Intermediate to Advanced Reading Worksheets (Continued)


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Title
Homework
Target Structure
Reading, Vocabulary & Disussion
Level
Upper Intermediate / Advanced
Time
60 minutes
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Description
Do you have particularly academic students? Did they do a great deal of homework when they were younger? Do children nowadays have to work much harder than in previous generations?

Taking homework as its theme, this worksheet has a gap-fill reading, collocation practice exercises and discussion.

This worksheet is written for upper-intermediate level students and above.

 


 

Title
If I won the lottery...
Target Structure
The Second Conditional
Level
Intermediate and above
Time
60 minutes
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Description
Conditionals can be tough for students. This worksheet will help build their fluency when talking about unlikely or hypothetical situations.

The lesson begins with four gap-fill vox-pops, focusing on what people would do if they won the lottery. This is followed by vocabulary building, with expressions covered including -

* do something rash
* invest money
* go somewhere exotic ... and more

The lesson has a game where students need to match two halves of sentences and then put them into the second conditional.

The worksheet rounds off with a speaking activity where students must decide how they would spend five million pounds / dollars.

 


 

Title
Could you become a vegetarian?
Target Structure
Debating / Expressing Opinions
Level
Intermediate and above
Time
60 + minutes
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Description
Get your intermediate-level students debating with our worksheet on becoming a vegetarian!

This handout has four short 'vox-pop' readings. Your students will learn vocabulary such as:

* cruel
* unappetizing
* animal welfare
* go without (food)
* be a pain

This is followed by a true/false comprehension exercise.

The second part of the lesson has students prepare for a debate on the pros and cons of being a vegetarian. There are expressions highlighted for giving opinions - and disagreeing with others.

 


 

Title
Truck or Lorry
Target Structure
Reading, Vocabulary & Discussion
Level
Upper Intermediate to Adanced
Time
90 minutes
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Description
This worksheet looks at change in language, taking the influence of American English on the UK at its theme.

There is a warm-up exercises, followed by a gap-fill reading. The lesson continues with collocation and vocabulary practice and extended discussion questions.

Your students will learn expressions such as...

* filled to the brim
* bordering on the obsolete
* a catalyst for change

There is also a British / American English quiz - either in the form of a handout, or as cards you can cut up before the lesson.

This worksheet is for upper intermediate and advanced levels.

We also have a lower-level version of this handout called 'British and American English'.

 


 

Title
British and American English
Target Structure
Reading, Vocabulary & Discussion
Level
Lower Intermediate and above
Time
90 minutes
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Description
This is a lower level version of our worksheet 'Truck or Lorry'.

Do your students ever ask about the differences between British and American English? Do they know the difference between a 'lift' and an 'elevator'?

This worksheet has a short gap-fill reading, followed by collocation and vocabulary building.

There is a quiz on British/American vocabulary plus lots of discussion questions on the influence of the USA / UK and how languages are changing.

This worksheet is for lower-intermediate classes and above.


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