American taste for soft toilet roll

Submitted by Sanchia Hylton-Smith on Sun, 2011-05-08 14:41

Literacy: Reading: text focus (comprehension), Rt/L2.8

Level: L2

Resource type: Reading comprehension

Series of L2 tasks based on a 2009 Guardian environmental article about the ecological consequences of manufacturing toilet tissue from virgin trees.

The exercises include comprehension and vocabulary questions, distinguishing between fact & opinion, identifying a spelling mistake and omitted punctuation, recognising the purpose of a text, and summarising.

Physical format: 
3 pages
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