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R.2 - Scanning (Finding something specific in the text)

Comparing Travellers

Average: 1.8 (200 votes)

For this lesson, you should read through the true or false questions and then scan the text to try and find the answers within three minutes! Scanning is when you read a piece of text very quickly and look only for the answers to the questions you need. Remember to read through the questions carefully. Let us know how you found it; did you manage to find the answers within the three minutes or did it take you longer?

Good luck!

Lesson by Caroline Devane

Web Search - Looking for information online

Average: 2.9 (29 votes)

Thorpe Park is a theme park located in Surrey, England. It is the second most popular theme park in the UK.

Thorpe Park is one of my favourite places! I love roller-coasters and the ones at Thorpe Park are amazing.

In this lesson, you will need to visit the Thorpe Park website and search for the answers to the questions below.

Think carefully about which sections of the website you will find the answers in.

Reading for information - Superlative chart - Elementary level

Average: 2.6 (25 votes)

Choices, choices, choices...superlatives are great for these! Practice your superlatives by looking at the information table below and completing the sentences.

INFORMATION Live@Five Rafiki’s Internet Hot Wire Internet


Phrasal Verbs - Seeing a Dentist

Average: 3.7 (48 votes)

Read through the following short story to brush up (review) your phrasal verbs (some other important words are linked to the Cambridge Online Dictionary):

'Holiday from Hell' - reading and vocab match

Average: 1.7 (263 votes)



Read the following passage about someone's holiday. Then try and find the matching vocabulary.

Our holiday couldn’t have got off to a worse start.

First, the airline lost our luggage so we had to spend the first few days in the clothes we travelled in.

Luckily, there were some cheap shops near the hotel where we could buy some bits and pieces until our luggage arrived.