Category Archives: flashcards

Occupations

Here are some occupation flash cards.  Occupations (jobs) are a topic that first comes up in my eighth grade textbook.  Students are asked about their dream job, why they are interested in it, and what steps they can take towards … Continue reading

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Minimal Pairs

Pairs of words that differ by only one sound are called minimal pairs. When students are learning a foreign language, some sounds don’t exist in their native languages, and these sounds can be difficult to say and hear. It’s a … Continue reading

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Noun Cards

Here are six sets of noun cards.  Each set has twenty-five cards.  The cards are made to be printed on A4 paper, though you could resize them if you like.  Each card has a picture on the front and the … Continue reading

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Frog Actions Boards

There are some wonderful pictures of frogs doing various things created by Alexas Fotos on Pixabay that make good practice for present continuous sentences. I put some of these together to create two Bingo boards, each with twelve pictures. Frog … Continue reading

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Math Cards

Basic English arithmetic is good practice for junior and senior high school students.  If we aim for math that students learned in elementary school, then the challenging thing is saying the expressions in English.  In particular, large numbers are difficult … Continue reading

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Where Is the Ball?

In seventh grade, my students study locations and prepositions like in, on, by, and under. In eighth grade, they learn the patterns There is … and There are … The obvious natural topic is things in the classroom. Start off … Continue reading

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Alphabet Cards

In seventh grade English, we review the alphabet. Students in Japan studied the ABCs in the third grade of elementary school, but they may have forgotten, and writing practice is typically desirable. Here are three A4-size flashcard sets. Big Letter … Continue reading

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