Vocabulary quizzes are language tests to check your students' knowledge on specific vocabulary themes. They also help to constitute other resources’ contents at photocopiables. Hence, ideally, they will be more beneficial if they accompany other supplementary materials such as grammar quizzes or consolidation worksheets.
The vocabulary themes are taken from a particular subject, which are usually found in the main course books. In Teacher’s copy, the lexical items in the quizzes are explained with different versions, such as the US or the UK. Moreover, any necessary information such as the use of specific prepositions is given also in the Teacher’s Copy.
I definitely advise you to use the A&B versions of the vocabulary quizzes. They’ll increase classroom interaction to a much higher level. The procedure is very simple. First, start by eliciting some words or phrases around the given theme, and put them on board in a vocabulary tree. If possible, group the words or phrases in branches. Then, divide the class and give out the vocabulary hand out as As and Bs. When students have finished, just ask them to swap and check it. If there are any new words or phrases other than the ones you have on your board, just put them as a new lexical item on board, and grow your vocabulary tree. In this way, you can turn your lesson into a great vocabulary learning hour.
Each vocabulary set includes: