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Saint Patrick's Day Reading Comprehension

Saint Patrick's Day Reading Comprehension

A short text to read on Saint Patrick's day celebration, its origin and the main traditions related to it, together with a set of questions so that it can be used as a reading comprehension exerci ...
25 Pre-IntermediateIntermediate
The Man in the Iron Mask: Reading Worksheet

The Man in the Iron Mask: Reading Worksheet

•Reading
This is a set of comprehension activities to be used with the Reader's 'The Man in the Iron Mask'. The activities include matching, correcting mistakes, answering questions, etc. The set includes ...
10 Pre-Intermediate
Tinker's Island

Tinker's Island

•Reading
The worksheet contains additional exercises on Tinkers Island, a simplified book for beginners to elementary students of English. You can find more information and exercises on the book on the fol ...
5 Complete BeginnerElementary
Main Idea: Reading Worksheet

Main Idea: Reading Worksheet

•, Reading
Suitable for grade four to five in ESL students. This worksheet can be used to check their understanding of getting the main ideas from the context through questioning. Finding the main idea of a ...
12 Elementary
San Francisco Story

San Francisco Story

•Reading
San Francisco Story is level one (Beginner) home reading (simplified) story. The worksheet contains additional exercises on this story. There is a fill in exercise about the main characters of the ...
11 Complete BeginnerElementary
Who Lives Where?

Who Lives Where?

•, Reading
There are four different reading texts which include some basic grammar patterns such as can-cant, have got-has got, likes and dislikes. Matching activity and general questions should be done acco ...
21 ElementaryPre-Intermediate
Dreams and Nightmares

Dreams and Nightmares

This is a mixed skills worksheet that you can make use of according to your focus. There are reading, speaking, writing, and pronunciation activities. All the activities are designed according to ...
22 ElementaryPre-IntermediateIntermediate
Part-time Jobs Reading Test

Part-time Jobs Reading Test

This is a worksheet for elementary students on part-time jobs. Students are asked to read the text, answer the questions and write a small composition. The worksheet is available in both colour a ...
25 ElementaryPre-Intermediate
Regrets and Criticism Worksheet: Should Have, Shouldn't Have

Regrets and Criticism Worksheet: Should Have, Shouldn't Have

This is a worksheet for practising should have/shouldn't have. The verbs are given and there are picture prompts as well to help the students complete the sentences. The key is included. Who says ...
26 IntermediateUpper Intermediate and Advanced
Basic Critical Reading Skills Exercises

Basic Critical Reading Skills Exercises

•, Reading
The worksheet reviews some critical reading skills. The questions are on tone, bias, purpose and making inferences. These are four multiple choice questions that can also be used as a short quiz. ...
10 Upper Intermediate and Advanced
Countries: Present Simple Affirmative, Negative and Question Forms

Countries: Present Simple Affirmative, Negative and Question Forms

This is good for an intro to the Present Simple forms (+ve, -ve and ?). First, I have the flags of the countries printed individually and pasted on the walls of the classroom so students can get i ...
42 ElementaryPre-Intermediate
Gail Devers: A Runner's Dream

Gail Devers: A Runner's Dream

Do you know why Olympic track star Gail Devers had many obstacles to overcome before reaching her dream? Why did they call Gail a sprinter? Sprinting means to run very short races, that is what G ...
4 Intermediate
Amazing Adventures Reading Worksheet

Amazing Adventures Reading Worksheet

This is a reading activity about interesting journeys. The texts are very interesting and at the beginning they have to talk about the pictures they have work in pairs and describe the pictures. ...
21 ElementaryPre-Intermediate
Reported Speech Activity

Reported Speech Activity

Two worksheets for practising transforming sentences from direct into reported speech and vice versa. Distribute worksheet A to one half of the class (they should report the dialogue in their note ...
21 Intermediate
Theme and Mood

Theme and Mood

•Reading
This is a worksheet to help review theme and mood with eighth grade students. After teaching that Theme is the big picture, and mood is how a poem makes you feel because of the use of words that t ...
6 Intermediate
Spooky Story

Spooky Story

•, Reading,
Even though it's a three page long magazine article, it's one of my favourites to give my students for homework to read. It is very captivating and they all seem to like it. I want to make them sp ...
22 Pre-IntermediateIntermediateUpper Intermediate and Advanced
Typhoid Mary: Reading

Typhoid Mary: Reading

Informative article: It gives facts about a real-life medical mistery. What is typhoid? What are typhoid fever symptoms? Where Is Typhoid Fever common? What are the causes? What is the treatment? ...
6 Pre-Intermediate
The Underground Railroad: Reading Activity

The Underground Railroad: Reading Activity

•, Reading
It's a wonderful reading about how black people escaped from slavery, beginning the journey from the USA to Canada. In the second slide you can find some questions with this you can work their kno ...
13 Pre-Intermediate
Revising Present Simple Through Reading

Revising Present Simple Through Reading

•, Reading
It is a reading worksheet consisting of three pages. The aim of the first two questions is to arouse students' interest to the topic and make them aware of what the worksheet could be about. Then, ...
10 ElementaryPre-Intermediate
Travelling Solo: Reading LP with Speaking Component

Travelling Solo: Reading LP with Speaking Component

This is a lesson plan that I have used a lot. In fact, it's become my "go to" first lesson plan with adults in General English or Conversational classes. I've always received positive feedback fro ...
22 IntermediateUpper Intermediate and Advanced
Great Horoscope For 2012

Great Horoscope For 2012

I made this at 2010, but I changed the year to 2012. You can use this to teach Future Simple as well as personality adjectives. You can also practice reading techniques. In the end your students ...
41 Pre-Intermediate
Belongings

Belongings

This worksheet is based on a photo article on http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/nyregion/27belongings.html. Students look at the pictures some immigrants have taken with them to NYC and try to gu ...
17 IntermediateUpper Intermediate and AdvancedExam Level
Past Simple Through Reading Worksheet II

Past Simple Through Reading Worksheet II

•, Reading
This is a worksheet for teaching the past simple tense. Suitable for elementary students who are asked to complete the text with the past simple of the verbs in brackets,answer the questions abou ...
21 ElementaryPre-Intermediate
Cereals - Not That Healthy

Cereals - Not That Healthy

The article presents the nutrition problem that many children and teenagers face, it helps students understand how to eat more healthily. It contains vocabulary connected with food, food preparati ...
13 IntermediateUpper Intermediate and Advanced
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Reading "The Dragon's Pearl"

•Reading
PowerPoint presentation about the reading The Dragon's Pearl; a folk tale from China. Slides where you can teach different things for example the dragons through the history, vocabulary and the st ...
9 Pre-Intermediate

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