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Contents
Introduction pages iv-vi
Puzzles pages 1-50
1 Coloured pens 25 Mistakes on the signpost
2 Film titles 27 Pounds and pence
3 Shopping accident 28 Musical instruments
4 American football 29 Write the clues
5 Find the words 30 Radio programmes
6 Wind damage 31 Fifteen records
7 Crossword pieces 32 Round and round
8 Male and female 33 Letters or words?
9 Add a letter 34 Daily newspapers
10 Names 35 Add three letters
11 Theatre posters 36 Rhyming pairs
12 Do-it-yourself 37 Olympic rings
13 At the cinema 38 Computer keyboard
14 A different alphabet 39 Animals
15 Countr.ies in code 40 Shaoes and letters
16 At home 41 More newspapers
17 Book titles 42 Radio stations
18 Verb crossword 43 Past and present
19 Add two letters M Books, books, books
20 TV programmes 45 Telegrams
21 Jobs 45 Mixed vegetables
22 Song titles 47 Verb dice
23 Badges 48 Record store
24 Verb backgammon 49 Hidden prepositions
25 Fruit 50 The last word
Solutions pages 51-57
Index page 58
lntrocluctiora
There are fifty puzzles in this book. They all help you to practise your English.
This Introduction gives you some useful words. You often find these words in
the instructions for English puzzles.

This is also a grid:


gr\d abcd
squor es
bores

This is also a grid:

THE STREETS
E

These are

These are the clues: Crossword


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ocr os:
dow n 5 >...o.< 3 4
so\ul\on

l*ffi@n 5

'ff@s
4 I never This is the solution:

Across means'horizontallY' t-r


Down means'verticallY'
E
\\ne
\ist
This is a line of letters:
10\r
{roul TDCOACCTHEORR
This is a list of words: This is a pair of symbols: This is a group of pictures:

house
garage
bank
post office
bookshop
nu
coml\e\ e
rn\ss\ng
\hc, cor r ec\. 1r
l1r
l["\t*g *'"*"r" This word is complete:

K NGA OO

In this word, the letters are


not in the correct
GRT IE
(The correct order is T-|-G-E-R.)

In this word, there is


a spelling mistake: f.N-.
Eftl '. t
ELEFANT correct spellins is ELEPHANT.)
T M$ f(rhe
This word is in code:
(The code is: 4=D, 7=G,15=0.
So the word is DOG.)
qdd
qss emb\ e
co mi\ e\.e
c or r e.c\
Pul Add a letter:

ffi
4+v ,-rT-\ w BIU ISIH

Assemble the oieces


,4lm'',,
qDCt@ <9 (rorDqr)
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Complete this title:
'RoAEo LtEr ,ROAEO AND JULIET'
t] D JU
Correct the mistake:
sNAK
B AR

Put the words into the grid:


4oq'
TEN
Har o\-x\

En.yoy doing the puzzles - and remember:


when there are letters or numbers in a puzzre,
say them to yourself in English.

Use a pencil, in case you make a mistakel

: You can find the solutions at the back of the book.


In your imagination, pick up these pens
one by one - taking the top one each time.

BLACK

Write the comolete words


for the colours here -
in the correct order ......

( and then put the words into the grid

BLACK

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FnIm Read the film titles and write them on the correct posters.
(The films are from the United Kingdom, the United States,

TitIe; France and ltaly.)

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Sffi@PPMN@
hcc:ttd,en
Write the complete words in the grid, vertically.
They make another word in the special squares, horizontal

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YAIVIERICA,V FOOTBALL
Look at this prcture of an Amerrcan football match. what do vou think
the plavers' names are?

tVumber.^,^;:,<Q
-------:-.u5 narne /s
tVurnber
rn]l----=-.-..--
narne ls
r\urnber
i "'vqr s narne
ls
r\umber
r;:,------_._
----------..q5 narne iS
-es r^;;:--r-
ffi
tVunnber

t\urnberr;ffi
uns na'ne,,
-
A/umber
----- F;;;--
5 narne
ls

What is special about those names?

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Put a or an with each word, like the examples.

C
a cog

3;ffi', t|& n#l

tuw trr rt
-,m
--'v
d/

U
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Some letters are missins from the buildinos
after a strong wind.
Can you replace them? ffimH

-r..iE r"=ZF*

,*
f&-
@ rq

frtG^ ,q rs AtC
( NP ttfu* 5
@G
Assemble the pieces of the crossword onto the
grid below, to see six days of the week.

Do it in your head
WW
tT rtht, L

if you can. ;j;Ji:l: a prob/em,


ot the page
and .,; out
::Y{the
l"t
W pleces

W{c
%ry
ffic
*
LLftr' D
P,.." i*lreadY in Position'

s# v A

Question:
Which day is not in the crossword?

