C1 Classroom Activities
The Xfiles. Season 3- Episodes 15 and 16
Right at the end of episode 16 from the third season of this TV series, there are lots of expressions we have been studying in lesson 4.1. Unfortunately, to be able to understand the plot you will need to watch both episodes 15 and 16 and no subtitles are available. The whole series is available with subtitles on Amazon Prime.
Do these quizzes on Idioms/slang to check your knowledge of The English We Speak podcasts
I created some quizzes with over 100 idioms to review what we studied on the English We Speak podcasts. You can test your knowledge by answering questions on animal, body parts, food and drinks, weather idioms, and idioms with prepositions. Get Access to the Quizzes clicking below
Would I lie to you?
Watch the three sketches from the BBC programme and try to determine if the situations are true or lies. Then watch them again and answer the questions you can find at the multimedia section.
A place in the sun. Unit 9
Watch this episode of A place in the sun which was shot in Malaga to learn more vocabulary about renovations. No subtitles available
Businesses and entrepreneurs
Watch this part of a BBC programme featuring entrepreneurs pitching their business ideas. We will do an activity on this in due course.
You can find a whole programme with subtitles available in its settings:
The history of the bicycle
Activity on the vocabulary of the Reading text: The History of the Bicycle
Work in pairs in the classroom or out of it. Choose Student A or B, look at the text if you need it and explain the list of words from the text to your partner
Ride of My Life
Author Rob Penn travels around the world collecting hand-built parts for his dream bicycle and charts the social history of one of mankind's greatest inventions.
Series 1, Episode 2
Subtitles in English by Allsubstitles.org
Suggested Reader (non compulsory)
THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME
Test your memory doing a quiz on Spark notes.
You can find more quizzes, summaries of the chapter, analyses and more stuff on this novel on GRADESAVER
Find the complete audiobook version to listen online on
On PlayPhrase.me you can type any word or expression and watch it in films or on TV shows in context. Isn't it brilliant?