephone.

Superlatives Communication Activity : Students communicate fact cards about the natural world that contain a superlative adjective.

The ESL Science Center: monthly web magazine with science articles geared towardsESL learners. This month: Reptiles, Amphibians, Science, Scientists, and Anthropology.

Writers Workshop: The workshop has moved. Lessons on Weighing an Argument, Building an Argument, and Refuting an Argument.

Preposition Cards: Ghosts, trolls, and aliens are in the house.Check out the Preposition Flashcards.

Hypothetically Speaking Game: Hypothetically Speaking: A fluency game for practicing hypothetical speech. A lot of work went into preparing this game for middle/high school students. Enjoy!

Other Resources  :The Dolch Sight Words teaching materials are new. As well as the Phrasal Verb CrosswordsThe Harry Potter Worksheets.

ESL Business Activities: Several good ESL business activities are in the?Business ESL Worksheets.

ESL Game Boards: Dozens of Printable Game boards for communicative classes.

Holiday Worksheets: This sections contains links to all of the holiday worksheet sections: Chritsmas, New Year, Halloween, Thanks giving, Valentine’s day, Easter, April’s fool day…

Information Gap Exercises: The Information Gaps cover topics from shopping to rooms in a house.

Conversation Question Prompts: Themed question lists for free-talking classes.

Bingo Game: Learn forest animal names and the conjunction ‘and’ with this Bingo Game. Now, there are many new bingo games with bingo card generators with topics such as birds, animals, kitchen objects, shapes and colors.

Opposite Concentration: Use opposites to teach vocabulary. This section includes games and worksheets for opposites.

Food Chain Worksheets :Activities and worksheets to teach concepts related to food webs and food chains.

City Worksheets: Activities and worksheets with a city theme.

Insect Worksheets: Worksheets and activities to teach insect themes

  • Write to me:

  • 2017

    September 2019
    M T W T F S S
    « Sep