B1 · B2 · Cultures, customs, tradition & religion

Intermediate b1/b2 Tense revision activity: Where Did Christmas Crackers Come From?

Photo from Getty In Britain not pulling a cracker means that something is missing! Both children and adults love them and they add more fun and laughter to Christmas dinner and parties. But where did this tradition come from? I came across this article and found it such a sweet story that I just couldn’t…… Continue reading Intermediate b1/b2 Tense revision activity: Where Did Christmas Crackers Come From?

A2 · B1 · Grammar · speaking

Present perfect: Have you ever…?

This application from Wheel decide is great fun for practising 'Have you ever' structures. All you have to do is click on the wheel and answer the question that come up. Some of them are quite tongue-in-cheek, but telling fibs is also a way to spice up an English class. <a href="http://<iframe src="https://wheeldecide.com/e.php?c1=won+a+prize&c2=booked+a+very+exotic+destination&c3=met+a+famous+person&c4=lost+your+luggage&c5=lost+your+mobile+phone&c6=made+a+horrible+mistake&c7=forgotten+to+pay+at+a+bar+or+a+restaurant&c8=lost+something+very+valuable&c9=missed+a+flight&c10=visited+the+same+country+more+than+once&c11=been+in+a+disaster+place&c12=seen+a+ghost&c13=eaten+something+very+exotic&c14=missed+a+train&c15=written+a+book&c16=planted+a+tree&c17=rescued+an+animal&c18=helped+a+stranger&c19=found+a+lot+of+money&c20=done+extreme+sport&c21=had+a+crush+on+a+famous+person&c22=lost+your+flight+ticket&c23=bought+something+you+have+never+used&c24=spent+all+you+money+on+something+you+didn%27t+need&c25=experienced+a+natural+disaster&c26=volunteered+&c27=donated+to+charity&t=Have+you+ever&time=5" width="500" height="500"… Continue reading Present perfect: Have you ever…?