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Supplementary Reading Activities with Comprehension Questions and Vocabulary Development

410G Readings

Note: The following readings which are marked with * have been taken from the Uvic Study Zone website.
They are in the level 410 file, but are very challenging. In addition, they are written using British English.

Boost Your Brainpower Secrets of a Happy Brain
Reading with comprehension questions Reading with comprehension questions
Vocabulary development exercise Vocabulary practice exercise
Vocabulary review exercise Vocabulary review exercise
   
Memory Magic Put to the Test
Reading with comprehension questions Reading with comprehension questions
Vocabulary development exercise Vocabulary development exercise
Vocabulary review exercise Vocabulary review exercise
   
The Most Amazing Structure on Earth
*The American Pepper (860 words)
Reading with comprehension questions Timed reading with comprehension questions
Vocabulary practice exercise Reading with vocabulary development exercise
Vocabulary review exercise Vocabulary Review Exercise
   
*The Death Car (790 words) *The Carpet Fitter (830 words)
Timed reading with comprehension questions Timed reading with comprehension questions
Reading with vocabulary development exercise
Reading with vocabulary development exercise
Vocabulary Review Exercise Vocabulary Review Exercise
   
*The Hitchhiker (845 words) *The Choking Dog (845 words)
Timed reading with comprehension questions Timed reading with comprehension questions
Reading with vocabulary development exercise Reading with vocabulary development exercise
Vocabulary Review Exercise Vocabulary Review Exercise

 

 

490G Readings

Blog Yourself a Job (730 words) The Successful Language Learner (1,210 words)
Reading with vocabulary development exercises Reading with vocabulary development exercises
Reading with comprehension questions Reading with comprehension questions
Vocabulary review exercise Vocabulary review exercise
   
Animals in the Hospital (655 words) The Smallest Inmate in Prison (785 words)
Reading with vocabulary development exercises Reading with vocabulary development exercises
Reading with comprehension questions Reading with comprehension questions
Vocabulary review exercise Vocabulary review exercise
   
Tattoo Views (880 words) Managers Keep Staff Happy (860 words)
Reading with vocabulary development exercises Reading with vocabulary development exercises
Reading with comprehension questions Reading with comprehension questions
Vocabulary review exercise Vocabulary review exercise
   
Drag Racing in Our Streets (560 words) Wild Children I - Romulus & Remus
Reading with vocabulary development exercises Reading Exercise
Reading with comprehension questions Fill in the Blanks Exercise
Vocabulary review exercise Review Crossword Puzzle
   
Wild Children II - Tarzan of the Apes Wild Children IV - Emily Carr
Reading Exercise Reading/Vocabulary Exercise
Sentence-Ordering Exercises Vocabulary Crossword Puzzle
   
Excuse Me, Can You Spare Some Change? Wild Children V - Culture Shock
Reading with vocabulary development exercises Reading Exercise
Reading with comprehension questions Post-Reading Quiz
Vocabulary review exercise Writing Exercise

 

 
From Carrots to Renovations Home Alone: Are Your Kids Safe?
Pre-Reading Vocabulary Exercise Reading with vocabulary development exercises
Reading & Comprehension Questions Reading with comprehension questions
Vocabulary Practice Exercise Vocabulary review exercise
   
Why People Get Tattoos Causes of Floods
Pre-Reading Vocabulary Exercise Pre-Reading Vocabulary Exercise
Reading & Comprehension Questions Reading & Comprehension Questions
Vocabulary Practice Exercise Vocabulary Practice Exercise
   
Wild Children III - The Wild Life Owning a Dog
Reading Exercise Pre-Reading Vocabulary Exercise
Grammar Exercise for the Wild Life Reading & Comprehension Questions
  Vocabulary Review Exercise
Effects of Stress  
Pre-Reading Vocabulary Exercise 1 Using Social Media to Fight Crime
Pre-Reading Vocabulary Exercise 2 Reading with Vocabulary Development Exercises
Reading & Comprehension Exercise Reading with Comprehension Exercises
Vocabulary Practice Exercise Vocabulary Review Exercise
 

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