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Ideas and tips for EFL/ESL teachers
  • Level: Intermediate/Advanced
  • Age: Above 16

We thank Francisco Cerrillo (a teacher from Madrid, Spain) for sending this idea.

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BRAINTEASERS

Add 1 or 2 letters or just put the word given in order to form a new word that matches the definition.

Used to indicate a specified place or time as a starting point.
WAY

Having the qualities that are desirable or distinguishing in a particular thing.
DOG

One, some, every, or all without specification.
AN

In no particular direction.
BOAT

In a circle or with a circular motion.
ROUND

To desire greatly; wish for.
ANT

In what state or condition.
WHO

To regard as true beyond doubt.
NOW

To place in a specified location; set.
UP

In addition; also.
TO

To get into one's possession by force, skill, or artifice.
ATE

At or in what place.
HERE

Each and all members of a group without exception.
VERY

The fourth in a set or sequence.
FOR

At or to a distance in space or time.
WAY

Having lived or existed for a relatively long time.
DO

Used as a modifier before a noun.
HEIR 

At or in this place.
HER

To say in a loud voice; announce.
ALL

Behind in place or order.
AFT

In a good or proper manner.
WE

To decide by reasoning, reflection, or pondering.
THIN

To give assistance to; aid.
HE

To cause to exist or happen; bring about.
ME 

To be in the state of sleep.
SEE

The cardinal number equal to 5 + 1.
IS



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