I've put some links to some different exercises here. They all link back to the actionenglish homepage, or you can get back to it by clicking here.
"Different types of cheese" Cheese Vocabulary Matching Exercise
"Different types of bread" Bread Vocabulary Matching
"Listening: Welsh Slang, Idioms and Usage" Listening Exercise (No answers yet)
"A few thoughts about Hong Kong" Advanced Vocabulary Gapfill Exercise
"A Christmas Internet Treasure Hunt" Advanced Vocabulary and Culture Multiple Choice Exercise
"The Rules for Modern Weddings" Advanced Vocabulary and Gapfill Exercise
"Christmas menu exercise" (Incomplete, Task One only)
"Interview Material Homepage" A selection of tasks to help you with English and advice from job interviews
"Political Vocabulary: Eleven Words from the Introduction of "Leninism, Asian Culture and Singapore" Some difficult words for a political article
"Talking about Talking: Words you need to know" A matching exercise to revise vocabulary that you might need in an advanced oral skills class to describe aspects of speaking
"How formal is it?" A difficult matching exercise where you listen to sentences asking for somebody's name and try to order them for formality.
"Oral Mistakes (or "Things to Think About")" This should be quite an easy exercise including some common phrases which we use in speaking (particularly in business situations) and a few common mistakes.
"Oral Mistakes from Anecdotes (1)" Can you pick out the mistakes in these sentences taken from anecdotes?
"Talking about Reading (1): Words you need to know" A matching exercise to revise vocabulary that you need to describe aspects of reading on a theoretical level
"Reading about Reading (1)" A multiple choice reading exercise concentrating on global meaning and genre issues
"Some Grammar and Vocabulary Mistakes from Replies to a Complaint Letter" An error correction exercise based on phrases and sentences taken from some replies to a complaint letter
"Download a Vocabulary Record Form" Download a Word document with some ideas for keeping a vocabulary record form (if you get dialogue boxes asking for a password, just click "cancel")
"Western Dining Etiquette Quiz" A brief reading quiz on dining etiquette, based of some different web sites
"Small Talk in a Business Context: Strengths and Problems" Listen to some extracts of learners talking in a business context and answer multiple choice questions on their strengths and problems
"Preposition Problems from Reports (1)" A short answer quiz focusing on some problematic prepositions taken from some business reports
"Preposition Problems from Reports (2)" A short answer quiz focusing on some problematic prepositions taken from some business reports
"Preposition Problems from Reports (3)" A short answer quiz focusing on some problematic prepositions taken from some business reports
"Plural Problems from Reports (1)" A short answer quiz focusing on some problematic prepositions taken from some business reports
"Web Evaluation Task Grammar Problems" A short answer quiz focusing on some problems taken from a task involving writing a short evaluation of some web sites
Click here to listen to the interview with Neil (in MP3 format)
Click here to go to a page of links to education and teacher oriented reading
"Good Lesson Essay" A cloze exercise based on an essay about a good lesson. Contains some links to web help.
"Memorable Lesson Essay" A cloze exercise based on an essay about a memorable lesson. Contains some links to web help.
"E-mail task" A cloze exercise based on an e-mail task where students have written an informal e-mail. Contains some links to web help.
"A Troubled Student" A cloze exercise based on an essay about a troubled student. Contains some links to web help.
"Comments on the Difference Between Two Science Journalists Describing their Jobs" A cloze exercise based on three pieces of student work which compare an article written by a science feature writer and a science writer working for a newspaper. Contains some links to web help.
"Idioms for Describing People" A drag and drop matching exercise for some informal terms for describing people.
"Business Introductions Quiz" A quiz where you have to find a secret word by answering nine out of ten multiple choice questions on formal business introductions
"Questions for Interview Clip from Jane's Bulletin Board" A short multiple choice listening quiz to find a secret word by listening to a short (four minute) interview with two teachers in the States
"Questions for Interview "Schools Grow Electronic Eyes" " A quite difficult multiple choice listening quiz to find a secret word by listening to an interview about the use of surveillance cameras in US schools
"The Brain and Learning" A multiple choice and short answer quiz based on the first half (fifteen minutes) of an interview with an expert about recent research on the brain and how this research might affect educational practice
"Value of Native English-speaking Teachers (NETs)" Essay A cloze exercise based on an essay about a memorable lesson. Contains some links to web help.
"Links to Grammar Resources on the Web" A selection of reviewed and classified links to some of the many grammar resources you can access on the Internet.
"Basic Communication Vocabulary (1)" A crossword puzzle with a few words for communication studies.
The links below are for the students I'm teaching:
Homepage for my Advanced Class Links to vocabulary records, a journal page and materials for my wonderful Advanced Class
Record of my lawyer's class New vocabulary and problems for my lawyer's classes
Record of Dominique's classes New vocabulary and problems for my student Dominique's classes