PET Reading: Practice reading exercises for the PET

PET exam Reading section is formatted in 5 parts; in each one you’ll read a passage and answer related questions. Questions could be multiple-choice, true/false, or short-answer with space for one or two words in English. The Writing and Reading sections last 90 minutes altogether.

Exam English
Practice PET reading test

Flo-Joe
Exercises for the 5 types of questions in the PET

ESL Bits
19 groups of PET Reading questions

English Online
Questions for each of the 5 parts of the PET Reading section: Part 1Part 2Part 3Part 4Part 5

PET Reading
Exercises provided by Abu Dhabi Women’s College: Part 1Part 2Part 3Part 4Part 5

Using English
Various reading exercises at PET level

Distance Teaching: Challenges

Fist things first: no need to panic! Remember, you are an expert in your subject matter.

  1. Dismiss the knowledge gap
  2. Get to know your software
  3. Create a distraction -free workplace
  4. Set clear expectations
  5. Start every class with a warm personalized welcome
  6. Provide examples
  7. Give effective feedback

TOP-NOTCH Websites for On-line Classes

Looking for some great resources? Then this collection is for you! I’ve got a collection of some greeeeaaat websites for super-duper classes 🙂 Use them and don’t lose them 🙂

lyricstraining.com
genius.com
purposegames.com
breakingnewsenglish.com
listenaminute.com
gamestolearnenglish.com
rong-chong.com
liveworksheets.com
spellingcity.com
spellingtraining.com
quizlet.com
en.islcollective.com
classtools.com
mentimeter.com

On-line Lessons

In spite of the lockout, we continue to have lessons with our kids – ON-LINE 🙂 What seemed to be quite challenging at the beginning, tuned out to be lots of fun! Here are some photos of our on-line lessons. Engaging, educational and fun 😍👍📚🍎😁👀😜😎🏡⏰

CORONAVIRUS 🩺

Some useful information about the CORONAVIRUS. Stay healthy 🙂

Lesson ideas:

  • Listening activity – https://breakingnewsenglish.com/2001/200124-coronavirus-q.htm
  • Video – https://en.islcollective.com/video-lessons/what-is-coronavirus
  • Reading activity – https://esl-voices.com/teaching-exercises-from-news-blog/overflow-answer-keys-from-the-blogs/answer-key-the-coronavirus/
  • Worksheet – https://en.islcollective.com/english-esl-worksheets/vocabulary/health-and-going-doctor/coronavirus/122061

TED: What Makes a Good Life?

What keeps us happy and healthy as we go through life? A psychiatrist Robert Waldinger shares three important lessons learned from the 75-year-old study on how to build a fulfilling, long life. .

***📌This can be a great listening activity for B2 level students. You can have a follow-up discussion on happiness, life values, etc. I would highly recommend it 📌

Back To school :) 🍎🍎🍎

📚 We had almost three weeks of the school closure due to the flu 🩺💉💊. I hope you are healthy and ready to start school 🙂 📝 I have prepared a poll for you and will be happy to get your asnwers. 😘😘😘

If you could have one of these superpowers, which one would you choose?

BBC Learning English: Idioms

Are you a glass half empty or a glass half full kind of person? Look on the bright side of life by taking this #water #idioms challenge and learning 3 common #English phrases.

Are you a glass half empty or a glass half full kind of person? Look on the bright side of life by taking our #water #idioms challenge and learning 3 common #English phrases. Learn to talk about water in more depth with our video on bottled water: https://bbc.in/2GEzR5D#BBCLearningEnglish #Water #Idioms #Phrases #Wateroffaducksback #fishoutofwater #waterunderthebridge #usefulphrases #vocab #vocabulary #efl esl #elt #nature #sea #river #phrasefrenzy #englishidiom

Posted by BBC Learning English on Saturday, February 1, 2020