B1 Christmas Activities

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Christmas Activities gives you the English vocabulary to talk about this festive time in the year. You can choose different activities to suit your learning needs.

The vocabulary practice will help you if you are taking the B1 Preliminary Exam providing you with a better chance of being successful.

Instructions

  1. Watch the video about Christmas compound nouns.
  2. Solve the Christmas crossword.
  3. Find the words in the word search.
  4. Try our Christmas Quiz.

B1 Christmas Activities

1 Video2 Crossword3 Word Search4 Christmas QuizWord List
Watch the video about Christmas compound nouns.
In order to play our Christmas crossword puzzle, you need to click on the numbered boxes to reveal the clues.

Here are the common word used at Christmas at this level:

  • angel
  • Boxing Day
  • candlelight
  • carols
  • chimney
  • Christmas Carol
  • Christmas Day
  • Christmas Eve
  • Christmas Time
  • Christmas Tree
  • crackers
  • cupcake
  • fireplace
  • gift-giving
  • gift-wrapped
  • lights
  • mince pies
  • presents
  • reindeer
  • sack
  • Santa
  • sleigh
  • snowball
  • snowman
  • star
  • stockings
  • stuffing
  • turkey

More exercises available:

Especially helpful are exercises that are focussed on a theme or topic as these provide word retention practice so you can be confident to read, write, speak and listen successfully.

The more words you encounter and understand, the broader your day-to-day vocabulary will become. Our word games and puzzles are an excellent way to help to reinforce spellings in your mind.
We add reading and writing exercises on a regular basis. Why not bookmark our site, so you can come back to practice anywhere or at any time of the day?

Part 3 - Read a longer text for detailed comprehension, gist, inference and global meaning, as well as writer’s attitude and opinion.

Part 4 - Read a longer text from which five sentences have been removed. Show understanding of how a coherent and well-structured text is formed.

Write about 100 words, answering the email and notes provided.

Write about 100 words, either an article or story.

Articles

Short Stories

In addition, we add listening and speaking exercises in order to practise for this part of the B1 Preliminary test.

Available February 2020.

The B1 Preliminary Speaking test has four parts and you take it together with another candidate. There are two examiners. One of the examiners talks to you and the other examiner listens.

Cambridge English Examinations:

Cambridge English exams are designed for learners at all levels from the pre-intermediate level Cambridge English: Key (KET) to the very advanced level Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE). These exams give candidates proof of their ability to use English in a wide variety of contexts, relevant to work, study and leisure activities.

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