We all saw it on the news this morning. Just when we had high hopes of receiving an award for Spanish cinema, there goes Will Smith who gives Chris Rock a slap in the face and drops an F-bomb opening the debate on whether certain issues should be overlooked in the name of humour and…… Continue reading Funny or not so funny?
Should people be made to pay extra taxes for being ‘unhealthy’ citizens? Would taxes on certain products serve as a deterrent towards certain habits such as smoking and drinking? And if you believe that this could be a solution, then where should we draw the line? In the open cloze below, I have adapted a…… Continue reading C1-C2 Open cloze Sin Tax
Hi again! Here’s an open cloze for an email. It’s a practical activity for the past simple and an open cloze to practise the past simple.
Here’s an open cloze in an email format about holidays. You can do it lots of times until you become familiar with the format. Good luck!
This week we’ll be dealing with health, so this means that I’ll be posting some ‘extra stuff’ on this particular topic. Today I’m posting an open cloze on painkillers and the possible side effects. Remember that there may be other possible answers, but doing an activity online means that the program will only accept the…… Continue reading C1/C2 Open cloze ‘Painkillers could affect nurturing’
My A1 groups were a bit frightened when they saw ‘their first’ open cloze, so I promised that I would post some on the blog so that they could become familiar with this type of activity. Here’s the first one (and I hope, not the last). Remember to read the text very carefully. Think about…… Continue reading A1 Open cloze ‘My favourite place for a holiday’
Are you tech-savvy? Do you feel baffled by the technology you have to struggle with in your daily life or are you rather a person that always keeps up to date in terms of the most modern technological devices? Here you can do a ‘Use of English (Use of English IS a nice new word for…… Continue reading Open cloze ‘Parents Baffled by tech-savy children’
Image by Gary Chan (Unsplash) According to the latest data recorded in 2018, Spain reached a peak in food waste, squandering a total of 1,339 million kg/l of food and beverages. This number represents an increase of 8.9% over the previous year and seems to be mainly due to economic recovery that was experienced during…… Continue reading Open cloze: How can we reduce food waste at home?
Have you ever been to a hospital reception, a bank or any public place where you were treated rudely or even roughly? What did you feel like? In the last book I read – by the way it was Andrea Levy’s ‘Every Light in the House Burnin’- the narrator fantasizes on picking up a doctor…… Continue reading Listening activity Intermediate B1: The Computer Says No