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Recommended for B2 students.
Do you recognize this mask?
Where do you think this image comes from?
What do you know about history from your own or other countries?
Read an article and answers some questions.
Then write your own text about a famous political person in your country.
Think about the time before something important happened in your life.
Then how you felt after that moment. How were those times different?
Read the beginning of a story and analyse how the writer expresses this idea.
Then see if you can write a similar introduction to a story.
What's the ugliest animal you can think of?
Can you describe it? Where is it found?
What's ugly about this creature?
How does it make you feel when you see or touch it? Read a text from National Geographic and answer some comprehension questions.
Then write your own text about an animal you think is interesting to you.
Do you believe in UFOs (unidentified flying objects) or are you a sceptic?
Have you ever seen one or know someone who has?
Read an article from the Telegraph newspaper and hear about an incident which happened to a pilot in Britain.
Answer some questions on the text and then write your own unusual story while practicing past modals of speculation.
Do you like a good crime novel?
Which characters and types of crimes do you usually find in this type of story?
Is the story more scary if it's set in a beautiful place?
Read the first page of a true crime story set in Florence, Italy.
Find the answer to some questions and see if you can continue the story.
What advice would you give foreigners visiting your country?
Are there any customs or traditions people should be aware of so as not to offend other nationalities?
Can you guess which tips a Russian would give other Russians before visiting America?
Read this unusual blog post and find out. Then answer some comprehension questions about the text and finally write your own tips.
How popular is Facebook in your country?
Who uses it the most, adults or teens?
Is it more or less popular now than it was a few years ago?
Read a text about how Facebook's popularity is changing and what this means.
Answer some comprehension questions and then write your own article about something which has changed using my composition guide.
Do you use recipes when you cook?
Or do you just make it up as you go along?
Where can you find recipes?
Do you look on the net or do you have some cookery books at home?
Can you follow a recipe in English?
Read this article and find out.
Check your vocabulary to make sure you understanding the recipe. Then write your own.
Recommended for C1 students.
What do you know about blogging?
Do you know anyone who blogs?
Do you blog? What do you blog about?
If you don't blog, what would you blog about?
Read an article at problogger.com and learn about blogging.
Then answer some questions before writing your own article giving advice on a subject you know well.
Why do people take selfies?
Do you take them?
Scientists have been able to explore the subject and give us a possible solution to this question.
Read the article and learn the science behind it.
Answer some comprehension questions on the article and finally write your own article on a modern day trend.