LEARNWELL Oy - The Language Menu

T EACHER ’ S TOOLS

A guide to creating Learnwell interactive materials for your classroom

Learnwell Oy downloadable teaching materials include:
• • • • Grammar and vocabulary exercises Games to play with your students Topical Power Point presentations to be used in class Discussion and question cards for printing and laminating • Lesson plans with ready-made printable material • Interactive games for students to play online • Hand-drawn pictures and photographs

Date: 01/05/2007

Foreword

“The Language Menu” is an educational project from Learnwell Oy which provides teachers and students across the world FREE resources and ready-made exercises to be used in classes, along with the much needed tools to create original and personalized materials. Teachers seeking to use web-based activities in their classroom and students who seek material for independent study will find a common space on The Language Menu website. At the moment we offer 34 languages, which in the next few months will be increased to over 50. This will enable you to make bilingual material in more than 2244 language combinations. Our collection of online tools, currently numbering over 15 , is also expanding over the following months. The Language Menu has already been contacted by the Pools EU language project in Denmark for possible cooperation in EU-project in 2007. We already have funding support from: • Finland-Denmark cultural fund • Finland-Norway cultural fund The Language Menu is a free site to all to make language education easier, more accessible and more fun. Let us know if you have any requests and feel free to share your opinions with us. We take your opinions seriously and we are always open to new ideas! We hope you will make the most of our web site and that greater learning is achieved as a result. Visit www.thelanguagemenu.com to get more acquainted with our project . The Language Menu

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Table of Contents
Teachers tools , an introduction Teachers tools , project overview Clip-art gallery Special keyboard Material bank and dictionary Bingo generator Board game generator Categories generator Crossword puzzle generator Fill-in the blank generator Flashcard generator Framework generator Label the pictures generator Lines generator Matching exercise generator Multiple choice generator Missing words generator Split words generator Scrambled sentences generator True or false generator Word spiral generator Wordsearch generator Contact us 4 5 7 8 9 10 12 14 16 18 20 22 24 26 28 30 32 34 36 38 40 42 44

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Teacher’s tools, an introduction
Create teaching materials in an easier, more accessible and more fun way with the 17 tools present on our website: Bingo, Board game, Categories, Crossword puzzle, Fill-in the blank, Flashcard, Framework, Label the pictures, Lines, Matching exercise, Multiple choice, Missing words, Split words, Scrambled sentences, True or false, Word spiral, Wordsearch. Complement your teaching with ready-to-print materials or custom-make vocabulary or grammar worksheets in 34 languages with or without pictures: Arabic, Bahasa, Bulgarian, Cantonese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch , English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Japanese, Macedonian, Mandarin, Norwegian, Pinyin, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish and Vietnamese. Mixing and matching these language options can give you up to 2244 language combinations when making bilingual material! There are over 35 vocabulary categories you can choose from: Adjectives-feelings, Animals, Appliances, Body parts, Buildings and places, Clothes and accessories, Colours, Countries, Days of the week, Flags, Food, drinks, herbs and spices, Fruits, berries and nuts, In the bathroom, In the house, In the kitchen, In the office, Medical and health, Music, Nature, Numbers, Opposites, Ordinals, Outside, People, Prepositions, Professions, Sports, Sports equipments, The months, Tools, Toys, Transport, Vegetables and mushrooms, Verbs. The Material Bank contains ready-toprint materials, exercises on vocabulary and grammar, dialogues and more. Teach foreign language vocabulary and grammar in fun and rewarding ways by using our tools. No-stress lesson preparation; an easy way of creating your own materials! Visit our website: www.thelanguagemenu.com for more information. Learnwell Oy - The Language Menu
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Project overview: teacher's tools
Project Name: Company Name: Project Goals:
The Language Menu Learnwell Oy, Finland The ultimate goal of project is to provide teachers from all over the world with free tools to create teaching material in an easier, more accessible and more fun way. The Language Menu in collaboration with Inforteach Great Britain offers support and information on available courses for the Comenius program. The Language Menu project has now 17 online tools: Bingo, Board game, Categories, Crossword puzzle, Fill-in the blank, Flashcard, Framework, Label the pictures, Lines, Matching exercise, Multiple choice, Missing words, Split words, Scrambled sentences, True or false, Word spiral, Wordsearch. Teachers can complement their teaching with ready-to-print materials, custom-make vocabulary or grammar worksheets in 34 languages with or without pictures or mixing and match these language options when making bilingual material ( 2244 language combinations). The languages available at the moment are: Arabic, Bahasa, Bulgarian, Cantonese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch , English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Japanese, Macedonian, Mandarin, Norwegian, Pinyin, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalong, Turkish and Vietnamese. There are over 35 vocabulary categories you can choose from: Adjectives-feelings, Animals, Appliances, Body parts, Buildings and places, Clothes and accessories, Colours, Countries, Days of the week, Flags, Food, drinks, herbs and spices, Fruits, berries and nuts, In the bathroom, In the house, In the kitchen, In the office, Medical and health, Music, Nature, Numbers, Opposites, Ordinals, Outside, People, Prepositions, Professions, Sports, Sports equipments, The months, Tools, Toys, Transport, Vegetables and mushrooms, Verbs. The Material Bank contains ready-to-print materials, exercises on vocabulary and grammar, dialogs and more.

