Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com What was it like to be an immigrant for the Irish student? I have adapted a text for the purpose of creating a word formation activity for Advanced levels (or also strong B2s). Complete the sentences with the correct form of the word in capitals.
What is it, un-, in-, dis- or im- for abashed? Eeeeks! There are some rules for word formation concerning adjectives such as ir- if the word begins with r like in responsible = irresponsible and im- for words that begin with a p or b like possible=impossible, or prudent=imprudent, but this sometimes needs some practice…… Continue reading Negative prefixes for adjectives
Here’s another word formation activity based on a text that aims to capture readers’ interest for this thriller by Alyssa Cole. The text and picture is from Goodreads.com
This week my C2 students will be writing a book review, so we’ll need to brush up a bit on some C2ish /si: tu:i ʃ/ vocabulary. So here’s a book review from Amazon, converted into a word formation activity, just to get started. Son of Hamas: A Gripping Account of Terror, Betrayal, Political Intrigue and…… Continue reading Word formation: Son of Hamas
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Text adapted from Healtychildren.org
Sing for Shelter’s new Christmas single: ‘A Place to Call Home’. Shelter helps millions of people every year struggling with bad housing or homelessness by providing advice, support and legal services, making sure that one day, no one will end up without a roof above their head. PS So proud to say a member of…… Continue reading C1-C2 Word formation ‘A Place to Call Home’
Here is an activity for beginners for changing names of countries to nationalities. Choose the correct answer from the menu.