Monday, September 19, 2016

How Smart Are Orangutans? (TED Ed video)

Along with humans, orangutans belong to the Hominidae family tree, which stretches back 14 million years. But it’s not just their striking red hair that makes orangutans unique among our great ape cousins. Lu Gao shares some amazing facts about these incredibly intelligent great apes from Asia.

Pre-watching vocabulary task
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Listening comprehension cloze test
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Listening comprehension True/False statements


Orangutan Quizzes

FREE Interactive Orangutans Quiz
Orangutan Quiz
Orang Utan fun trivia quiz
QuizMoz Orangutan Quiz


Worksheet 

Here is a worksheet based on the animated TED Ed video about how smart orangutans are. There are two listening comprehension exercises (gap-fill and True/False) and a vocabulary exercise (crossword puzzle). B/W copy and Answer Key provided.


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Wednesday, August 17, 2016

How Tsunamis Work

Here is a TED Ed video about how tsunamis work. Watch the video and do the tasks below.

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Worksheet
Here is a worksheet based on a TED Ed video about how tsunamis work. There is a vocabulary matching exercise and two listening comprehension exercises (gap-fill and True/False). B/W copy and Answer Key provided.



To download the worksheet click here.

Sunday, August 14, 2016

The Grasshopper and the Ant



Here is a worksheet based on an animated video of the famous Aesop fable, The Grasshopper and the Ant. There is a grammar exercise to revise reporting verbs and Reported Speech as well as a vocabulary exercise (crossword puzzle). Answer key provided.


To download the worksheet click here.