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R.1 - Skimming (Understanding the whole text quickly)

Upper Intermediate - Malcolm X Crime Reading

Average: 2.9 (7 votes)

Difficult lesson for you today! I suggest that you read the news article through once before you try and find the missing words. Do you k now who Malcolm X is?

Thomas Hagan, the only man who admitted his role in the 1965 assassination of iconic black leader Malcolm X, was _A_ Tuesday.

Earth Day Reading - Upper Intermediate Level

Average: 3.7 (7 votes)

April 22, 2010 is the 40th Anniversary of Earth Day. Started in America in 1970, Earth Day is a day of celebration and activism intended to raise _A_ of environmental issues.

In the News: Iceland volcano closes airports

Average: 3.9 (14 votes)

Here's a reading and vocabulary exercise on a story you may be following on the news.

Flights across much of Europe are being cancelled on a second day of _A_ disruption caused by_B_thrown up from a_C_in Iceland.

'Half an hour of exercise a day not enough' Upper Intermediate Reading

Average: 3.5 (11 votes)

Choose the correct word for the six missing words below.

The recommended half an hour of exercise a day may not be enough to stop _1_ gain.

Quantifiers for Intermediate Students

Average: 3.5 (17 votes)

Read the text about Cape Town and try to put the correct nouns in the spaces.

activities / cultures / countries / pubs / time / awareness / tourists / fun / systems / policemen / restaurants / attention / peace / things / beaches / people / crime / resources / cameras / focus

Reading - Staying Safe in the Summer

Average: 3.9 (11 votes)

With summer in full swing, in the northern hemisphere, and temperatures soaring, let's look at what we should be doing to protect ourselves from the _1_ rays of the sun. Extreme temperatures mean extra care needs to be taken.

When your skin's been exposed to too many of these rays, you get what's known as _2_. Ouch!

Weekend Reading - Tom Thumb

Average: 3.8 (12 votes)

Read the first paragraph of the famous children's story 'Tom Thumb' and choose the correct missing word to complete each sentence:

A poor woodman sat in his cottage one night, smoking his pipe by the fireside, while his wife sat by his side spinning.

Jason's story - part 4

Average: 4 (9 votes)

Jason's story part 4

Please read part 4 of our story and choose the correct missing words. Some words are linked to the Cambridge Online Dictionary.

Jason's story - part 3: reading, grammar and vocab exercise

Average: 2.6 (7 votes)

'Part 3'

Read the third part of our story and decide which words are missing (some words are linked to the Cambridge Online Dictionary):

Jason's story - part 2: reading, grammar and vocab exercise

Average: 3.3 (15 votes)

 
 'Jason's Story part 2'

Read part 2 of our story and choose the word which best fits for the 8 spaces. When you are finished click on the links for their meaning. The links in the story will take you to the Cambridge Online Dictionary.

You can read part 1 of the story here.