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%atr\d
Look at the two crosswords. In Crossword A, every answer is a word for a male
person. Complete Crossword B: every answer is a word for a female person.

Crossword

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Write the words on the left. Then add a let ter to eath word,
to get the words on the right.

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n-r]ffi"""vPtrtrD fiffi

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Here, you've got all the words on the left.

Mq
Do the words on the right, with the help of the pictures.

A T rurI
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gi;{i;
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ilrt|
T o
ill+
D o
N o
o U
A L L
W
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ilr+

ilr+
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il[]

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tr$llgs ,/
Use the letters to make the names of the peopte.

btoo

O@ @o
All those names are short forms.
For example, Billis a short form
of William, and Liz is a short form
of Elizabeth. Put the other comolete
forms into the grid.
(lf you have a problem, all the complete
forms are, in the box below.)

urellll^^ serxoql uesns


uaqou ralad laeq)rnl
LllaqPZrll pr^ec laruec

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l-\= .v)x
-

'ft*r,
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rY)
'%,9

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All the words in this puzzle are parts of the home -
six rooms and two other places. Put the letters of
each word in the correct order and write the
words in the orid.

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o o o.o o o o o o o o o o
'i" i"..-..-::.-
.i..i'!" .r'%: :."..
re i.!!i::.. i.....:: -..'-a:.'%.'..-r'.:
:i.::.: :!i...:
- ""'ii.
"R.ud'ffi*enty film titles. (They are the titles of films froml
[- the United Kingdom and the United States.)
i:,. Ten are about a rnale person E
,," ;Ten are about a female purron. lEl
Write the titles in the correct qrids : male or femare.

tnc
L/TTr
pBruZE
r
ilSi.litq,,

/---------L

,#,1, ln
'lur_z!_l?l
\fRh
TQditt'
trs""t$s
Ln.-,,
,i-'nu
QUEEN CHRISTINA

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Tt*ffi fr ff ffe:resre'ffi ,,.wnffi ge&e,m,ufuwff
The language of this town doesn't use the English alphabet. For example:

ano

In those words you can see fifteen letters of the alphabet:


B C D E F G r{ I J K N L] P R S T tl X Y L

Can you 'translate' the signs in the picture-


and complete the alphabet grid?

^*^,l1iil:i
a@@a
@a@@@E
@@a@@E
'jaar.

F;"*"'

.t 1< >\
mrffi
fT_TT_n z |lT4TZT>lrl
m3m
m+W

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Use the code to find the names of seven more countries.
IF

ffi
\-r\

r-+\
-\
q
E\
E\
m
ar-,--
I I I TTTTI
t-.\ |

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@ls
ffi nonftffi
write the words for the things horizontally in the grid. Then fino
the three English proverbs by taking the correct letters from the orid.

bcdefghil

?rote'bg

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These books are by writers from the United Kingdom,
the United States and Trinidad. Look at the pictures and put
the writers' names with the titles.

loln&
Cu"";\
ffif+
f:W
T:\yrt#* Ehzobeth Bowen

D- /t f'4.0*7L
fi
3o
y'iloon
,rwt
2A\ To The Llghthouse

Just Above My Head


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Under The Volcano

trc Across The River And


lnlo lhe Trees
^\Y#t
affi The Waves
_*
$tttoqq
&t Behind The Boat

w w I
-s--C.L's-
fumes
-
Baldwm
,

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V E R B I C R
Put these verbs with the correct pictures.
o S S wo R D

ffitrJffi
ffir---__l

l;-l

Now put the verbs into


the crossword - in their
third person singular form,.
like the example.
(The first group go Across;
the second group go Down.)

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0d eetefs
to get the words on the right.

r
t-th
?"nl
irc

Here, you've got all the words on the left.


Do the words on the right, with the help of tfre pictures.

m
m
rg
ug
@ rg rg
m
rrtffit rg 4"$x
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-:-+::
I
which clue goes with which answer? |
the correct number and 'Across' or 'Down'.
I Write I

lr***
ffiffit-"-q-l
lffil ltilfil rpj;''h]

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mffiryl_@-l ru@)
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Separate each line of letters into two lobs.
The letters for each job are in the correct order.
The pictures show one job from each pair.
Here's an examPle:

Do these in the same waY:

RFEPIORF-E-TET{RAN

APi O R tr L I OCS Er E S fi A 6 N

7 B O A LIN K C WCOLT-IAENRK

SSH OEPA CS R S I ES TTAAN RTY

l- t
rmx E I t\\l\
I [tt ti(.?ct:
i:,\q -t5r.-
,F,M
,*/-.1-_\
4t_t4-
fi"'ir.--;f\

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In 1963, the American group
The Chiffons recorded a sono
called 'Het so fine .
From the title vou can see
that the song is about a man (he).

