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Activities below are aimed at reviewing the language from the quiz. Scroll down to view handouts for students (2 levels) and teachers notes with answers.
Part A reviews verb + noun collocations (e.g. make history)
Part B reviews adjective + noun (ancient civilization) and noun + noun collocations (prank call)
Part C is an extension activity providing additional noun collocates for the adjectives in B. It is assumed that most words here will be familiar to students, but some combinations (e.g. remote possibility) might be new.
You can do some contrastive analysis here and ask students to translate the collocations into their L1. They might end up with different L1 words for soft in soft drink / voice / skin. Remote in remote area may not be the same L1 word in remote possibility. Remind the students that they should not rely on word for word translations but look at what the word collocates (=goes) with.
There is a further review activity for adjective + noun collocations in Part C (upper level) - scroll all the way down.
Part D: The upper level version provides a further review of other lexical chunks from the quiz while the lower level version focuses on the Passive voice.
See Teachers notes for answers to both versions.
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News quiz 2012 - vocab review upper
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News quiz 2012 vocab review - ANSWERS (both levels)
Another revision activity for the collocations in Part C (upper-intermediate version)
For ideas on working with collocation forks, see this post
Adjective + Noun collocation forks