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Students can complete the countries & languages crossword above by clicking on the grid and typing their answers. If they are unfamilar with the countries & languages vocabulary, clicking the 'toggle wordlist' button allows them to see a list of the words being tested. Clicking the 'reveal letter' button reveals a single letter for students to use as a hint.
You can also download and print the countries & languages ESL crosswords in various PDF formats using the links above.
Choose the 'with wordlist' option to include a list on the handout containing all the countries & languages words used in the crossword. This is useful for students who may not be familiar with some of the words being tested. An ESL crossword works best if the student has at least some prior knowledge of the target vocabulary.
The 'without wordlist' option does not include the list and is suitable for students who are likely to already know the countries & languages vocabulary.
The 'for pair work' option allows students to work in pairs to complete the crossword. Each student is given half the crossword and must ask their partner to read the clues for answers they do not have. They should then attempt to guess the answers. This method works best if students are already familiar with the countries & languages vocabulary.
All the vocabulary used in this ESL crossword is related to the topic of countries & languages. It may be advisable to revise countries & languages vocabulary prior to attempting the crossword. The following countries & languages vocabulary is used in this crossword: Arabic, Australia, Canada, Egypt, France, German, Hindi, India, Ireland, Japan, Japanese, Poland, Russia, Spanish, Thailand, and USA.
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