This reading and writing activity practises understanding text structure through referencing words and various types of linkers and discourse markers.
Read the text about the role of forensic linguistics in solving crimes. Then answer the question to practise the full range of reading skills required for reading discursive texts on academic subjects.
This reading activity practises understanding implied meaning. Read the article about being an adult and answer the multiple-choice questions.
Reporter Carly Pimm is learning about a new sport. Practise scanning a text to find information quickly in this reading activity.
This reading activity focuses on particular words used to refer back to something in the text. Read the text about retail therapy and match words with the people they refer to.
Read the email from Penny about her day in the city. Look out for details in the email and complete the sentences with the correct endings.
Practise your writing by choosing the correct linking words to complete the different sentences.
Jane is selling her bicycle and has put an advert on a local website. Complete the advert with the correct phrase in this reading and writing activity.
Read the conversation between Dave and Jane, who are planning to meet. Answer the True/False questions to practise reading for detail.
Read the text about Ben, who is an English teacher. Answer some multiple-choice questions about the text to practise your reading.
This writing activity practises using linking words. Choose the correct linking word to complete the sentence about what a person did last Saturday.
Practise completing a form with the correct information in this writing and vocabulary activity.