Scientists fear that Antarctica is melting. But did you know that Antarctica was once warm enough to support forests, and that Dinosaurs lived there? Read and find out all about it, and at the same time try some IELTS reading summary completion! Continue reading
Transport (or ‘transportation) is a common topic in IELTS. Here’s a quiz to test your comprehension of a text summarising research into the health and safety aspects of the more common forms of transport. Continue reading
For all you ‘visual learners’ out there, here’s a video version of a previous post in which we looked at the difference between the countable and uncountable forms of the word ‘paper’.
After watching the video you might want to have a go at the gapfill activity accompanying the last post dealing with ‘paper’!
A minimal pair is two words that sound the same excpet for one sound. Can you recognise which of two words is being spoken? Have a go! Continue reading
A little game to let you practice listening to and producing the sounds of English!
Have you ever wondered why mosquitoes bite some people more often than others? Try this IELTS reading True, False, No Information activity to find out why!
Is the blue you see the same as the blue your friend sees? When you listen to music do you see colours? How many words for ‘blue’ do you have in your language? Complete the summary to find out more about colour!
Are you getting enough sleep? Do you take naps during the day? Match ideas about sleep to the experts they belong to and find out more about sleep and sleeping habits!
Before you read, discuss with a friend whether the following statements might be true or false:
Spatial reasoning is an important skill in everyday life, as well as in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) related careers. How can we develop and enhance spatial reasoning in our children? Match the headings to find out!
..and if anyone knows the difference between the pronunciation of ‘special’ and ‘spatial’, let us know in the comments below!