ln 1964, the British group


The Zombies recorded a song
rrJ
/\\lD,
il.a
llTt
/ t-ItL
^\- 't^t
called 'She's not there / la Y-
From the title you can see
I
that the song is about a woman (she) l]r7 -re ten more sonqs'
;;i^ ol il the box
A
a{tei each one

J /,

{(

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Assemble the badges.
For each badge, take a piece like this:
uld u,?i.:: like this:lRand add them
prece IKetnrs: /-------.\

,.G{. tn--, z-in---,


A PERsot-\
/66nifr-\
/ renous.oo \ / /tuensauaNur\

t-------tou----\\ f-ZdvE;---\ rHls--, --f


/- 8AD6E!
I nrcootvtstrc?\ I NoTWAR. \ /t----TFtsu----\
NEEDSAB|KE. \/
t/,----\lt
V VV V
\

Vltr----\1t,.------xl
VY V
t Nor -\ f-----roiRtsr.--\ f---7ovE \
I nNulvl9ER. \ / \ / NEwYzRk.
r----\VV
TLTVEHERE.

I t r^..
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& VDRB BACI(GAMM()N %
Do you know the game of 'backgammon,? This puzzle is a bit like
that game. there is a board with circular pieces on it. Look at
the pieces on the board. They make ten short words. Use the pieces
from the box to change each short word into a verb of five letters

Forexampre, mffiffi+(Dffi=mffiffiffiCt
ffiffi+mmm=mmmmm

W-ffi

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4\ r
ffi D b
f 3 b 5

6
@ v
ffi ffi
I fl@

ite the words for the


1
fruit horizontally in the
grid. Then find the English 2
proverb by taking the
5
correct letters from the qrid
L
5
6
7
8
9
l0

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l t3takas on thie
There are nine spelling mistakes in the words
on the signpost. Can you correct them?
Sigtposc

S'.;G
-,*F PARCK b'Cd*
Fr2),6BEATcH
SNAK
tsAR

EoocX
e,ANCK SHop

FOoTBALL
t"lACH
A7
rryo okrok

\s?'"

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@_
ss-
In the nine souares of this
grid there are some British
coins and notes. @
one pound
Read each sum of monev, and:

@@
- write it in numbers,
- mark the correct three
squares in the small grid,
two pence
@
ffi
like the examole. ten oounds one oenc(

live pounds

Ten pounds, three pence Five pounds, eleven pence

+.10.09,

Ten pounds, fifteen pence Five pounds, twenty-five

Ten pounds, seventy pence One pound, seven pence

One pound, sixty pence Sixteen pounds

How much money is in these squares?

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@E zt
Put the words for the musical instruments into the qrid.

Take the letters from five of the special squares, and put them in the
correct order to give the name of this instrument from India.

ooooo
Do the same with the letters from these soecial
squares, to give the name of this instrument

f-rf-tf--lr--rr-_.1 r-_1 r-_1 t-]


L JL JL JL JL JL JL JL J
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W4/w
ln this crossword, the answers are already
in the squares - so write the cluesl
1g
Each clue is a verb: the Base Form of the answer'
For example: The clue for STUDYING is STUDY'

,T b Y I N G
's U

1 srupv L
E o
I
4 os ,E
6 P L L I N G
A I G
7 ,G
I E T T
I
I N G
G
10
5 T A R T I N G
12
K U G
,L E
A v I N G
I
ts
T N
w I A 14 I N G
o
T
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N
G
N
G
a
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b o I N G
5 R I
3

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T A K
I
I N G
G oc 5
1
'H 0 P I N G
e ? G I
L I I
'o P e N I N G 11
I G
15
N
15
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-r-r fu ono$ --r-- I ("o"
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4ra

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In the grid there
are seventeen
ood od ."4 r -.-'
tft"t-'

JJ
titles - they are
all titles of BBC
radio programmes.
.."* -.* 4,9 a"-" f
Find them with
tho holn nf +ho
^i-+,,.^ -1,,^- 4t9 o.dc .t*'J .-' F.
tt"
"c
prLLUrtr-Lruc>.

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FIFTTEN RECORDS
Look at the song titles on the records. Each title haspln rt
In some titles16l means
In some titlesp;;;;;hGi
f-i51.
fE-Tt;
In some tirles l's lis the lpossEsstvE l. I I

Write the numbers of the songs in the


correct boxes.

