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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: 3439

"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: 2778

"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: 2768

"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: 2252

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: 2172

"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: 1926

"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: 1762


Robin Hood.

1. Read the letter and fill in the missing word.

took, who, family, books, made, from, him, know, some, someone, anybody, anything, them, called, right, stories, belonged, ago, later, began, conquered, truth, hero.

Dear Alice,

   You asked me  Robin Hood was. History  do not tell us anything about him. But all the British boys and girls  somethin g about him. They know  from books, songs, films and television. For them Robin Hood was  in Sherwood Forest with an enemy  the Sheriff of Nottingham.                                                                  But was there  called Robin Hood? Do we really know  about him? There are many old  about Robin Hood. In some stories he lived 8 hundred years , in others he lived much . Is there any  in these stories? One thing is certain: the  in all the stories was an outlaw. It all really started in 1066 when William of Normandy  Saxon England. The new Norman king  to take everything from the Saxons - the land and their goods. All the forests  to the king, and the Saxons did not have the  to hunt any deer in . When the king needed  money, Norman sheriffs collected it  Saxons. The sheriffs took their homes and  them outlaws. Robin came from a Saxon . He became an outlaw and lived in Sherwood Forest. He  money from the rich and gave it to the poor.

   Can you tell me an old legend of your country? Write back soon!



2. Answer the questions.

1. Do history books tell us anything about Robin Hood?

2. Do the British boys know anything about Robin Hood?

3. Where did Robin Hood live?

4. Who was Robin Hood's enemy?

5. Robin Hood was an outlaw, wasn't he?

3. Fill in the blanks with some, any, something, anything.

  • Susan: Have you got  stories about Robin Hood?

  • Shop Assistant: Oh yes, of course. There are  good ones over there.

  • Susan: Have you got  history books over there?

  • SH. A.: Sure, we have got several books. I find "Robin Hood and the Black Cloak" interesting. But there are  history books about King William, too.

  • Susan: Do you sell  jigsaw puzzles?

  • Sh.A.: Yes, we do. But we don't have  puzzles at the present moment. They are sold out.

  • Susan: Can you tell me  about Nottingham Castle? Do you know how old it is?

  • Sh. A. : Sorry, I am afraid I cannot tell you , but you can ask at the information centre.

  • Susan: I'll take the storybook "Robin Hood and the Black Cloak". I hope my friend will like it.




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