Friday, July 29, 2016

Animal Similes

A simile is a word or phrase that compares something to something else, using the words like or as, for example, a face like a mask or as white as snowWe can use similes to make descriptions more emphatic or vivid.
Animal similes usually compare people to animals. The following exercise will help you revise some of the most common animal similes.

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Worksheet 

Here is a worksheet to help your students revise some of the most common animal similes.


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Wednesday, July 27, 2016

King Tut and His Treasures

The pharaoh Tutankhamun is one of the most famous Egyptian rulers in history. Known by many as 'King Tut,' Tutankhamun is most famous for the incredible treasures in his tomb. Undisturbed for over 3,000 years until archaeologist Howard Carter uncovered it in 1922, thousands of priceless artifacts lay inside, ready to tell the story of the life and death of the pharaoh.





Worksheet

Here is a worksheet based on the video above. 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, May 18, 2016

American History X (movie trailer)

A former neo-nazi skinhead tries to prevent his younger brother from going down the same wrong path that he did.

 

Worksheet
Here is a worksheet based on the trailer of the film American History X. There is a gap-fill exercise and a set of comprehension questions for class discussion. Answer key as well as some teacher's notes are provided.


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