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Australian Gold Nuggets
A short article about five famous gold nuggets, with questions to test reading comprehension. Answers are provided.
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-100
Type:
Downloads: 13


 
Rio Tinto 46,000-year-old Aboriginal site to expand iron ore mine
This recent article tells the sad story of a sacred and important Aboriginal site being blasted by a mining company in Australia, after they were given government permission to do so. There are some questions to test comprehension and knowledge of vocabulary.
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-100
Type:
Downloads: 13


 
Dr. Elsie Inglis
After studying at the Edinburgh School of Medicine for Women Elsie Inglis founded her own medical college, then later a maternity hospital for the poor of Edinburgh. She tried to set up a womenĺs medical unit to operate for the Allies during the First World War Ś and was told by the War Office ĹMy good lady, go home and sit still.ĺ Fortunately Elsi...
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-100
Type:
Downloads: 13


 
The Thredbo Landslide
The Thredbo disaster is known as one of the deadliest landslides in Australia´┐Żs history. Students watch the video about it and then answer some questions, testing their comprehension and knowledge of vocabulary.
Level: intermediate
Age: 18-100
Type:
Downloads: 13


 
The Peregrine Falcon
A short reading about one of the world´┐Żs fastest birds with comprehension questions.
Level: elementary
Age: 12-100
Type:
Downloads: 12


 
Why Brisbane is Better than Sydney and Melbourne
Why Australian city Brisbane is better than Sydney and Melbourne. I found an article making this probably quite controversial and disputed argument! The original article had 25 reasons, but I cut it down to 12, to make the worksheet a bit more manageable. I think it´┐Żs fair to say Brisbane is generally given short shrift and that Sydney and Melbou...
Level: intermediate
Age: 13-100
Type:
Downloads: 12


 
Unwelcome Passenger
Two vocabulary exercises, including three phrasal verbs. Comprehension questions for a recent news story about an Australian man who found a brown snake in his vehicle while driving down the highway.
Level: intermediate
Age: 16-100
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 12


 
One Rule for the Rich
While most of the Australian state remains on lockdown, a handful of millionaires are escaping Victoria. A short recent article about a millionaire and his family who almost got away with it..
Level: advanced
Age: 16-100
Type:
Downloads: 12


 
Indonesian activist asks Australia to stop sending their waste to Indonesia
An excerpt from a recent Australian news article. Some definitions are provided for more difficult words. There are questions to test reading comprehension.
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-100
Type:
Downloads: 11


 
Brexit ´┐Żopportunity to ban supertrawlers from UK waters´┐Ż
A reading comprehension exercise based on a recent article from The Guardian.
Level: advanced
Age: 12-100
Type:
Downloads: 11

 

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