Description:

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TEACHER’S TOOLS - The Language Menu www.thelanguagemenu.com Competitive Analysis:
Strengths: 17 tools for teachers 6 online vocabulary and grammar interactive games for students 34 languages 2244 possible language combinations 35 vocabulary categories available online clip-art with over 2000 hand-drawn pictures material bank with ready-to-print materials and grammar exercises online dictionary The technology needed to create or use the materials in class: internet connection Adobe Acrobat Reader (free download) printer for printing class materials laminator for flashcards over-head projector for PowerPoint presentations and interactive games Macromedia Flash for some of the interactive games A downloadable guide on how to use the interactive games is already available on the website. We are working on a guide to teacher's tools, which will be soon available.

Technology:

Resources: Current activities: Objectives in 2007:

The people working at the Language Menu project are language teachers and translators. Currently new vocabulary lists, more pictures and materials are being added to the database. Albanian, Bosnian, Catalan, Farsi, Indonesian, Korean, Latin, Latvian, Lithuanian, Maori, Montenegrin, Pashto, Slovak, Slovene, Somalian, Swahili, Thai, Ukrainian, Urdu and Uzbek will be added. We hope teachers seeking to use web-based activities in their classroom and students who seek material for independent study will find a common space on The Language Menu website.

Project supported by:

Finland-Denmark cultural center Finland-Norway cultural center Swedish National Association of the Deaf which gave us the use of their pictures of the Swedish sign language alphabet for our ClipArt gallery Contact us at office@thelanguagemenu.com

Would you like to support our project?

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C L I P - A R T G A L L E RY
The clip-art gallery contains more than 30 categories and over 2000 pictures to choose from for creating worksheets for the classroom. When creating materials, the clip-art gallery opens as a pop-up window. You can also go directly in the section “Clip-art” under “Material bank” to download pictures.
CHOOSE CATEGORY 1. Click on the drop-down menu on the left side of the pop-up window 2. Choose the category you wish to use

SELECT THE PICTURES 1. Click once on a picture in order to select it (the item will be highlighted in green) 2. Click on “Save and close” to continue creating the worksheet 3. Click on “Clear selected” if you wish to erase from the memory of the program the pictures you have previously chosen 4. To deselect only one picture, simply click on it 5. To browse through the whole category, click on “Next page” to see all the pictures

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S P E C I A L K E Y B OA R D
At the bottom of each website page you have the option of clicking on the “[Show keyboard]” button, in order to open the keyboard for special characters. English (US), Canadian, Russian, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Czech, Greek, Hebrew and Finnish keyboards are available at the moment.
CHOOSE LANGUAGE 1. Click on the US button in order to open the menu of languages 2. Choose a language from the list and click on it 3. Use the “Close” button in order to close the keyboard

WRITE YOUR TEXTS USING THE KEYBOARD 1. Place the cursor in the field where you wish to insert the character 2. Click on the corresponding character on the keyboard.

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M AT E R I A L BA N K
The material bank contains materials in Czech, Danish, English, Finnish, French, Icelandic, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Spanish and Swedish. Other languages will be added soon. Use the discussion cards in class to start conversations about different themes. Print and laminate the cards for durability.
SEARCH MATERIALS 1. Search materials by keyword 2. or select a language and category from the list 3. Click on Search

SEE THE RESULS 1. Click once on the title of the result 2. Download the fie in PDF format

D I C T I O N A RY
Our dictionary supports the words for the pictures in the clipart gallery, allows you to use words in 32 different languages when making material for your students. 1984 language combinations. You may also translate the words from one language to another.
SEE THE RESULS 1. Select the languages and enter a word into the search box. Click on “Find” 2. The results are displayed below the search box

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B I N G O B OA R D G E N E R AT O R

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BINGO BOARD GENERATOR TOOL Language classes Beginners | Intermediate | Adult Education | Homeschooler Depending on how fast you pace this game, it can fit a 20 minutes activity 34 languages: Arabic, Bahasa, Bulgarian, Cantonese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch , English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Japanese, Macedonian, Mandarin, Norwegian, Pinyin, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish and Vietnamese. 2244 language combinations The Bingo maker has 3 options: make your bingo boards with pictures, mix pictures and/or words, and choose your bingo board size according to your needs. Our clipart gallery gives you thousands of possibilities for this tool. Choose or randomise. Generate a PDF file and print. With the refresh button you can change the pictures in seconds. This game is played like BINGO, but pictures are used instead of numbers. Print out a page for each of your students. Each student will also need a dozen of small pins to mark their board. Someone (the teacher or a student) picks cards from the deck , and if a student has that picture on his board, he covers it . The winner is the first person to cover all pictures in a row (horizontal, vertical or diagonal). The winner calls out "Bingo!" Print out all the cards and as many sheets as there are people playing. Vocabulary activities YES

