English Exercises > readings exercises > The Muslim science and scientists throughout history. Version 2 (Author-Bouabdellah) 20-07-2009

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READING Comprehension -Two articles: E-mails - a sign of progress or of laziness? / Text messaging :-) OR :-(?
This was first a Reading comprehension test, integrated in the 10-lesson Task "A world of many languages", but I used it now as a reading worksheet for 10th graders: Vocabulary exercise, References, True/False, correcting the false ones with your own words, sentence completing and answering a question. Hope you like it! :)))
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Downloads: 3440

"Television - Benefits and Side Effects": a 90-minute-lesson with the focus on Reading + Writing skills for Intermediate Students
This is my last piece of work on the Task "The Mass Media" - a reading + writing activity on The advantages and disadvantages of TV (3 PAGES). Students read the teenagers´ opinions and do 5 different reading tasks (Who said what, multiple choice, sentence completing, references and synonyms). Finally, after discussing some pros and cons in the cla...
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Downloads: 2779

"Bullying... WHY ME?!!" Reading/ Writing Worksheet for Intermediate students
This was a Reading Comprehension Test but I´ve used it this year as a worksheet to prepare my students for the Reading/writing test - http://www.eslprinta bles.com/printable.a sp?id=130452#thetop. Exercises: multiple choice on the 1st text; finding evidence on the 2nd; answering questions on both texts and, finally, finding opposites. After doing ...
Level: intermediate
Age: 11-17
Downloads: 2772

"Shopping - Do you like it or hate it?" ( a 90-minute class) - Reading comprehension + writing for Intermediate or Upper elementary students
This is a 3-page worksheet for a 90-minute class, with a B&W version included. The text is about 3 teenagers´ opinions on shopping. Reading tasks: Scanning the text to say who said what + multiple choice exercise + answering questions + equivalents + references. Last but not least, students write a similar short text expressing their own opinion on...
Level: intermediate
Age: 11-17
Downloads: 2253

100 READING GAMES - POSTER + Timesavers + Hippo Report + Suggestions + BW + tons of LINKS - ((11_PAGES)) - A1-C2 level
This is a collection of 100 reading tasks, games, suggestions, follow-up activities, pre-reading tasks. THEY CAN BE COPIED to ANY TEXT. They are versatile, universal. USEFUL for BUSY teachers, novice or tired teachers. :-D Enjoy this premiére :-)) MILLIONS of links to STORIES / PODCASTS, games, suggestions included. GREAT TIMESAVER! Plain BW versio...
Level: elementary
Age: 6-17
Downloads: 2174

"Me and My family" - Reading comprehension for Upper elementary and Lower Intermediate students
Students read a text with 3 teenagers´ opinions about their families and then do the reading tasks: vocabulary in context, finding evidence, answering questions and references. Wish you all a GREAT week. Hugs, mena :)))
Level: elementary
Age: 10-12
Downloads: 1928

"Housework - Whose Job is it anyway?" - Reading + Writing TEST for Advanced students
(4 Pages) Reading Tasks: vocabulary exercise, references, T/F with quotations from the text, sentence completing, rephrasing. Writing activity - commenting on a sentence from the text. Hope you have a wonderful weekend! :)))))))
Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Downloads: 1791

"Teens and New Technologies" - Reading comprehension for Upper Intermediate students
The other day someone asked what texts I had used before students wrote the opinion essay on new Technologies -http://www.eslprint ables.com/printable. asp?id=314964#thetop This is one of them. Students read the text and do some reading comprehension exercises: Who says what, sentence completing, equivalents and references. Have a good evening...
Level: intermediate
Age: 13-17
Downloads: 1764


 Lycée Si-Tarek of Relizane

Second Year Pupils – Scientific Streams

Unit 02: Budding Scientist

Sequence 03: Reading Comprehension.
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PART ONE: Comprehension.
A-Interpretation:Listen and read the following passage carefully then do the tasks below. (put mouse on one side of the screen -left or right- and click once at a time to  advance the animation forward or backward step by step)
I-The text is about
II-In which paragraph is it mentioned that the Muslim leaders encouraged a lot the development of science during the early Islamic history? This is in § N°  
III-Answer the following questions according to the text.
1.What was the period of time when the Muslim science developed called?
2.Did the Caliph El-Ma’mun help the advance of science? Justify. 
IV-Complete the following table with information from the text.   
Important works


Corrected Ptolemy’s book
“Treasury of Optics” and “On the Burning Sphere”
B-Text exploration:
Listen and read the passage carefully again then do the tasks below. 
V-Find in the text words, phrases or expressions that are close in meaning to the following.
         1.help (n) §1
         2.study (n) §2
         3.Principal (adj.) §4=
VI-Put the verbs in brackets in the correct tense and form.
 1.If you (to stand)  on your head your blood (to rush)  to your head.
         2.If you (to eat)  too much, you (not to stay)  slim.
VII-Complete the following sentences so that they make sense. Use the word in brackets
         1.If I pass my exam next year,  (university)
         2.If I work harder at school,  (parents/happy)
VIII-Thick the stressed syllable in the following words.
         1.COM-PO-SI-TION          2.A-RITH-ME-TIC       3.PHY-LO-SO-PHY
PART TWO: Writing (Situation of integration). (put mouse on one side of the screen -left or right- and click once at a time to  advance the animation forward or backward step by step)
Write a composition on the following situation: The Flower of Two Colors. Can a flower get two different color? How? Use your knowledge in biology to describe the experiment demonstrating this natural phenomena.  Use the presentation here below to help yourself.(This is to be done on paper and handed to the teacher when asked)
Now you are done. Have a thought to our beautiful world.
Let's try to make it even better than tomorrow.
Get involved. You can be the difference
Visit this site.
The simplest act can turn to be the greatest.
Thanks a lot !



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