Art and Architecture

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    Reading: Gaudí

    A worksheet with reading and comprehension activities on the life of the architect Gaudí.

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    Johannes Vermeer's Girl with a Pearl Earring Webquest

    Explore Johannes Vermeer’s enigmatic painting in this multi-faceted webquest. Includes comprehension and gap-fill activities on the painting, book, film, even the science and culture of pearls. Concludes with a class project on versions of artistic works.

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    Buying and selling

    In this role-playing exercise, students practise their reading, listening and speaking skills.

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    Art gallery

    Through this ’spot the difference’ exercise, students will learn key art history terms.

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    Art and Drawing: Integrated Skills CLIL Lesson

    This fascinating lesson focuses on perspective: students read an illustrated text on perspective in drawing, followed by true/false and vocabulary exercises. A listening exercise focuses on Claude Monet and Impressionism; a writing exercise gets students to recreate a text on the Parthenon. A pairwork collaborative project gets students to describe ...

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    The Turner Prize

    A worksheet with reading and vocabulary activities on the topic of modern art and the history of the Turner Prize.

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    Impressionism and Monet

    This is a content lesson on the topic of Impressionism and, in particular, Claude Monet. The lesson has an art focus, but is designed to be of interest for students studying general EFL as well.