DESCRIPTION:

PLAYING THE GAME:

TYPE OF RESOURCE: FREE RESOURCE

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B I N G O B OA R D G E N E R AT O R
Tool instructions
CHOOSE TOOL OPTIONS 1. Create a bingo sheet with your own words 2. Create a bingo sheet with words and pictures from our clip-art gallery 3. Create a bingo sheet with pictures from our clip-art gallery SELECT THE SIZE OF THE BOARD 1. 3X3 elements per page 2. 4x4 elements per page 3. 5x5 elements per page TYPE THE TITLE 1. Type the topic (title) of the bingo sheet 2. Click on “Continue” CHOOSE PICTURES FROM THE GALLERY 1. Click on choose pictures 2. Choose the pictures you need, save and close 3. Click on “Continue”
*for a detailed description of the clip-art gallery read page 4

CREATE YOUR BINGO SHEET 1. Type a word in the space if you would like to have a word instead of the picture. If you would like to have only pictures, do not type words 2. Click on “Create: Printable PDF” 3. The bingo sheet will open in PDF format (in less than 60 seconds)

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B OA R D G A M E G E N E R AT O R

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BOARD GAME GENERATOR Language classes Beginners | Intermediate | Adult Education | Homeschooler Depending on how fast you pace this game, it can fit a 20 minutes activity 34 languages: Arabic, Bahasa, Bulgarian, Cantonese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch , English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Japanese, Macedonian, Mandarin, Norwegian, Pinyin, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish and Vietnamese. 2244 language combinations Choose from 3 sizes, add pictures from the clipart gallery or write your own texts, questions or grammar exercises, and let your students work on their grammar or vocabulary by playing games. With the refresh button you can change the pictures in seconds. You can also make up your own flashcard questions for the board games with the flash-card generator, laminate them and use them together with existing cards. More worksheets in our material bank in several different languages. Print out a page for each group of students (2 or more). Each student will also need a piece to move around the board. Students throw the dice and move their pieces around the board and land on a question/sentences. They have to discuss it. The next player to the left throws the dice to begin his or her turn, and so on. Excellent for stimulating the student’s creative process and the development of interest in learning, they motivate one to participate and get involved. Vocabulary activities YES

DESCRIPTION:

PLAYING THE GAME:

TYPE OF RESOURCE: FREE RESOURCE

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B OA R D G A M E G E N E R AT O R
Tool instructions
SELECT THE SIZE OF YOUR BOARD 1. Create a small board: 8 squares 2. Create a medium board: 15 squares 3. Create a large board (21 squares) SELECT THE TYPE OF THE BOARD 1. Create a board with pictures 2. Create a board with words or sentences TYPE THE TOPIC 1. Type the topic (title) of the board game 2. Click on “Continue” CREATE YOUR BOARD GAME 1. If you have selected to create a board with words, type the words or sentences in the space 2. Select the font size for the text: small, medium or large 3. Click on “Create: Printable PDF” 4. The bingo sheet will open in PDF format (in less than 60 seconds)
*If you selected to create a board with pictures, see for reference step 3 and 4 BINGO

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C AT E G O R I E S G E N E R AT O R

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CATEGORIES GENERATOR Language classes Beginners | Intermediate | Adult Education | Homeschooler Depending on how fast you pace this game, it can fit a 10—15 minutes activity 34 languages: Arabic, Bahasa, Bulgarian, Cantonese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch , English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Japanese, Macedonian, Mandarin, Norwegian, Pinyin, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish and Vietnamese. 2244 language combinations Let your students rearrange the vocabulary in different categories. Use our picture dictionary for words, or make up your own. The tool also prints answers. More worksheets are available in our material bank in several different

DESCRIPTION:

PLAYING THE GAME:

Print out a worksheet for each student. Each picture needs to be labeled and placed in the correct category. This exercise improves vocabulary knowledge and also spelling. Extension: students may be asked to fill-in the categories with words of their own.

TYPE OF RESOURCE: FREE RESOURCE

Vocabulary and grammar activities YES

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C AT E G O R I E S G E N E R AT O R

Tool instructions
SELECT TOOLS OPTIONS 1. Create a worksheet using own categories and words, or using words, images and categories from clipart SELECT THE LANGUAGE 1. Select the language (if you previously selected to use clip-art words or images) 2. Click on “Continue” TYPE THE TOPIC 1. From the drop-down menu choose the category (or write own category if you chose so previously) 2. You can create a worksheet for up to 6 categories. Not every category needs to be filled-in, you can use 2, 3, 4, 5 or 6 3. Click on “Continue” SELECT PICTURES 1. If you have selected to create a worksheet with words, type the words 2. If you have selected to create a worksheet with pictures, click on “Click to choose 1-20 pictures” 3. The clip-art gallery will open (see page 7) CREATE YOUR WORKSHEET 1. Type the title for your worksheet (topic) 2. Select the font size for the text: small, medium or large 3. Click on “Create: Printable PDF”. The bingo sheet will open in PDF format (in less than 60 seconds)

