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Head & Tails
A. Compete in finding appropriate heads for the incomplete present simple passive
sentences. Complete the sentences with the answers you think are correct.
Sentence Heads - Sports
1. _________________ is enjoyed in countries that used to be directly oppressed by Britain.
2. _________________ is / are played mainly by men in pubs.
3. _________________ tends to be played by rich people with a small, pitted ball.
4. _________________ are betted on by many people.
5. _________________ is played with nothing but a simple board and small round counters.
6. _________________ a man may not be hit below the belt.
7. _________________ is played by the Chinese, but it used to be banned.
8. _________________ the big balls have to end up as close as possible to the little ball.
9. _________________ is played by two or four people, often on grass.
10. _________________ is played by big men in parks in Germany.
11. _________________ is watched by millions on TV.
12. _________________ a try can be converted into a goal.
13. _________________ is dominated by the Chinese.
14. _________________ is an event often won in the Olympics by black competitors.
B. Repeat the process with sentence tails. Sentence tails are incomplete passive sentences
in the past, present and future.
Sentence Tails - Punishments
1. Enemies of the French Revolution were ______________________________________ .
2. Slaves who tried to escape often got ________________________________________ .
3. The only English king to be executed was ____________________________________ .
4. Until a few years ago, murderers in England were ______________________________ .
5. Murderers in the USA are still sometimes _____________________________________ .
6. If you are caught without a TV licence in the UK, you may be _____________________ .
7. If you park in the wrong place, your car may be ________________________________ .
8. If the police think you have been drinking and driving, you will be __________________ .
9. In Europe witches used to be ______________________________________________ .
10. One punishment for an adulterer is to be ____________________________________ .
11. Students in French schools who misbehave are never _________________________ .
12. English school children are often __________________________________________ .
13. In the 19th century, English criminals were often deported to ____________________ .
14. In a few Muslim countries, thieves have their hands ___________________________ .

Written by Terry Carpenter for Teach-This.com 2012

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Head & Tails
Before class, make one copy of the worksheet for every three students in the class.
Procedure
Organise the class into teams of three.
Tell them they are going to compete in finding appropriate heads for incomplete present
simple passive sentences.
Give out the incomplete sentence worksheet.
Set a time limit.
Tell them to complete the sentences with the answers they think are correct.
When time is up, ask the teams to swap their worksheet with another team for marking.
Go through the answers and write the scores up on the board.
Then repeat the process with sentence tails. Sentence tails are incomplete passive
sentences in the past, present and future.
The winner is the team with the most correct answers.
Sentence heads Sports
1. Cricket
2. Darts
3. Golf
4. Horses
5. The Japanese game Go
6. In boxing
7. Mah-jong
8. In bowls
9. Tennis
10. Chess
11. Football
12. In rugby
13. Table tennis
14. The 100 metres
Sentence tails - Punishments
1. guillotined
2. flogged/caught
3. be headed
4. hanged
5. electrocuted
6. fined
7. towed away / wheel-clamped
8. breathalysed / arrested / prosecuted
9. burnt
10. stoned to death/divorced
11. caned/beaten
12. given detention
13. Australia
14. cut off
Written by Terry Carpenter for Teach-This.com 2012