The Cutty Sark (reading + passive voice practice)

serene 2014-09-25 12:16:57

(2 pages + B&W copy + Answer Key) On the first page there is an article taken from CBBCnews followed by two comprehension exercises (True/False statements and Find Synonyms in the text) and an exercise on passive voice. On the second page there is the story that inspired the naming of the Cutty Sark. It is followed by two vocabulary exercises (students practise guessing meaning from context).

This downloadable printable is recommended for high school, elementary school and adults at Intermediate (B1), Upper-intermediate (B2), Advanced (C1) and Proficient (C2) level. It is valuable for revising Passive voice or active voice in English, and is useful for enhancing your groups' Reading skills. It features the vocabulary topic of Synonyms. You will find the solution at the end of the worksheet.
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Upload date: 2014-09-25 12:16:57

Author: serene

from Greece

Hi! I'm a state school teacher and I teach intermediate - upper intermediate students aged 16-18. I'm also a member of ESLprintables, and I keep my own EFL blog as well at

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