The Oregon Trail – Past Simple

 

The article with past simple exercises .doc

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British Food

  1. Give two reasons why most people don’t eat traditional breakfast nowadays.
  2. Name some kinds of food you can eat in Britain today.
  3. How many vegetarians are there in Britain?
  4. Name some types of bread you can find in British supermarkets.
  5. Explain how young people’s diets are bad.
  6. Name two American coffee shop chains.

British Food worksheet – doc

British Food worksheet and answers – doc

Whales are not fish

Whales live in the water, but they are not fish. Whales are mammals like dogs, cats, bears and humans.

 

 

Fish have organs called gills that help them get oxygen from the water. Whales have lungs and need to breath oxygen from the air.

This fish is a shark.

 

Most fish lay eggs. Whales, like all mammals give birth to live young and feed their babies milk.

This mother and calf are right whales. They are a very endangered species.

 

Mastery Questions

1. Which type of animals are whales?

2. Do whales have gills?

3. Do whales lay eggs?

4. Do baby whales drink milk?

5. What do we call baby whales?

6. Name two species of fish.

 

Printable Worksheet

Isaac Asimov (1951) – The Fun They Had – Mind Map

The Fun They Had Mind Map JPEG.

The Fun They Had Short Story.

Isaac Asimov (1951) – The Fun They Had

Margie even wrote about it that night in her diary. On the page headed May 17, 2157, she wrote, “Today, Tommy found a real book!”

It was a very old book. Margie’s grandfather once said that when he was a little boy his grandfather told him that there was a time when all stories were printed on paper. (more…)

Aesop’s Fables – The Ass and his Purchaser

A man who wanted to buy an Ass went to market, and, coming across a likely-looking beast, arranged with the owner that he should be allowed to take him home on trial to see what he was like. When he reached home, he put him into his stable along with the other asses. The newcomer took a look round, and immediately went and chose a place next to the laziest and greediest beast in the stable. When the master saw this he put a halter on him at once, and led him off and handed him over to his owner again. The latter was a good deal surprised to seem him back so soon, and said, “Why, do you mean to say you have tested him already?” “I don’t want to put him through any more tests,” replied the other. “I could see what sort of beast he is from the companion he chose for himself.”

“A man is known by the company he keeps.”

Reading Comprehension – London

London is the capital city of the United Kingdom, and a leading global city. It has 43 universities and is the largest urban zone in the European Union.

 London has a diverse range of peoples, cultures, and religions, and more than 300 languages are spoken within its boundaries. It is widely deemed to be the culture capital of the world.

London contains four World Heritage Sites: the Tower of London; Kew Gardens; the site comprising the Palace of Westminster, Westminster Abbey, and Saint Margaret’s Church; and the historic settlement of Greenwich. Other famous landmarks include Buckingham Palace, the London Eye, Piccadilly Circus, Saint Paul’s Cathedral, Tower Bridge, Trafalgar Square and Wembley Stadium. London is home to numerous museums, galleries, libraries, sporting events and other cultural institutions, including the British Museum, National Gallery, British Library, Wimbledon and 40 theatres. The London Underground is the oldest underground railway network in the world and the second-most extensive.

 

 

Questions

How many universities does London have?

What is Greenwich?

How many theatres are there in London?

What is special about the London Underground?

🙂 Have you been to London yet? 🙂

Answers