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.
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.
Read the text about websites for teenagers and match the person with the website they would find most useful. This activity practises reading a text for detailed information.
When you meet someone for the first time, you ask questions. Find the correct reply to the question in this reading activity.
Read the sign and then decide which floor of the department store you need to find things. This reading activity practises scanning a text for information.
Read three versions of a text about running and decide which is the best in terms of punctuation. This reading and writing activity will help you practise the correct use of full stops and commas.
Ethical journalism is the idea of reporting things accurately and fairly. This reading activity practises the full range of skills required for reading discursive texts on academic subjects.
Amber has created her own business. Read the story about Amber and then decide the order in which events happened. This activity helps you practise your reading, grammar and the language used for writing a narrative, including the use of the past perfect.
Read the text about taking a holiday on a cruise ship. Then practise your writing by organising the text into paragraphs by using discourse markers.
Ballet for Boys has written an article about their dance lessons. Read the article and then answer the multiple-choice comprehension questions.
This reading and writing activity looks at how linking words are used in a text. Read the article about comic books and choose a word to complete the sentence.
Jack has emailed his friend Adam for some advice. Read the email and complete the phrases to practise language you can use when you're giving advice.
Read the text about understanding social-cultural references. Then answer the question to practise the full range of skills required for reading discursive texts on academic subjects.
This reading activity practises choosing the correct reply to questions about music.