Form Time Ideas

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

Word of the day

expeditious (adjective)

Speedy.

Famous quote

"Think twice before you speak, because your words and influence will plant the seed of either success or failure in the mind of another."

Napoleon Hill

Name that element

Cr

Chromium (Atomic number 24)

Word scramble

A book, or collection of paper in which the sheets are so folded as to make eight leaves.

otcavo

octavo

Thought for the day

If you had one million pounds to give away, how would you do it?

On this day in 1785

The dollar was chosen as the monetary unit for the United States.

Where in the world

Can you name the country and its capital?

Guess the flag!

Malta. Capital city is Valletta.

Did you know?

Iceland is the only NATO country that has no standing army, and that other NATO countries take turns defending it.

Today's Top Tip

Use your revision guides.

Revision guides are a fantastic tool or independent learning and revision. Make sure you get the right revision guide for the course you are studying. Ask your teacher if you are not sure.

Grammar time

What is wrong with the following sentence?

She just don't seem to care about anything these days.

She just doesn't seem to care about anything these days.

Mental Maths

410 - (67 + 194)

= 149

Brainteaser

You only have one match and enter a cold and dark room. There is an oil heater, an oil lamp and a candle, which would you light first?

The match.

Joke of the day

What do you call a shoe made from a banana?

A slipper.

In the news today...

VIDEO: 7/7 survivor meets officer who saved her

Gill Hicks, a survivor of the 7/7 bombings, has a surprise reunion with the police officer who pulled her from the wreckage that day.

VIDEO: 'Take cash for entire Greek holiday'

More than a million British holidaymakers will be heading to Greece this summer, and as the debt crisis unfolds many will naturally be feeling nervous about how it could affect them.

VIDEO: Driver survives massive Nascar crash

Nascar driver Austin Dillon survived a massive last-lap crash on Monday that saw his car hurdled upside down into protective fencing.

More headlines from BBC News

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Monday
6th July 2015