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ln this puzzle all the answers are words of four letters. write the
words in the correct squares, like the examote.

trotr@rot]@I
tE(tn/\f zrn(-
r@r r@ T
\T
'n(
I@u r@ T
'1
\
\Jl
*z la

\rrt--ly
/ \T / W";

I@r ro T \

'n{
I@[@
r \ T\\T ,1
\
r@I@
.[/\I ./\ n,1 \f /\
['

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Letters
Some English letters sound exactly like woros.
or words?
For example: The letter p.,lsounds like the
word lEel
Complete this list:
The letter sounds like the word tea
The letter sounds like the word queue
The letter sounds like the word why
The letter sounds like the word you
The letter sounds like the word
The letter sounds like the word pea
The letter sounds like the words
The letter
5ee and fGl
sounds like the words eye and [ft
This looks like
a list of names... .... but it isn'il Say each name, and it sounds
like a word or a phrase.
For example, C. plane sounds like seap/ane.
Can you do the others?

t
I
T .U. ENGLIS

l
t B. CAREFUL

Q HERE

C.U. LATER

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DN'LV UEUTPNPENS
A daily newspaper appears every day, and it often has the word 'daily' in its name.
can you complete the names of these four daily newspapers from Britain?
The missing letters are all in the grid.

Dailylnlrrrr
DA'LY
DD NDD DDD
frcrilg f rrf

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A3O TIIPE€ ETTEPS
Add three letters to each word on the left, to make another word on the right.
The oictures will helo vou.

M
ro
lR-l-ETpl
[tfETnl
lFl-Al-a
FEfE-l

l-ffi] rg: lTiloT-ufnEl


FTsl @
l-ilol rs
FluTa rs fffT-l-T_l
l-A l-fll-E-l re:
ftfNIE-l r5
rs m
l-rTRl-uIE-l
FIH-fEl-Nl rg. m

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The twenty-four words in the box make twelve rhyming pairs.

Find the others and


write them in the qrid.

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All the answers in this puzzle are sports - olympic sports and others
Put the words into the rings, in the directions shown by the flags.
f,DTNPUTER KEYBOARD
This part of a piano Typewriters and computers also have a
is Ihe keyboard; keyboard - the letters, numDers, etc. are on tt

Do you know where the retters.re on uning@


In this puzzle you can find out. Write the
letters on the keyboard below.

Ihe twentv
first lettz?
-

lte [ifteenEh
letber
@
I--T---
letLer msi.t..m
leEber
I
I--_T_- I

'--t-l F

the {ourteenth lebber

TW eighth letter

'tle seand letber

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The English words for ten animals
are in the grid - broken into parts.
Find the correct parts and assemble
them.

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@3e
&CffiEsNNDLEW
TAO
triangle circle

Those words are in this puzzle.

Use the letters in the shapes to make


the six words in the boxes. Then answer
the question at the bottom of the page.

-fhis
letter is in the
squarg. and inthe
triangle
enll This letter is
onlS r)n
*ianSle
the

1r
this letter is inthe cirrle
2
and in the square
-lhis
tTrt.; letter B
@n-n
only intiesqttare
.
This letLer is irt 4
This leLter is
Iile circle and irt the
onlg tln
the trianqle circle

Jr- This letber is inthe circle-


I

I
t)
the 4uare and the fu arrgle

Question: Can you make an English word


with all seven letters from the shaoes?

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ln Puzzle 34, there are the names of four British newspapers.In this puzzle there are
six more. Can you assemble their names from the pieces in the grid?
Here's a little help: five of the names begin with the word the, and one doesn,t.

THE uar psu IN @fra

PEN T n di @

eph E TtteG IM W
an w @oi T @aX

THE DEN ES DE 7HE

L
4
I t\
Write lhe
of the
nere: ":-7names \

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Here are seven radio stations. You can hear them all in London

Bs

Q'MJ
4iq,*
bJe
95n#,,

6a"9
Write the correct radio station
for each speaker.

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PASTANDPRESEilI
You can make the past simple of a lot of English verbs
by just changing one letter.
For example: -l-
trtr81tr
tr%HffiH
Do the same with the twelve verbs in the ouzzre
trEttrtr
Here are the twelve letters you need.

trtrtrtrtrtrtr trtr11Errl
C
fuA o M E D R I N K F A L L

R I N G S W I M

T H R o W

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"-Btoft,A* cofra*
In each group of four book
H IARID TIMES put the same two letters in
the squares to complete
the titles. For example, in
AR George Or'vell
the first group you need
THE YE the letters AR.

