eLessons

  • George Harrison

    Published in February 2002

    We were all saddened by the death of George Harrison last November. He would have been 59 on February 25th and so to celebrate his life and his achievements, we’ve put together a multiple-choice quiz followed by a biography. There are two pages to print. Click here to get your copies.

    • British Versions
    • Student's Worksheets 0.07mb pdf
    • Student's Worksheets 0.19mb word
    • Teacher's Worksheets 0.12mb pdf
  • St. Patrick's Day

    Published in March 2002

    On March 17th it’s St Patrick’s Day. But who was he and what made him such a famous saint? This week’s worksheet answers the questions with an A/B ‘wh’ questions gapfill. There are two pages to print. Click here to get your copies.

    • British Versions
    • Student's Worksheets 0.03mb pdf
    • Student's Worksheets 0.08mb word
    • Teacher's Worksheets 0.12mb pdf
  • The Vernal Equinox

    Published in March 2002

    We’re fast approaching the time when those in the northern hemisphere start looking forward to longer days and those in the southern hemisphere see the days beginning to shorten. The Vernal Equinox, according to Druidic mythology, is a time charged with magical energy, and this year it falls on March 20th. This week’s worksheet takes a look at some of the customs associated with the coming of spring whilst revising the use of articles. There is one page to print. Click here to get your copy.

    • British Versions
    • Student's Worksheets 0.04mb pdf
    • Student's Worksheets 0.07mb word
    • Teacher's Worksheets 0.12mb pdf
  • Coca cola

    Published in March 2002

    John Pemberton invented Coca-Cola on March 29th, 1886, according to a reliable source. Personally, I’m not quite sure how the complex formula could be dated so precisely. Still, this week’s worksheet acknowledges his contribution to the 19th, 20th and 21st century with an ‘extra word’ activity followed by a quick puzzle. There is one page to print. Click here to get your copy.

    • British Versions
    • Student's Worksheets 0.04mb pdf
    • Student's Worksheets 0.1mb word
    • Teacher's Worksheets 0.11mb pdf
  • The Red Cross

    Published in May 2002

    The world owes the Swiss philanthropist Jean Henri Dunant a great debt. Dunant was the founder of the Red Cross, as well as being responsible for many other humanitarian achievements. Red Cross Day is on May 8th, which is the date on which Dunant was born, in 1828. This week we look at the life of the man. There are two pages to print. Click here to get your copies.

    • British Versions
    • Student's Worksheets 0.05mb pdf
    • Student's Worksheets 0.11mb word
    • Teacher's Worksheets 0.05mb pdf
  • Andy Warhol

    Published in August 2002

    The weird and wonderful Andy Warhol was a pioneer of Pop Art and regarded as one of the greatest artists of his genre. This week we mark his birthday with an ‘extra word’ activity. There is one page to print. Click here to get your copy.

    • British Versions
    • Student's Worksheets 0.05mb pdf
    • Student's Worksheets 0.08mb word
    • Teacher's Worksheets 0.04mb pdf
  • Cleopatra

    Published in August 2002

    On August 30th, 30 BC, Cleopatra took her asp in her hand and … the rest is history. This week we take a look at the Egyptian queen whose beauty was famous throughout the world. But was she Egyptian? Or beautiful? Read the text and be a better person for it. There are two pages to print. Click here to get your copies.

    • British Versions
    • Student's Worksheets 0.05mb pdf
    • Student's Worksheets 0.08mb word
    • Teacher's Worksheets 0.04mb pdf
  • School Quiz

    Published in February 2002

    It’s back to school already – don’t those summer weeks just fly by? To mark the return to things academic, we’ve put together a little general knowledge quiz for your students. There are two pages to print. Click here to get your copies.

    • British Versions
    • Student's Worksheets 0.05mb pdf
    • Student's Worksheets 0.08mb word
    • Teacher's Worksheets 0.05mb pdf
  • Roald Dahl

    Published in September 2002

    Best-selling author Roald Dahl was born on September 13th, 1916. Even though some claim he was a big-headed man who loved to be the centre of attention, there is no doubting his contribution to contemporary literature, particularly for children. We therefore pay tribute to him this week in a “Who am I?” type worksheet. There are two pages to print. Click here to get your copies.

    • British Versions
    • Student's Worksheets 0.03mb pdf
    • Student's Worksheets 0.1mb word
    • Teacher's Worksheets 0.06mb pdf
  • The Planets

    Published in September 2002

    On September 23rd, 1846, and at the request of Urbain Leverrier, Johann Galle discovered Neptune, the most distant giant planet. This week we pay homage to these men and all the other people who have brought us information about the worlds around us. There is one page to print. Click here to get your copy.

    • British Versions
    • Student's Worksheets 0.04mb pdf
    • Student's Worksheets 0.03mb word
    • Teacher's Worksheets 0.06mb pdf

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