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C RO S S WO R D M A K E R

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CROSSWORD MAKER Language classes Beginners | Intermediate | Adult Education | Homeschooler Depending on how fast you pace this game, it can fit a 10—15 minutes activity 34 languages: Arabic, Bahasa, Bulgarian, Cantonese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch , English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Japanese, Macedonian, Mandarin, Norwegian, Pinyin, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish and Vietnamese. 2244 language combinations Crossword puzzles are an easy way to practice vocabulary. Create your own crosswords in no time. Choose between the normal setting or black background. Write your own or use the vocabulary from our clipart gallery to create bilingual crosswords with the picture and word categories we offer. The tool also prints the answers. More worksheets are available in our material Print out as many copies of the crossword as you need, along with an automatic answer sheet (that the teacher can use). Students love crosswords and you can use this worksheet for lesson-enhancing activities. You can easily create and print custom worksheets for spelling, grammar, literature, current events or even history, geography, biology and anything else you can write a question and answer for. Use them with questions as clues about special occasions or about your students... Vocabulary and grammar activities YES

DESCRIPTION:

PLAYING THE GAME:

TYPE OF RESOURCE: FREE RESOURCE

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C RO S S WO R D M A K E R
Tool instructions
SELECT TOOLS OPTIONS 1. Create a worksheet using own words, or using words, images and wordlists from clip-art SELECT THE LANGUAGES 1. You can create a bilingual worksheet by choosing 2 languages (if you previously selected to use clipart words or images) 2. Click on “Continue” CHOOSE PICTURES FROM THE GALLERY 1. Click on choose pictures 2. Choose the pictures you need, save and close 3. Click on “Continue”
*for a detailed description of the clip-art gallery read page 4

CREATE YOUR WORKSHEET 1. Type the title for your worksheet (topic) 2. Check the “Black background” option if you want to have a black background for the crossword 3. Check the “Print hints to different page” option if you want to have the hints printed on a second page 4. Click on “Create: Printable PDF”. The crossword sheet will open in PDF format (in less than 60 seconds) 5. Click on “Create: Answer sheet” to automatically created a worksheet with answers

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F I L L I N T H E B L A N K G E N E R AT O R

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FILL IN THE BLANK GENERATOR Language classes Beginners | Intermediate | Adult Education | Homeschooler Depending on how fast you pace this game, it can fit a 10—15 minutes activity 9 languages: Danish, English, French, Icelandic, Romanian, Russian, Portuguese, Spanish and Swedish

DESCRIPTION:

Create your own worksheets, or, if you are in a hurry, use our database with thousands of sentences to choose from. In Danish, English, French, Icelandic, Romanian, Russian, Portuguese, Spanish and Swedish. More languages to be added in 2007. Or just use a teacher-created worksheet in our material bank! Print out as many copies of the worksheet as you need. Students need to fill in the missing words. This exercise can be done individually or as a whole class activity to review the material covered. Fill in the blank can be used either as extra worksheets for students or as objective parts of a unit test.

PLAYING THE GAME:

TYPE OF RESOURCE: FREE RESOURCE

Vocabulary and grammar activities YES

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F I L L I N T H E B L A N K G E N E R AT O R
Tool instructions
SELECT TOOLS OPTIONS 1. Create a worksheet using sentences from our database with thousands of sentences to choose from or by using your own sentences. Select the language by clicking on it. 2. Click on “Write own sentences” to create a worksheet with own material

SELECT THE THEME 1. Choose a category (grammar or vocabulary) for your worksheet (more categories are available on our website

1. Next step: let the application automatically randomize an existing list… 2. Or choose the sentences yourself from an existing list CREATE YOUR WORKSHEET 1. Type the title for your worksheet (topic) 2. Select the font size for the text: small, medium or large 3. Click on “Create: Printable PDF”. The crossword sheet will open in PDF format (in less than 60 seconds)

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F L A S H C A R D A N D D O M I N O G E N E R AT O R

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FLASHCARD AND DOMINO GENERATOR Language classes Beginners | Intermediate | Adult Education | Homeschooler Depending on how fast you pace this game, it can fit a 10—15 minutes activity 34 languages: Arabic, Bahasa, Bulgarian, Cantonese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch , English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Japanese, Macedonian, Mandarin, Norwegian, Pinyin, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish and Vietnamese. Add the sentence or the word you wish to have on the flashcards, generate a PDF document and print. Use this tool to make up discussion themes for your class, bilingual word drills or informational cards. You may also choose pictures from the clipart gallery and add your own text next to the picture. For longer lasting material that can be reused, laminate the cards. For You can create a general set of flashcards for general use in the class, or you can create a set for every student. You can put the flashcards in a hat and ask the students to pick one. You may ask them to make a sentence with the word, to act out the word or to write down a definition. You can play “I have/who has” using pictures and words, or words and definitions. Flashcards can be used for group discussions or for grammar practice. Vocabulary and grammar activities YES

