English Language Teaching Materials

In this section, you'll find a growing selection of ELT materials which you can download and use in class - all have worksheets and many have audio files to download. Some are tried and tested; others are new ideas written specially for this site - so any feedback and suggestions for improvement would be very welcome!

About us - hancockmcdonald.com/about-us
A1
vocabulary - opposites
Song
Predicting gap fills
The Parasol - hancockmcdonald.com/materials/parasol
A2
Past simple
Song
Finding errors
Authentic Listening Resource Pack by Mark Hancock and Annie McDonald
B1, B2
Authentic Listening
University life in Russia and China
Listening Practice
Image from Authentic Listening Resource Pack
B1, B2
Authentic Listening
Space Exploration
Listening Practice
Authentic Listening Resource Pack by Mark Hancock and Annie McDonald
B1,B2
Authentic Listening
Micro-Listening
Listening Practice
Image from Authentic Listening Resource Pack
B2
Authentic Listening
Natural History
Listening Practice
The kid you need - a fun rap activity
A2
action verbs
odd jobs
a rap with mime movements
Materials - hancockmcdonald.com/materials
B1, B2
Sounds and Spelling
Team Word Game
Massive Mondegreen
B1 upwards
Pronunication for listening
Christmas
Correcting misheard lyrics
Materials - hancockmcdonald.com/materials
B1 upwards
Awareness of reasons for mishearing
Misheard song lyrics
Matching correct and misheard phrases
About us - hancockmcdonald.com/about-us
A1 upwards
The vowel difference in hit v heat
Path finding game
About us - hancockmcdonald.com/about-us
A2 upwards
Linking consonant-vowel
ELT thoughts, news and updates - hancockmcdonald.com/blog
A2, B1
listening
The Internet
General Knowledge Quiz
About us - hancockmcdonald.com/about-us
Teacher Reflection
Eclecticism
ELT concepts
Matching opinions and their opposites
ELT thoughts, news and updates - hancockmcdonald.com/blog
B1 upwards
Awareness of reasons for mishearing
Misheard song lyrics
Matching correct and misheard phrases
ELT thoughts, news and updates - hancockmcdonald.com/blog
B1 upwards
Awareness of reasons for mishearing
Misheard song lyrics
Matching correct and misheard phrases
 - hancockmcdonald.com/node
A1 upwards
Pronunciation - stress patterns
verbs and pronouns
Finding sentences in a grid; chant
ELT thoughts, news and updates - hancockmcdonald.com/blog
A1 upwards
hard v heart - final devoicing
minimal pair discrimination
ELT thoughts, news and updates - hancockmcdonald.com/blog
A2 upwards
vowel sound in learn, bird, word, surf
Competitive team word-making game
Materials - hancockmcdonald.com/materials
A2 upwards
Pronunciation: unstressed final syllables
distinguishing similar sounding words
Materials - hancockmcdonald.com/materials
A2
Present Perfect
Good and bad news
Picture differences information gap
 - hancockmcdonald.com/node
B1 upwards
Narrative
Surprising situations
Story-telling
brazilian pronunciation
A1 upwards
Pronunciation: R and H minimal pairs
Street names
Pairwork: describing and finding locations on a map
ELT thoughts, news and updates - hancockmcdonald.com/blog
C1
Listening Skills
Music
Authentic Listening

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