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Art & Literature

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Learn the vocabulary of the art and literary worlds, and explore relevant links.

 

Art. Literature.

LEVEL GUIDE

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Intermediate

Upper Intermediate

 

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Upper Advanced

 

Learn Vocabulary

Picture Dictionary, with Sound

LanguageGuide.org. Hover the mouse over the picture to read the word and listen to the pronunciation (American English).

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Level: All. This website has sound Go>

Books & Films

Match the question to the answer. 

Level: Intermediate. Go>

Theatre Vocabulary

Choose the correct word for each definition. When you have completed the first five questions, click 'page score' and then 'Q6-10'.

Level: Upper Inter. Go>

Art Vocabulary

Choose the correct word for each definition. When you have completed the first five questions, click 'page score' and then 'Q6-10'.

Level: Upper Inter. Go>

Literature Vocabulary

When you have completed a page, click on the numbers at the bottom of the screen to move to the next one.  There are fifteen in total.

Elements of Fiction 

Poetry 

Level: Upper Inter to Upper Advanced. Go>

Useful Verbs for Story-Writing

Different ways to say 'He/she said'. There are 15 exercises.  Click on the numbers at the bottom of the page when you have finished each exercise.

Level: Advanced. Go>

 

 

Reading & Listening Practice

Reading Exercise about Writer George Perec

Double-click any word to read its definition, and test your comprehension with multiple choice questions . 

Playing with Words - Writer George Perec 

Theatre Superstitions 

Level: Advanced. Go>

Art for Free

Articles by the British Council about art in public places. Double-click any word to read a definition.. 

Level: Advanced. Go>

Graded Dictations

Practise listening, writing and punctuation. There are many texts at different levels, including many texts from literature.

Levels: All. This website has sound Go>

 

 

More reading practice at the following Okey-Dokey pages:

Authentic Reading: Literature - classic works of fiction in their original form

Listen & Read: Audio Books - practise two skills together. Listen and read online

 

British Culture: Literature

British Culture: Children's Fiction

 

 

Art & Literature Sites

BBC Arts

With links to videos, reviews and more. Go>

The Literature Network

A huge selection of famous works.  You can also read an introduction to each author and each text - excellent! Go>

National Gallery

Explore the website of one of London's best galleries. Go>

Tate Online

Official website of the four Tate Galleries in London, Liverpool and St. Ives. Go>

Amazon.co.uk & Waterstones

Read reviews and see the bestsellers chart. Go>

 

 

Fun & Games

Art Trivia

Eight multiple choice questions. Go>

Survive Dickens' London

Meet the city and the characters of 19th century novelist Charles Dickens.

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Picasso / Velasquez Game

Based on Picasso's 'Las Meninas'.

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Related Pages

Also on Okey-Dokey:

British Culture: Art

British Culture: Literature

Authentic Reading: Literature - classic works of fiction in their original form

Listen & Read: Audio Books - practise two skills together. Listen and read online

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