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!

Mark Hancock's Pronpack American sound chart
A1
Pronunciation: the individual sounds of English
reference: exploration
Pronpack sound chart by Mark Hancock
Al
Pronunciation: the individual sounds of English
Reference; exploring
Pronpack Sound Chart - hancockmcdonald.com/materials/pronpack-sound-chart
A1 upwards
Pronunciation: the individual sounds of English
reference; exploration
Pronpack phonemic chart by Mark Hancock
A1 upwards
Pronunciation: the individual sounds of English
reference; exploration
 - hancockmcdonald.com/node
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
 - hancockmcdonald.com/node
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
The Witty Waiter - hancockmcdonald.com/materials/witty-waiter
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
The Witty Waiter - hancockmcdonald.com/materials/witty-waiter
A1 upwards
The vowel difference in hit v heat
Path finding game
Materials - hancockmcdonald.com/materials
A2 upwards
Linking consonant-vowel
ELT thoughts, news and updates - hancockmcdonald.com/blog
A2, B1
listening
The Internet
General Knowledge Quiz
The Witty Waiter - hancockmcdonald.com/materials/witty-waiter
Teacher Reflection
Eclecticism
ELT concepts
Matching opinions and their opposites
 - hancockmcdonald.com/node
B1 upwards
Awareness of reasons for mishearing
Misheard song lyrics
Matching correct and misheard phrases
 - hancockmcdonald.com/node
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
Materials - hancockmcdonald.com/materials
A1 upwards
hard v heart - final devoicing
minimal pair discrimination
Pronunciation - hancockmcdonald.com/focus/pronunciation
A2 upwards
vowel sound in learn, bird, word, surf
Competitive team word-making game
Pronunciation - hancockmcdonald.com/focus/pronunciation
A2 upwards
Pronunciation: unstressed final syllables
distinguishing similar sounding words

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