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A-Z Studenten Culturele en Maatschappelijke Vorming

Part 2

Listening and Vocabulary

I. Go to page: http://learnenglish.britishcouncil.org/en/magazine . Select any subject under A to Z list, listen to the story and make the vocabulary exercise. You can listen and read at the same time or only listen. Or select the direct link to the item ‘Overpopulation’ : http://learnenglish.britishcouncil.org/en/magazine-articles/overpopulation. Go to Text and read the article (you can also listen to the audio while you read). Then go to Task and do the activity. Look up the words you do not know!

II. Vocabulary. The exercise to do: http://www.nonstopenglish.com/exercise.asp?exid=726

III. Select the direct link below for a listening exercise on Urban Planning: http://www.elllo.org/english/1101/1150-Shifani-Planning.htm

  1. If you want to read and listen at the same time, select “play” under first tab (‘transcript’); if you want to listen without reading the text at the same time, select the second tab (‘audio slide show’).
  2. Click Vocabulary Quiz and then Comprehension Quiz at the right-hand side of the text. Do the exercises.

IV. Select the direct link below for a listening exercise on Red State / Blue State: http://www.elllo.org/english/1101/1104-Adria-Colors.htm

  1. If you want to read and listen at the same time, select “play” under first tab (‘transcript’); if you want to listen without reading the text at the same time, select the second tab (‘audio slide show’).
  2. Click on Vocabulary Quiz and then on Comprehension Quiz at the right-hand side of the text. Do the exercises.

V. Select the direct link below for a listening exercise on The Big Divide: http://www.elllo.org/english/1101/1103-Adria-BigDivide.htm

  1. If you want to read and listen at the same time, select “play” under first tab (‘transcript’); if you want to listen without reading the text at the same time, select the second tab (‘audio slide show’).
  2. Click on Vocabulary Quiz and the on Comprehension at the right-hand side of the text. Do the exercises.

VI. Vocabulary

Go to: http://www.grammarbank.com/index.html

Go to Vocabulary in the Menu on the left-hand side of the page, underneath the heading writing & vocabulary. On the Vocabulary page you select under Fill in the Blanks.

no. 5 Fill in the correct words – Intermediate Practice

no. 8 Fill in the Blank Vocabulary Exercise – Intermediate

no. 13 Match the Definition – Intermediate

Reading and Vocabulary

For Reading exercises you can explore the English Test Store site. Under the sections Pre-Intermediate, Intermediate Reading Tests and Advanced Reading Tests you will find lists of tests. Make your own, random selection or choose one of the direct links under Selection below. Instructions: there are 5 tot 10 questions on a particular test. After having submitted the answer, you will hear whether it is correct or not. The next question on the text will then automatically appear.

http://englishteststore.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=11403&Itemid=18

Selection:

A. Click on the following link: http://englishteststore.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=2992:English-Intermediate-Reading-Comprehension-Test-019&catid=133:english-reading-tests&Itemid=382

Instructions: Scroll down, click on start, read the passage and answer the questions. After having submitted the answer, you will hear whether it is correct or not. The next question on the text will then automatically appear.

Don’t forget to make a list of all the words you look up. Use the Vocabulary Building Worksheet attached to this module and make sentences as well.​

Gepubliceerd door  Faculteit Maatschappij en Recht 21 februari 2018