DESCRIPTION:

PLAYING THE GAME:

TYPE OF RESOURCE: FREE RESOURCE

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F L A S H C A R D A N D D O M I N O G E N E R AT O R
Tool instructions
SELECT TOOLS OPTIONS 1. Click on the type of cards you wish to create:
Basic cards: write your own sentences Two-sided cards: write a sentence on each side of the card Cards with pictures and text: choose pictures from the clipart, write own words Cards with pictures: choose pictures from the clipart Basic cards from list: introduce a list of words Two-sided cards from list: introduce two list of words (one for each side of the card)

CHOOSE PICTURES FROM THE GALLERY 1. Click on choose pictures 2. Choose the pictures you need, save and close 3. Click on “Continue”
*for a detailed description of the clip-art gallery read page 4

CREATE YOUR WORKSHEET 1. Type a word or sentence for each image 2. Select the font size for the text: small, medium or large 3. Click on “Create: Printable PDF”. The flashcard sheet will open in PDF format (in less than 60 seconds) 4. Laminate the sheets and cut the cards

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F R A M E WO R K G E N E R AT O R

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FRAMEWORK GENERATOR Language classes Beginners | Intermediate | Adult Education | Homeschooler Depending on how fast you pace this game, it can fit a 10—15 minutes activity 34 languages: Arabic, Bahasa, Bulgarian, Cantonese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch , English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Japanese, Macedonian, Mandarin, Norwegian, Pinyin, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish and Vietnamese. Framework is similar to Crossword, but words are connected at fewer points, creating a sprawling shape. Choose pictures or words from our clipart gallery or write the words yourself. This tool can also be used for bilingual worksheets. Choose between the normal setting or a black background. The tool also prints the answers. Print out as many copies of the framework as you need, along with an automatic answer sheet (that the teacher can use). You can use this worksheet for lesson-enhancing activities. You can easily create and print custom worksheets for spelling, grammar, literature, current events or even history, geography, biology and anything else you can write a question and answer for. Use them with questions as clues about special occasions or about your students... Vocabulary and grammar activities YES

DESCRIPTION:

PLAYING THE GAME:

TYPE OF RESOURCE: FREE RESOURCE

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F R A M E WO R K M A K E R

Tool instructions
SELECT TOOLS OPTIONS 1. Create a worksheet using own words, or using words, images and wordlists from clip-art SELECT THE LANGUAGES 1. You can create a bilingual worksheet by choosing 2 languages (if you previously selected to use clipart words or images) 2. Click on “Continue” CHOOSE PICTURES FROM THE GALLERY 1. Click on choose pictures 2. Choose the pictures you need, save and close 3. Click on “Continue”
*for a detailed description of the clip-art gallery read page 4

CREATE YOUR WORKSHEET 1. Type the title for your worksheet (topic) 2. Check the “Print hints to different page” option if you want to have the hints printed on a second page 3. Check the “Black background” option if you want to have a black background for the crossword 4. Click on “Create: Answer sheet” to automatically created a worksheet with answers 5. Click on “Create: Printable PDF”. The crossword sheet will open in PDF format (in less than 60 seconds)

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L A B E L T H E P I C T U R E S G E N E R AT O R

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LABEL THE PICTURES GENERATOR Language classes Beginners | Intermediate | Adult Education | Homeschooler Depending on how fast you pace this game, it can fit a 10—15 minutes activity 34 languages: Arabic, Bahasa, Bulgarian, Cantonese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch , English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Japanese, Macedonian, Mandarin, Norwegian, Pinyin, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish and Vietnamese. Pictures to label, with or without hints. Perfect for bilingual use as well. Just choose the native language and let the students write the vocabulary in the target language.

DESCRIPTION:

PLAYING THE GAME:

Print out as many copies of the label the pictures worksheet as you need. You can use this worksheet for vocabulary practice, or to introduce a grammar activity (give the plural of the words, etc.) You can easily create and print custom worksheets for geography and biology.

TYPE OF RESOURCE: FREE RESOURCE

Vocabulary and grammar activities YES

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L A B E L T H E P I C T U R E S G E N E R AT O R
Tool instructions
SELECT TOOLS OPTIONS 1. Create a worksheet using pictures only, pictures with translation above the picture or pictures with answers to choose from SELECT THE LANGUAGES 1. Select the language for your worksheet 2. Click on “Continue” SELECT THE SIZE OF YOUR WORKSHEET 1. Click on the number of pictures you need in order to select it

CHOOSE PICTURES FROM THE GALLERY 1. Click on choose pictures 2. Choose the pictures you need, save and close 3. Click on “Continue”
*for a detailed description of the clip-art gallery read page 4

CREATE YOUR WORKSHEET 1. Type the title for your worksheet (topic) 2. You can check and change the labels for each picture 3. Click on “Create: Printable PDF”. The label the picture worksheet will open in PDF format (in less than 60 seconds)

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L I N E D G E N E R AT O R

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LINED GENERATOR Language classes Beginners | Intermediate | Adult Education | Homeschooler Depending on how fast you pace this game, it can fit a 10—15 minutes activity 34 languages: Arabic, Bahasa, Bulgarian, Cantonese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch , English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Japanese, Macedonian, Mandarin, Norwegian, Pinyin, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish and Vietnamese. A tool to make written exercises for your students. Use your own words or choose words or pictures from our clipart gallery and then ask your students to explain what these items are used for, write a sentence about the word, add synonyms for the word and more. Quick and easy for all levels.

