We like to think that we know about the benefits that future cities will bring us, but do we really?
Before you look at the text, discuss the following questions with a friend:
- What are the current advantages to living in a city, and how is this likely to change in the future?
- Are cities good for business, and how is this likely to change in the future?
In the previous post we completed the summary of a text about how we come to understand concrete and abstract concepts. In this post we do some Yes, No, Not Given practice as the writer goes on to describe three theories relating to this kind of mental processing. Continue reading
With a friend – picture in your mind a banana, and then picture ‘freedom’. Compare your mental pictures with your partner’s. Then complete this summary!
In IELTS we’re sometimes required to answer questions about buildings – a topic that most of us never usually think about! Match the names of Japanese architects to their innovative designs and pick up some building knowledge and vocabulary at the same time! Continue reading
I had to go to the dentist recently – just for a check-up. All was well, thankfully! In this post we find out about teeth and match headings to paragraphs!
Try this IELTS Reading practice activity and you might just learn something new about Orangutans!
How much do you know about the typewriter? And how good are you at answering True / False / No Information questions? Try this activity and find out!
Here’s a quick heading matching activity. By now we are all familiar with global warming and its impacts. Match headings to these eight facts about polar bears. Continue reading
In this post we learn from Science and Learning Research Centre director Pankaj Sah about effective study habits. Special thanks to Pankaj for kindly allowing me to publish his article which first appeared in The Conversation. Continue reading
How much do you know about chocolate? And how good are you at answering True / False / No information questions? To find out, try this practice activity! (source)