Form Time Ideas

Daily news, activities and games to use with your tutor group during form.

Word of the day

reprehend (verb)

To find fault with.

Famous quote

"All things are difficult before they are easy."

Thomas Fuller

Name that element


Cadmium (Atomic number 48)

Word scramble

A state of suspension or temporary inaction.



Thought for the day

Would you rather forget who you were or forget who everyone else was?

On this day in 2005

The website Youtube was launched.

Where in the world

Can you name the country and its capital?

Guess the flag!

Guinea-Bissau. Capital city is Bissau.

Did you know?

All the gold mined in the world so far would fill only two Olympic swimming pools.

Grammar time

What is wrong with the following sentence?

I have too go to swimming practice tonight.

I have to go to swimming practice tonight.

Mental Maths

32 + 33

= 36


What is the next term in the sequence: 1, 11, 21, 1211, 111221, 312211, 13112221...?


Joke of the day

Why couldn't the skeleton go to the party?

He had no body to go with.

In the news today...

VIDEO: 50-vehicle Pennsylvania pile-up

More than 50 vehicles have been involved in a motorway pile-up in Pennsylvania.

VIDEO: Broken-hearted elephant goes on car rampage

An elephant in southern China has taken out his frustration on a row of cars after losing out on a female mate to a love rival.

VIDEO: Republican candidates get personal

The Republican candidates for president traded sharp blows over foreign policy and the future of the Supreme Court in an often unruly and chaotic debate.

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14th February 2016