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Writing skills practice: Introducing yourself on a blog – exercises

Look at the blog post and do the exercises to practise and improve your writing skills.

Preparation
Write the words into the correct group.

Great Britain Japan Canada Japanese Canadian British

Mexican China Mexico Chinese Scottish Scotland

Country Nationality

1. Joe is _________________ 13 years old. My dad is Canadian. Scotland. ……………………………………………. Joe loves _________________ baseball.… 3. 2.… 4...…………. I am from Canada..… . ……………………………………………..………….… 2. Check your understanding: multiple choice Circle the correct word to complete the sentences. I am new. ……………………………………………. 4.…………..… 5.…………..……………….. basketball. 15 years old. ……………………………………………... Joe's mum is from _________________ Canada.. 1. Joe is from _________________ Canada.………………. 1. I have got a dog.…………. Check your writing: error correction Write the sentences using contractions.………………. Scruff 2. Joe's got a pet dog called _________________ Scottish.………………. 3. …………………………………………….……………….. Scotland. 2B.... Joe's in class _________________ 13. 5.. My name is Joe. 6.

(___) Hello everyone. I’m (___) Japan. (___) from (___) 4. (___) I (___) love (___) computer (___) playing (___) 6. I’ve got (___) Fluffy. games. Check your writing: ordering Put these words in the correct order by writing a number in the brackets. (___) I’m (___) 3. 1. (___) you (___) meet (___) Discussion Do you use any social networking sites or keep a blog? .3. (___) class (___) 5. (___) name’s (___) 2. to (___) Nice (___) all. (___) called (___) a (___) pet cat (___) 7. In (___) I’m (___) 3A. 14 (___) years (___) old. my (___) Naomi.