DESCRIPTION:

PLAYING THE GAME:

Print out as many copies of the label the pictures worksheet as you need. You can use this worksheet for vocabulary practice, or to introduce a grammar activity (give the plural of the words, etc.) You can easily create and print custom worksheets for geography and biology.

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Vocabulary and grammar activities YES

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L I N E D G E N E R AT O R
Tool instructions
SELECT TOOLS OPTIONS 1. Create a worksheet using pictures only, pictures with translation above the picture or pictures with answers to choose from SELECT THE LANGUAGES 1. Select the language for your worksheet 2. Click on “Continue” CHOOSE PICTURES FROM THE GALLERY 1. Click on the number of pictures you need in order to select it 2. Choose the pictures you need, save and close 3. Click on “Continue”
*for a detailed description of the clip-art gallery read page 4

CREATE YOUR WORKSHEET 1. Type the title for your worksheet (topic) 2. Click on “Create: Printable PDF”. The label the picture worksheet will open in PDF format (in less than 60 seconds)

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M AT C H I N G E X E RC I S E G E N E R AT O R

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MATCHING EXERCISE GENERATOR Language classes Beginners | Intermediate | Adult Education | Homeschooler Depending on how fast you pace this game, it can fit a 10—15 minutes activity 34 languages: Arabic, Bahasa, Bulgarian, Cantonese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch , English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Japanese, Macedonian, Mandarin, Norwegian, Pinyin, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish and Vietnamese. Use the generator to create your own worksheets with pictures, add your own text or just words for your students to match. More worksheets in our material bank in several different languages.

DESCRIPTION:

PLAYING THE GAME:

Print out as many copies of the label the pictures worksheet as you need. You can use this worksheet for vocabulary practice, or to introduce a grammar activity (give the plural of the words, etc.) You can easily create and print custom worksheets for geography and biology.

TYPE OF RESOURCE: FREE RESOURCE

Vocabulary and grammar activities YES

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M AT C H I N G E X E RC I S E G E N E R AT O R
Tool instructions
SELECT TOOLS OPTIONS 1. Create a worksheet using pictures and sentences, pictures with translations or use own words and sentences SELECT THE LANGUAGES 1. Select the language for your worksheet 2. Click on “Continue” CHOOSE PICTURES FROM THE GALLERY 1. Click on choose pictures 2. Choose the pictures you need, save and close 3. Click on “Continue”
*for a detailed description of the clip-art gallery read page 4

CREATE YOUR WORKSHEET 1. Type the title for your worksheet (topic) 2. You can check and change the labels for each picture 3. Click on “Create: Printable PDF”. The label the picture worksheet will open in PDF format (in less than 60 seconds)

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M U LT I P L E C H O I C E G E N E R AT O R

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MULTIPLE CHOICE GENERATOR Language classes Beginners | Intermediate | Adult Education | Homeschooler Depending on how fast you pace this game, it can fit a 10—15 minutes activity 34 languages: Arabic, Bahasa, Bulgarian, Cantonese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch , English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Japanese, Macedonian, Mandarin, Norwegian, Pinyin, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish and Vietnamese. Make your multiple choice worksheets quickly with this worksheet generator. Write your questions and provide some alternatives and create a PDF document. It only takes a minute. Use for vocabulary drills, bilingual exercises, explanations, math, questions and answers worksheets etc. Download ready-made worksheets from our material bank in several different languages.

DESCRIPTION:

PLAYING THE GAME:

Print out as many copies of the label the pictures worksheet as you need. You can use this worksheet for vocabulary practice, or to introduce a grammar activity (give the plural of the words, etc.) You can easily create and print custom worksheets for geography and biology. Vocabulary and grammar activities YES

TYPE OF RESOURCE: FREE RESOURCE

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M U LT I P L E C H O I C E G E N E R AT O R
Tool instructions
SELECT TOOLS OPTIONS 1. Create a worksheet using own sentences and choices or write own sentences but use pictures from our clip-art as choices SELECT PICURES AS CHOICES 1. Click on choose pictures 2. Choose 4 pictures for each sentence, save and close
*for a detailed description of the clip-art gallery read page 4

CREATE YOUR WORKSHEET 1. Type the title for your worksheet (topic) 2. Type your sentences 3. Click on “Create: Printable PDF”. The label the picture worksheet will open in PDF format (in less than 60 seconds)

