Here’s a link to some examples of part 2 from the Deesite blog:
Check out Jess’s great site: Easy English Articles
It has a great selection of short current affairs topics to generate conversation and learn new vocab. It also has lesson plans, grammar explanations and even offers to correct short texts!
Just found this link on the Cambridge University Press website with loads of free vocab worksheets! Bonus!
I just came across this amazing set of short video clips which illustrate English idioms literally. Show the first, acted out section students have to guess the idiom, then they have to deduce the meaning.
Update: Pearson have moved their content but you can now find the videos on youtube:
Here’s a little gap fill and conversation exercise I’ve made for the first 6 idioms:
Check out this great list of phrases for all types of proficiency writings:
I’ve condensed them into this handy handout:
Check out Evan Simpson’s great ESL blog: