English Skills in Use for Secondary Students
The workbook is designed to help the student improve their reading and writing skills at the lower to middle stage of secondary school. All passages have a science or social studies base and are designed to improve skills in reading, comprehension, vocabulary, grammar and sentence structure.
- Why do earthquakes happen?
- Can fish fly?
- What was the phoenix?
- What is artificial silk?
- When did newspapers first appear?
- What is a cataract of the eye?
- What are fingerprints?
- Do plants go to sleep?
- What was the sword of Damocles?
- What happens when we become tired?
- How was steel first made?
- What was the Mayflower?
- What is a virus?
- Why were Salamis and Marathon important?
- What is nature's most wonderful food?
- Who was La Perouse?
- What is a sloth?
- What is a volcano?
- What is the 'missing link'?
- What is radar?
- Can metal become tired?
- How did the piano evolve?
- What are the cedars of Lebanon?
- What is a folk song?
- How fast do animals travel?
- What is the great hole in the Kalahari Desert?
- What happens to all the gold in the world?
- What was the most epic voyage of discovery?
- Why do humans have a large skull?
- Which animal is most like an army tank?
- When was the first atomic bomb used in war?
- What is the Bayeux Tapestry?
- How was fire discovered?
- What was the Magna Carta?
- Who were the first sea travellers?
- Who was Holland's greatest portrait painter?
- Who was Samson?
- Why did Venice become famous?
- What can we learn from old diaries?
- What is a sceptic?
- Why is electricity so remarkable?
- What happened to all the wild bears?
- Who was Rip van Winkle?
- Where did fairy-tales come from?
- What was the French Revolution?
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