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M I S S I N G WO R D S G E N E R AT O R

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MISSING WORDS GENERATOR Language classes Beginners | Intermediate | Adult Education | Homeschooler Depending on how fast you pace this game, it can fit a 10—15 minutes activity Any language

DESCRIPTION:

Add a text to the missing word generator, choose the interval of the words to be filled in, decide on the font size, print your PDF file and the worksheet is ready to use. Now you have a text with missing words and a word list to choose the right words from. Download ready-made worksheets from our material bank in several different languages. This tool allows you to create text with blanks inserted for missing words. Your students can then fill in the missing words by referring to a list of word clues. Print out as many copies of the worksheet as you need. This exercise can be done individually or as a whole class activity to review a text already studied or to introduce a new lesson.

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TYPE OF RESOURCE: FREE RESOURCE

Vocabulary and grammar activities YES

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M I S S I N G WO R D S G E N E R AT O R
Tool instructions
SELECT TOOLS OPTIONS AND CREATE YOUR WORKSHEET 1. Type the title for your worksheet (topic) 2. Write or paste the text into the text box 3. Select the number of words to be hidden 4. Select the font size for the text: small, medium or large 5. Click on “Create: Printable PDF”. The crossword sheet will open in PDF format (in less than 60 seconds)

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S P L I T WO R D S G E N E R AT O R

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SPLIT WORDS GENERATOR Language classes Beginners | Intermediate | Adult Education | Homeschooler Depending on how fast you pace this game, it can fit a 5 - 7minutes activity Any language

DESCRIPTION:

Split the words in two. Let your students match the words together with or without hints. A good way to practice compound words, prefixes or suffixes. Write the words in two parts, add a hint if you wish and print your PDF file. More worksheets in our mterial bank in several different languages.

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This type of exercise is very good for beginners as well as for advanced levels (can be used for suffix, prefix, phrasal verbs practice). Choose up to 15 words, then split each word so that it is separated from its suffix (for example). The tool allocates each suffix to a different word part, in such a way that all the words are mixed up. Students will then have to 'unjumble' by placing the correct suffix on each of the word parts. A fun and interesting activity for students of all levels. Vocabulary and grammar activities YES

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S P L I T WO R D S G E N E R AT O R
Tool instructions
SELECT TOOLS OPTIONS 1. Create a worksheet using words only or a worksheet with words and pictures as clues

SELECT PICURES AS CHOICES 1. Click on choose a picture to select a clue for the split word 2. Choose one or two pictures for each word, save and close
*for a detailed description of the clip-art gallery read page 4

3. Type the title for your worksheet (topic)
4. Type the words split in two (first part In the first column, second part in the second column)

CREATE YOUR WORKSHEET 1. Select the font size for the text: small, medium or large 2. Click on “Create: Printable worksheet”. The label the picture worksheet will open in PDF format (in less than 60 seconds). You can also print an answer sheet.

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S C R A M B L E D S E N T E N C E S G E N E R AT O R

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SCRAMBLED SENTENCES GENERATOR Language classes Beginners | Intermediate | Adult Education | Homeschooler Depending on how fast you pace this game, it can fit a 10—15 minutes activity Any language

DESCRIPTION:

Just write a sentence and print a PDF document. The generator scrambles the sentence and you have a work sheet ready for your students to practice word order. The tool also prints the answers. Download ready-made worksheets from our material bank in several differ-

PLAYING THE GAME:

Print out as many copies of the worksheet as you need. This exercise can be done individually or as a whole class activity: the students have to try to put the scrambled question/sentences into a correct question/sentences. Pair work: students have to answer the question and note down their partner’s answers.

TYPE OF RESOURCE: FREE RESOURCE

Vocabulary and grammar activities YES

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S C R A M B L E D S E N T E N C E S G E N E R AT O R
Tool instructions
SELECT TOOLS OPTIONS AND CREATE YOUR WORKSHEET 1. Type the title for your worksheet (topic) 2. Type or paste the sentences into the text boxes 3. Select the number of words to be scrambled 4. Click on “Create: Printable PDF”. The crossword sheet will open in PDF format (in less than 60 seconds)

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T RU E O R FA L S E G E N E R AT O R

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TRUE OR FALSE GENERATOR Language classes Beginners | Intermediate | Adult Education | Homeschooler Depending on how fast you pace this game, it can fit a 10—15 minutes activity Any language

DESCRIPTION:

Write statements and let your students decide if they are true or false. As an option you may use pictures from the clipart gallery to practice vocabulary. The tool also prints answers. Download ready-made worksheets from our material bank in several differ-

PLAYING THE GAME:

Print out as many copies of the worksheet as you need. Use this exercise individually or as a whole class activity: create bilingual worksheets for vocabulary practice or questionnaires that can lead into fluency activities. Get your students talking by creating true-or-false questionnaires!

