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John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich - Comprehension

John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich - Comprehension

Find out why National Sandwich Day is celebrated on 3rd November. What is your favourite sandwich? What ingredients are in a BLT? How many types of sandwiches can you think of? Students read the t ...
2 Elementary
Movie Worksheet: Skycruiser

Movie Worksheet: Skycruiser

Teaching material : YouTube. Objectives: to stimulate students to practice reading and speaking from a lovely current news like Yahoo or YouTube. Instructions : 1) The teacher provides the wo ...
1 Pre-Intermediate Intermediate
Goldilocks and the Three Bears (

Goldilocks and the Three Bears ("Ough" Pronunciation)

•Reading,
This is a worsheet to help students with the pronunciation of words that have "ough". They also go over some past tense verbs. The reading includes the "ough" words that they learned how to pronou ...
3 Elementary Pre-Intermediate Intermediate Upper Intermediate and Advanced
Theodore Roosevelt - Reading Comprehension

Theodore Roosevelt - Reading Comprehension

Today is Theodore Roosevelt's birthday! What award was Theodore Roosevelt the first American to win? What were the key events in Theodore's Presidency? This worksheet includes some interesting fac ...
5 Elementary
Present Simple through Reading Worksheet

Present Simple through Reading Worksheet

•, Reading
This is a reading comprehension worksheet for teaching or revising the present simple tense at elementary level. Students are asked to read the text, answer the questions, complete the senten ...
3 Elementary Pre-Intermediate
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The Ebola Outbreak

The Ebola Outbreak

I picked up news from a major Uk newspaper abou the Ebola crisis and made it into a reading comprehension worksheet with a focus on vocabulary and reference exercises. The worksheet has 2 charts ...
2 Intermediate Upper Intermediate and Advanced
Mobile Phones Reading Comprehension Worksheet

Mobile Phones Reading Comprehension Worksheet

•, Reading
This is a reading comprehension worksheet. Recommended for intermediate students who are asked to read the text, say if the statements given are true or false and support their answer by quo ...
2 Pre-Intermediate Intermediate
Most Popular Festivals in Uruguay

Most Popular Festivals in Uruguay

The document is a very simple sheet with 6 texts on the most popular festivals I usually work with my second graders (13-15 years old). I know how difficult it is to find texts to fit in our ...
1 Elementary
Chester the Cheetah - Reading Comprehension

Chester the Cheetah - Reading Comprehension

•, Reading
Students read the text about Chester the cheetah and answer the multiple choice questions. There are six multiple choice questions to answer. Having strong reading comprehension skills will also h ...
4 Elementary
Pepin the Penguin - Reading Comprehension

Pepin the Penguin - Reading Comprehension

•, Reading
Students read the text about Pepin the penguin and answer the multiple choice questions. There are six multiple choice questions to answer. Having strong reading comprehension skills will also hel ...
5 Elementary
Jobs Reading Comprehension Worksheet

Jobs Reading Comprehension Worksheet

This is a reading comprehension worksheet for teaching or revising jobs related vocabulary. Recommended for pre-intermediate students who are asked to read the text, answer the questions with comp ...
5 Pre-Intermediate Intermediate
Aurora Borealis Text and Activities

Aurora Borealis Text and Activities

Hello! This time I'm uploading a text followed by activities to work with  about Aurora Borealis. I'm working on Natural Wonders and we'll be dealing with a wonder each class (of 70'). The sk ...
2 Elementary
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Summer Holidays Reading Worksheet

Summer Holidays Reading Worksheet

This is a reading comprehension worksheet on the topic summer holidays. Recommended for pre-intermediate students who are asked to read the text, say if the statements are true or false and c ...
4 Pre-Intermediate
Fast Food Reading Worksheet II

Fast Food Reading Worksheet II

•, Reading
This is a reading comprehension worksheet for teaching or revising food related vocabulary. Recommended for pre-intermediate students who are asked to read the text, say if the statements are tru ...
5 Pre-Intermediate
English Assessment

English Assessment

•, , Reading
It is an activity to evaluate past simple tense. There is a reading comprehension about an American legend very popular as Johnny Appleseed. Another activity is incomplete sentences and finally gr ...
1 Pre-Intermediate
Talking about Art Powerpoint

Talking about Art Powerpoint

Presentation that includes pre-teach vocab, article and speaking activity. Meant for students of B-C level. Article focuses on the statue of David in Florence and its decay. Students can talk abou ...
3 Intermediate Upper Intermediate and Advanced Exam Level
Reading Comprehension+ Writing

Reading Comprehension+ Writing

This is a test given to visually impaired pupils in a preparatory school. The passage is about a voluntary kid who helped a blind child see the world. The writing is about founding a club to help ...
3 Elementary Pre-Intermediate Intermediate
Pride and Prejudice after Reading

Pride and Prejudice after Reading

•Reading
Based on Pride and Prejudice, by Jane Austen, this is an after-reading worksheet. This worksheet is also based on another work from busyteacher.org (link below), and asks students to: 1) ...
3 Intermediate Upper Intermediate and Advanced
Poldo the Polar Bear - Reading Comprehension

Poldo the Polar Bear - Reading Comprehension

•, Reading
Having strong reading comprehension skills will also help in other subjects. Students read the text about Poldo the polar bear and answer the multiple choice questions. There are six multiple choi ...
5 Elementary
George the Grasshopper - Reading Comprehension

George the Grasshopper - Reading Comprehension

•, Reading
Having strong reading comprehension skills will also help in other subjects. Students read the text about George the grasshopper and answer the multiple choice questions. There are six multiple ch ...
4 Elementary
Tigra the Tiger - Reading Comprehension

Tigra the Tiger - Reading Comprehension

•, Reading
Having strong reading comprehension skills will also help in other subjects. Students read the text about Tigra the tiger and answer the multiple choice questions. When does Tigra like to hunt? Th ...
5 Elementary
Oscar the Otter - Reading Comprehension

Oscar the Otter - Reading Comprehension

•, Reading
Having strong reading comprehension skills will also help in other subjects. Students read the text and answer the multiple choice questions. There are six multiple choice questions to answer. Thi ...
5 Elementary
Henry the Hedgehog - Reading Comprehension

Henry the Hedgehog - Reading Comprehension

•, Reading
Having strong reading comprehension skills will also help in other subjects. Students read the text about Henry the hedgehog and answer the multiple choice questions. There are six multiple choice ...
6 Elementary
Reading Comprehension: Voluntary Work

Reading Comprehension: Voluntary Work

•Reading
This is a passage and questions about voluntary work.( A girl is speaking about her experience in an orphanage.)The document can be used in a reading comprehension session. To scan a passage for ...
4 Elementary Pre-Intermediate Intermediate
Reading Time: The Old Colonel

Reading Time: The Old Colonel

•, Reading
I copied the story from an online webpage, but I created my own exercises based on the story. The activity is for students aged 13-15 years old (3rd and 4th ESO in Spain). Here, they can practice ...
4 Pre-Intermediate

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