A ROOM WI._l A VIEW


f_lev cAt"(ETo A ctrY
TWELF [--) NIAHT

LEFT H D, R]GHT HL_]D

RgMFO Do luurrr
NIGHT DO DAY Virginia lVoolf

MTI AND WOM


THE SEV I' SEAS
THE sECRET A6i-T
NINETEI ) EIGHTY-FOUR
GOODBYE TO tsERL
THE TIME },IACH
i STRAN6E MEE TI-_]G
ROB USON CRUSOE

Now you can


complete etght E flrnp Mn
more titles.
Look very carefullY
E Gf]DD Pf]TY
at the corners NoRRls cHDcPs rRn
of the squares! orD M! er lle zoo
E ISL DD Aldous Hux

VI5IBLE M
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These telegrams have mistakes
in them: the numbers 1-8 appear
instead of some letters e.q. 6=4.

trgEEtrtrtrE
trtrtrutrEtrtr
Which letters do the other
numbers represent? And
what do the telegrams say?
2w1N27 - F5R52
85R28D67/

EiEg:etegrarn tt'P -ffif6t-;


86PP7 N1w 715R

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"WreW@w;
On these dice, there are the letters of two verbs in the Past Simple tense.

@ w A L K E D

Find the verbs on the other


dice and write them in the
M S T o P P E D

DOXCS.

w
M
@
M
@
m
@
w
W
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In the song titles, each symbol represents a word. The words are:
HOW WHAT, WHERE, WHO, WHY AM, lS and ARE. Work out
which word each symbol represents, and write the complete titles.

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6'yi*1 6tAt?
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Look at these two sentences

trs EiqHr o'


I UIG|HE SIREETS OFRONE.

In each sentence, there is a 'hidden' preposition, using letters


from more than one word:

tT's Et6n'f oj'ctocK. I LIKE THE SIREETS o',[_Bl4,,e.


FPDN!
yl Jl
[To- i .rJ-r

Can you find the 'hidden' preposrtions in these sentences?


Like to and from,they are all prepositions of place.
Draw a box round each one.

t{E D/D/,/tr AIE BOUoHTA


c0 N)RTH, TAT,IE ARE flEhl soFA THts NINDON NEDS
NE WENTSOUIH. stsrERs. lFTEPNooil. fuMe ou-.

LEf3 VtstT DID IT


I4IAMI I'IEXT NBETT,/E EI,IDED BORRow A pNN roMf?
P^UMD) g?NEs

Write the eight prepositions here in alphabeticalorder.

]-t tftr
TNTTtrIT trt_1tr[
TtrTT TT
ru trtrrf f
English Puzzles 1 Heinemann International @a
Each of these contractions is the last word in two sentences
Put them in the correct places.

Read the sentences And the sentences


on the left like this: on the right like this
The Colosseum

but the Eiffel Tower Bob and Jack

but Tom and Jer

Wriqht brothers

but the Brontd sisters but mv mother and father

Mr and Mrs Jones


5
soLuiloNs @ Find the words

1
Only the words in the
grey squares nave an
@@
@
Gffi
coloured Pens - these are words
beginning with A" E,
BLACK l, O, U (when it is not
pronounced /ju:/),

w@
YELLOW
ORANGE and silent H.
RED
GREY
BLUE
WHITE
GREEN
BROWN ffiffi
@ 2 Film titles
Men.
Seven Angry 5 Three Men ln A Boat.
Three Men On A Horse. 5 Two People.
Two Women. 7 Ten Tall Men.
Seven Women. 8 Twelve Angry Men.

@ 3 Shopping accident

@ 5 wind damage
1 CINEMA 6 BOOKSHOP
2 RESTAURANT 7 SCHOOL
3 BANK 8 POST OFFICE
4 HOTEL 9 SUPERMARKET
5 SWIMMING POOL 1O NEWSAGENT

@ 7 Crossword pieces
@ 4 American football

Number One's name is WASHINGTON.


Number Three's name is JEFFERSON.
Number Seven's name is JACKSON.
Number Twelve's name is TAYLOR.
Number Twenty-eight's name is WILSON.
Number Thirty-seven's name is NIXON.
Number Forty's name is REAGAN.
Number Forty-one's name is BUSH.
Those names are names of American presidents:
Geor ge Wash i ngton, Thomas ./efferson, Andrew
J ackson, Zachary Taylor, W oodrow Wi lso n,
Richard Nrioa Ronald Reagan, George Bush.
Washington was the lst president, Jefferson was
the 3rd, Jackson was the 7th, etc. The missing day is SUNDAY.
w e rvtqtE €ttq tttltdle
lrug 1\ Theatre posters

1 MEN WITHOUT SHADOWS 5 ALL MY SONS


2 HAPPY DAYS 6 THREE SISTERS
3 THE BIRDS 7 THE FLIES
4 THE FROGS 8 THE LITTLE FOXE

Remember:
Most nouns make their plural by adding s to the
singular (birdt sisters, song frogg shadows). This
incf udes nouns ending with a vowel + y (days).
Nouns ending with a consonant + y make their
plural with ies (fly - flies.l.
Nouns ending with x, s, ch or sh make their plura
with es (foxes,).
Some nouns have irregular plurals (man - men).