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Vocabulary and grammar activities YES

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T RU E O R FA L S E G E N E R AT O R
Tool instructions
SELECT TOOLS OPTIONS 1. Create a worksheet using own statements, statements and pictures, translations, bilingual, bilingual with pictures or using statements from list SELECT THE LANGUAGES 1. You can create a bilingual worksheet by choosing 2 languages (if you previously selected to create a bilingual worksheet) 2. Click on “Continue” CHOOSE PICTURES FROM THE GALLERY 1. Click on choose pictures 2. Choose the pictures you need, save and close 3. Click on “Continue”
*for a detailed description of the clip-art gallery read page 4

CREATE YOUR WORKSHEET 1. Type the title for your worksheet (topic) 2. In order to create a false statement, change the equivalent for the statement in the text box, and then click on the second radio button which corresponds to a false statement 3. Click on “Create: Answer sheet” to automatically created a worksheet with answers 4. Click on “Create: Printable PDF”. The crossword sheet will open in PDF format (in less than 60 seconds)

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W O R D S P I R A L G E N E R AT O R

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WORD SPIRAL GENERATOR Language classes Beginners | Intermediate | Adult Education | Homeschooler Depending on how fast you pace this game, it can fit a 10—15 minutes activity 34 languages: Arabic, Bahasa, Bulgarian, Cantonese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch , English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Japanese, Macedonian, Mandarin, Norwegian, Pinyin, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish and Vietnamese. 2244 language combinations Word Spiral works in the same way as Crossword, but the program shapes the squares into a spiral shape. You can also create a spiral that has the first and last letter connected. A tool for bilingual use as well. The tool also prints the answers. Download ready-made worksheets from our material bank in several different languages. Print out as many copies of the worksheets as you need, along with an automatic answer sheet (that the teacher can use). Students love wordspirals and you can use this worksheet for lesson-enhancing activities. You can easily create and print custom worksheets for spelling, grammar, literature, current events or even history, geography, biology and anything else you can write a question and answer for. Use them with questions as clues about special occasions or about your students... Vocabulary and grammar activities YES

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W O R D S P I R A L G E N E R AT O R
Tool instructions
SELECT TOOLS OPTIONS 1. Create a worksheet using own words, or using words, images and wordlists from clip-art SELECT THE LANGUAGES 1. You can create a bilingual worksheet by choosing 2 languages (if you previously selected to use clip-art words or images) 2. Click on “Continue” CHOOSE PICTURES FROM THE GALLERY 1. Click on choose pictures 2. Choose the pictures you need, save and close 3. Click on “Continue”
*for a detailed description of the clip-art gallery read page 4

CREATE YOUR WORKSHEET 1. Type the title for your worksheet (topic) 2. Check the “Print hints to different page” option if you want to have the hints printed on a second page 3. Check the “Linkwords” option if you want to link words like in the example 4. Click on “Create: Printable PDF”. The crossword sheet will open in PDF format (in less than 60 seconds) 5. Click on “Create: Answer sheet” to automatically created a worksheet with answers

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W O R D S E A RC H G E N E R AT O R

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WORDSEARCH GENERATOR Language classes Beginners | Intermediate | Adult Education | Homeschooler Depending on how fast you pace this game, it can fit a 10—15 minutes activity 34 languages: Arabic, Bahasa, Bulgarian, Cantonese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch , English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Japanese, Macedonian, Mandarin, Norwegian, Pinyin, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish and Vietnamese. 2244 language combinations Enter the words you wish to have hidden, with or without clues. The tool quickly creates a worksheet with answers, ready to print. You can also use it with the pictures from the clipart gallery. The tool also prints the answers. Download ready-made worksheets from our material bank in several differ-

DESCRIPTION:

PLAYING THE GAME:

Print out as many copies of the worksheets as you need, along with an automatic answer sheet (that the teacher can use). You can use this worksheet for lesson-enhancing activities. You can easily create and print custom worksheets for spelling, grammar, literature, current events or even history, geography, biology and anything else you can write a question and answer for. Use them with questions as clues about special occasions or about your students... Vocabulary and grammar activities YES

TYPE OF RESOURCE: FREE RESOURCE

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W O R D S E A RC H G E N E R AT O R
Tool instructions
SELECT TOOLS OPTIONS 1. Create a worksheet using own words, or using words, images and wordlists from clip-art, or generate a worksheet from own wordlists SELECT THE LANGUAGES 1. You can create a bilingual worksheet by choosing 2 languages (if you previously selected to use clip-art words or images) 2. Click on “Continue” CHOOSE PICTURES FROM THE GALLERY 1. Click on choose pictures 2. Choose the pictures you need, save and close 3. Click on “Continue”
*for a detailed description of the clip-art gallery read page 4

CREATE YOUR WORKSHEET 1. Type the title for your worksheet (topic) 2. Check the “Print hints to different page” option if you want to have the hints printed on a second page 3. Click on “Print answers” to automatically created a worksheet with answers 4. Click on “Create: Printable PDF”. The crossword sheet will open in PDF format (in less than 60 seconds)

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LEARNWELL OY

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