Fun Facts about Thomas Edison (B2)

Before Listening

Thomas Edison was a very famous inventor. What would you like to know about him? Write three questions


Listen to these fun facts about Thomas Edison. Can you find the answers to your questions?

Language level: Intermediate (CER B1/B2)  Activity: Listening

Did you find the answers to your questions?

Quick Check: True or False

  1. Thomas Edison was born in Ohio, USA.

  2. He invented the first electric light

  3. He improved the lightbulb.

  4. He helped us watch films and listen to recorded music.

  5. All his inventions were successful.

Watch again & check your answers * Try this crossword

English Practice (B1-2)
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ESOL resources to help develop English language skills. Short reading & listening materials with accompanying activities.

Aimed at teenagers & young adults but suitable for all ages.

Skills Practice: Reading, Listening, Writing, Speaking & Use of English

Resources: presentations, reading & worksheets, quizzes, teaching notes & extension materials.

Sample Materials

Language Level: Intermediate/Upper Intermediate:  CEFr B1/B2

Exam LevelPreliminary (PET)PET for Schools - Preliminary English Test (B1) First (FCE) B2

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