@9 Addaletter @12 Do-it-yourself

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EIN'N E]ZEM
lclAtrl lcTAF|p.l

l-tTlTtl ' [7IH[7TM

[FIZlTlv|-l7lelTTTlM
I Hl;lTlil + lzl HlzlTlil
l7l elEIEl. I7l rdFlEle I

lZlbMel.lElZlolVlel
lElElTlpl.ElElEIZlDl

10 @ B At the cinema
@ Names
,I
LIZ 4 MIKE 7 BOB
2 BILL 5 PETE 8 DAN
3 TOM 6 SUE 9 DAVE Mr Smith Goes To Washington
The Man From Morocco
Uncle Silas
The Boy With Green Hair
My Son John
A King In New York
Goodbye,Mr Chips
Brother John
The Boyfriend
fhe Little Prince

52
@ 14 A different alphabet

A B c D E F G H K L ]V
rN
J

4
-'l
\ I ( ) /
N o P O R S T U /V X Z
\ a *l \ z s
1 LIBRARY 5 MARKETSQUARE
2 TAXIS 6 HEALTH CENTRE
3 JAZZCTUB 7 SHAKESPEAREAVENUE
4 SWEETSHOP
In fact, those symbols show the positions of the
flags in the semaphore alphabet:
A4 A B-l_q etc.
'f
@ 15 Countries in code

FM, tlTil llTI;Tdt


FI5I/IZTFI HflZEN
lTTNf;lFIil ,jwilN
ElFtllEfnlll EfRlnTtlllt
IZTFIN|EITTFI FIRIZINIcE
WilAlcNd 14ilililil
FFTAnfEItlFl a EI-6]EIAFINtr
?IOIRITIUlGIA

@16 At home
1 COOKER Z RRtrlCUln
2 BED 8 BOOKCASE
3 SOFA 9 TABLE
4 TELEVISION 10 CHAIR
5 FRIDGE 11 RECORD.PLAYER
6 BATH I2 WINDOW
Proverbs:
Home is where the heart is.
There's no place like home.
East, west, home is best.

@lt Booktitles
The House ln Paris Elizabeth Bowen
A Fire On The Moon Norman Mailer
Our Man In Havana Graham Greene
To The Lighthouse Virginia Woolf
Just Above My Head James Baldwin
A Small Town ln Germany John Le Ca116
Under The Volcano Malcolm Lowry
Across The River And
Into The Trees Ernest Hemingway
A Flag On The lsland V.S. Naipaul
The Waves Behind Boat Francis Kino
E@'ts Verb crossword
BEGIN 7 ASK 13 CARRY
PLAY 8 PAY 14 WATCH
WASH 9 FINISH l) WALK
RELAX 10 STOP 16 SAY
PULL 11 LISTEN 17 EAT
BORROW 12 PUSH 18 GO

Remember:
Most verbs add s (begins, pullg borrowg asks,
stopg listens, walks, eats). This includes verbs
ending with a vowel + y (plays, pays, says).
Verbs ending with a consonant + y use ies (carry .
carries).
Verbs ending with.f s, ch, sh or o add es (washes
relaxet finishet pushes, watches, goes).

E@1e Add two letters


@ zo rv Drogrammes @23
."A voHAN'.-
/MEDSAI,AMUKE.,
'-- -A7rsH- -- - -,,
NEEDS A BIKE,

NOT
A NUlvlEER.

@21
REPORTER
RFEPIoRRETENAAN
w FIREMAN

AtR lio5fEsS
APi oRHLto csETEsflAsN
POLI CEr^AN

POLI CEWOMAN
?BOA L'NK C EWCO LMAENRK
BANK CLERK

SHOP A59ISTANT

SSHOEPA CS R 5 I ES T TAANRTY
SECBETARY

@ 22 song titles @ 24 verb backgammon

@25 Fruit
1 KIWI FRUIT 6 AVOCADO
2 BANANA 7 STRAWBERRY
3 LEMON 8 MELON
4 PEAR 9 PINEAPPLE
5 CHERRY 10 COCONUT

Proverb: An apple a day keeps the doctor away.


@26 Mistakes on the signposl

k;;,*- --=Fa5H
PARK ')

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T#4
\ctu*1 ,o19htL 6OOK NfiC

6d
sHoP{ry/
cj'
n^f
^1
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Yao

@27 poundsandpence

Five pounds, eleven pence H


f s'tlp ffi
:ive pounds, penceffi
twentyJive
f5.25o A
en pounds, seventy pen(e
f,tO.7Op ':%ry:_ E
'i1%-- sl
ffffi*"Jhrus' H:i.:r'--*.
f1.s2p
pound, IIJ
f16.8Sp
one lll Sixteen pounds,
i,iiy-ivvw pcrric llf e,9nry-ergnr pence

61p
Sixty-one
pence

Remember: In conversation, we often sav, for examole.


