Form Time Ideas

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

Word of the day

exhume (verb)

To dig out of the earth (what has been buried).

Famous quote

"The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits."

Albert Einstein

Name that element

Se

Selenium (Atomic number 34)

Word scramble

Confused, unintelligible speech or highly technical speech.

garnoj

jargon

Thought for the day

Would you rather be poor and work at a job you love or be rich and work at a job you hate?

On this day in 2008

China launched the spacecraft Shenzhou 7.

Where in the world

Can you name the country and its capital?

Guess the flag!

Vietnam. Capital city is Hanoi.

Did you know?

There are no blue fruits. Blueberries are purple.

Grammar time

What is wrong with the following sentence?

He has took the train to get to the football match.

He has taken the train to get to the football match.

Mental Maths

59 + 109 + 140

= 308

Brainteaser

How many animals of each species did Moses take with him in the Ark?

None. It was Noah, not Moses.

Joke of the day

If you hold 9 oranges in one hand and 10 lemons in another, what do you have?

Big hands!

In the news today...

John McDonnell: Intervention key to post-Brexit prosperity

A future Labour government will intervene in the economy to ensure a "manufacturing renaissance", John McDonnell is to tell the party's conference.

Syria conflict: US accuses Russia of 'barbarism' in Aleppo

The US ambassador to the UN accuses Russia of "barbarism" over the bombing of the Syrian city of Aleppo.

US golf legend Arnold Palmer dies at 87

US golfer Arnold Palmer, widely regarded as one of the greatest players in the sport's history, has died at the age of 87.

More headlines from BBC News

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Monday
26th September 2016