Maritime ESOL learning

Use the fun resources and activities below to improve using your English and find out more about the collection.

Start with the introductory resources which can be printed and then move onto the interactive quiz. 

Introductory resources

PDF icon ESOL Pre Entry Worksheet - Antarctica.pdf

PDF icon ESOL Pre Entry worksheet - Collection objects and stories.pdf

PDF icon ESOL Pre Entry Worksheet - History of Tea.pdf

PDF icon ESOL Pre Entry Worksheet - Tattoos.pdf

Quizzes

Take our specially designed quizzes on a range of Royal Museums Greenwich topics. 

Instructions to get started

  1. Click on the media link from one of the quizzes below and read/ listen to the text. If possible keep this link open on your device.
  2. Using your phone, tablet or computer and go to Kahoot
  3. Click on Play Kahoot! - Enter game PIN here
  4. Type the Kahoot game pin number, click Enter
  5. Enter your name
  6. Start the game
  7. Good Luck! Results will tell you how well you've done.

Notes: You may want read the resource at least twice.

Quiz 1

Level: Pre-Entry (A1) – Intermediate (B1)

Antarctica – Quick facts

This lesson is a reading activity testing grammar, skimming and scanning skills. The reading quiz focuses on a range of skills: reading for comprehension, learning new vocabulary.

The focus is on learning interesting facts about Antarctica.

Kahoot game pin: 04932987

Quiz 2: Maritime History – quick facts

Level: Elementary Pre-Entry – Entry 2

This lesson is a reading activity testing grammar, skimming and scanning skills. The reading quiz focuses on a range of skills: reading for comprehension, learning new vocabulary. The focus is on learning interesting facts on Maritime History.

Before doing the quiz, open the worksheet above and complete it.

Now do the quiz on Kahoot.

Kahoot game pin: 08323703

Quiz 3: Interesting facts about tattoos

Level: Elementary Pre-Entry – Entry 2

This lesson is a reading activity testing grammar, skimming and scanning skills. The reading quiz focuses on a range of skills: reading for comprehension, learning new vocabulary. The focus is on learning interesting facts about tattoos.

Before doing the quiz, open the worksheet above and complete it.

Now do the quiz on Kahoot.

Kahoot game pin: 06307830

Quiz 4: Tea-drinking - quick history and facts

Level: Elementary Pre-Entry – Entry 2

This lesson is a reading activity testing grammar, skimming and scanning skills. The reading quiz focuses on a range of skills: reading for comprehension, learning new vocabulary and identifying verbs of action for tea making. The focus is on learning interesting facts about tea-drinking.

Before doing the quiz, open the worksheet above and complete it.

Now do the quiz on Kahoot.

Kahoot game pin: 07003940

Quiz 5 - Nelson's Ship in a Bottle by Yinka Shonibare

Level: Pre Intermediate  (A2-B1) – Intermediate (B1-B2) +

This is an English listening activity for ESOL learners. It focuses on listening comprehension, vocabulary and grammar.

Students listen and watch a brief video about Nelson's Ship in a Bottle by Yinka Shonibare at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich.

Kahoot game pin: 05383490

Watch:

 

Nelson's Ship in a Bottle 

Quiz 6: An object lesson for Refugee Week 

Level: Intermediate (B1-B2) – Intermediate+

Sea atlas by Hondius

This lesson looks at the skilled engraver, and refugee, behind one of the Museum's beautiful 16th-century sea atlases. The reading quiz focuses on a range of skills: reading for comprehension, increase skimming and scanning abilities, and grammar.

Kahoot game pin: 01196853

Media: Object lesson for Refugee Week 

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