'Fifteen pounds, twenty'or'Fifteen twenty' instead of'
'Frneen pounds, twenty pence .

@28 Musicalinstruments

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@ 29 Write the clues
Across Down
1 STUDY 10 SWIM 2 TELL 9 LISTEN
4 SPELL 12 GO 3 DO 11 WORK
6 GET 14 TAKE 5 EAT 13 STOP
7 START 15 HOPE 7 SKATE 15 HELP
9 LEAVE 16 OPEN 8 RUN
To make their rng-form, most verbs iust add rns
(studying, spelling, starting, going 6pening, t6lling,
oorng, eattng, Itstening, working, helping).
Verbs ending with a consonant I e lose the e fleave -
leaving, take.- taking, hope.- hoping, skate - skating).
)ome verDs doubte the tinal consonant
(get - getting, swim - swimming,
run - running, stop - stopping).

@ 30 Radio programmes

d' '$q (od {\o

r.f h
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^s ne' d
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C '.d

@t1 Fifteen records


POSSE55IVE

2,3 6,12 1,4,7,


5,8 1,t3,
lo, ll l+
t5

@32 Round and round


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l_e.l\
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ttr1tU"'ttr/\tr(
E@tr tr@tr
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@ 36 Rhyming pairs

tea cra haer hero


Lhel'e chair hat hth6e
buE ce,t tltc:t
2ut 'r4t
f@L do blua
come tOtne 9o arlOa.,
hoae fume aou hoat

@ 37 olympic rings

@ $ Computer keyboard

gEEtrEtrg,trg,E
@rg/rg/trtrtrtr
rtrtrg,E,tr@
The letter T sounds like the word tea
The letter sounds like the word queue
The letter ; sounds like the word
The letter U sounds like the word you
The letter R sounds like the word are
The letter P sounds like the word pea
T..he letter sounds like the words see and l-*.t
The letter sounds like the words eve and E
I careful!
Be 5 teaoot
2 Are you English? 5 See you later.
3 seaplane 7 peanuts
4 Queue here. 8 l'm ill.

@ 34 Daily newspapers

DaityEngnana
r=-7 DATLY

lelnwLEl

Ocilg fnoE
@ 35 Add three Ietters

[p ns lNloTElTl]{
Etr lg lTlofilcTnl
FTETpI lg lnTElZToIEfol
IPTETNI lg [pTFlrrlcTrTul
FT l_a lg FTFlTInTEfnl
F-I-l-E-l !€= ItTolLI,T-J-El
fol-r-IHfE-l-RllglElElEFT,rlElEfsl

mil rs fil' lsEf;l


Illol r€ f6Elol-vT-e]
lE-luFl r€ fslufflilETRll
FlE|4 rs lclAliftlE|x.l
FlNIel fa IoIREfNEE-]
FlElule-l re' lTlTltl'{"lElrl
|7IH IEINI l-KI-tTtfclFfET'\-l
1 SUN 4 EAST The word with all
2 SEA 5 TEA seven letters is: PEANUTS
3 PUT 6 PEN

@ 41 More newspapers

lTrrEW-rrMESl
@TwIBdil{ @Arytrn
YTHE IhIDBPENDENT

Fq WI
TheGuardian
@ 42 Radio stations @46 Mixed vegetables
1 BBC Radio 2 5 Capital Radio
2 BBC Radio 4 6 BBC Radio 1

3 L.B.C. 7 G.L.R.
4 BBC Radio 3

@+s Past and present

mtrtrtrl I-FIrUIrNil ID]FMNRI


EMME EENr lEEtrNEl
8tr8tr1 'qmtr= mmE[El
IEroEI IEEMEI lEEEtrr 47
@ verb dice
trtr-NB trEFlml mtrNt 1 STUDIED 5 ryPED 9 SKATED
ItrtrNtrl ItrWtrMt ltrtrNl 2 DANCED 6 PAINTED 10 OPENED
3 PHONED 7 ARRIVED
trtrts-gtrl [wrRrTFH trtrm 4 WASHED 8 LISTENED
ItrEtrtrtrI IEEEEEI ItrEEi Remember: Most verbs add ed (walke4 washed painted
listened opened). Verbs ending with a consonant +yuse
red (study - studied).Verbs ending with e just add d
@44 Books, books, books (dance4 phoned, typed anived skated).
Some verbs double the final consonant (stop - stopped).
A ROOM WITH A VIEW E.M.Forster
THEY CAME TO A CITY J.B.Priestly
TWELFTH NIGHT William Shakespeare @ 4s Record store
OTHETLO William Shakespeare 1 What islove? 8 Why don't they understand?
LEFI HAND, RIGHT HAND Osbert Sitwell 2 Why can't we live 9 What is a man?
MAN AND SUPERMAN Georoe Bernard Shaw together? 10 Wheredowegolromhere?
ROMEO AND JULIET William-Shakespeare 3 Who wears these shoes? 11 Who is it ?
NIGHT AND DAY Virginia Woolf 4 Where did your heart go? 12 How can you mend a broken
MEN AND WOMEN Robert Browning 5 What can I say? heart?
THE SEVEN SEAS Rudyard Kipling 5 Howcanlbesure? 13 Whereareyounow?
THE SECRETAGENT Joseph Conrad 7 Who am l? 14 Who are you? (by The Who)
NINETEEN EIGHTY-FOUR George Orwell
GOODBYE TO BERLIN Christopher lsherwood @ 49 Hidden prepositions
@;,",{'r) 1 G@qz @zwg11iP
THE TIME MACHINE H.G.Wells
STRANGE MEETING Susan Hil
ROBINSON CRUSOE Daniel Defoe lfrfuaru.--\ lTry!_& | lttEvso1jilsl
THE GREEN MAN Kingsley Amis liEieurioun.l \2:rE!s) UFTaRIYJ
THE THIRD MAN Graham Gieene
THE GARDEN PARW Katherine Mansfield
rqts I :=\---.)/
I I LEf vttr < I
's
I ur$ouMos) lMtAt'Wxr I

\eqt ,r._ )
MR NORRIS CHANGES TRAINS Christooher lsherwood
THE OLD MEN AT THE ZOO Angus Wilson
THE ISLAND Aldous Huxley r,^,-;---\
-;-7__---=/-
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7
)

1,,. '- t(Atl I L_ G*=\ E


THE lNVlSlBLE MAN H.G.Wells ITEET,,IEE/npEDl lBoplrDv, \- |/'"--.1 '- '-i\
THE WAR OF THE WORLDS H.G,WeIIs lut-proupttrv. I litii6Hyrsr.) | B4AgMll I
-ri-------/-
@ 45 Telegrams AT
BETWEEN
INTO
NEAR
Telegram One HAPPY CHRISTMAS! DOWN ON
Telegram Two HAPPY NEW YEAR! IN UNDER
Telegram Three HAPPY BIRTHDAY!
Telegram Four HAPPY TWENry- FIRST BIRTHDAY! @ 50 The last word
Telgram Five WELL DONE! YOU PASSED YOUR 1 isn't 5 didn't 8 haven't
DRIVING TEST! 2 aren't 6 don't t hasn't
Telegram Six CONGRATULATIONS! YOU PASSED 3 wasnt 7 doesn't 10 can't
YOUR EXAM! 4 weren't
lndex
tfyou want to do puzzles about particular points, you can find
them in this lndex. For example, if you want to do a puzzle about
'a'and'an', do Puzzle 5.
alan 5 Past Simole
Alphabet 5, 14,33,38 - irregular verbs 43
am / is /are 48 - regular verbs 47
Animals 39 People (male and female) 8, 13
Article. Indefinite 5 Plays (theatre) 11
Badges 23 Plural nouns 2, 11
Books 17,44 Possessive 3 31
Colours 1 Prepositions of place 17, 49
Contractions 50 Present Simple 18
Countries 15 Pronunciation 36
Currency (British) 27 Proverbs 16,25
Days of the week 7 Public buildings and shops 6, 14
-ed ending (verbs) 47 Question-words 48
Family members 8, 13 Radio programmes 30
Female and male 8, 13 Radio stations 42
Films 2, 13 Rhyming words 36
Food and drink 3 Rooms 12
Fruit 25 -s ending (verbs) 18
Furniture 16 's (is / has / possessive) 31
Good wishes 45 Shaoes 40
he /she, his / her him / her 22 Shops and public buildings 6, 14
Home Singular and plural nouns 11
- furniture 15 Songs 22, 31,48
- rooms 22 Spelling
lndefinite Article 5 -ch/tch/k/ck26
lnfinitive of verbs.24 - verbs Ced ending) 47
-rng ending (verbs) 29 - verbs (-ing ending) 29
Jobs 21 - verbs Cs ending) 18
Letters of the alphabet 5, 14, 33, 38 Soorts 37
Male and female 8, 13 Telegrams 45
Money (British). 27 Telling the time 15
Musical instruments 28 TV programmes 20
Names Vegetables 45
- Tamily names 4 Verbs
- first names 10 - contractions 50
Newspapers (British) 34, 41 - infinitive 24
Nouns, plural 2 - -ing form 29
- singular and plural 11 - Past Simple (irregular) 43
Numbers 2,4,27,42 - Past Simple (regular) 47
- ordinal numbers 38 - Present Simple 18