Being a good classmate

children doing group work in class

Do you know how to be a good classmate? Practise your reading in English with this quiz.


Do the preparation exercise first. Then read the text and do the other exercises.

Reading text

In class we often have to work in groups. Sometimes it's difficult because we can't speak English very well. Sometimes everyone talks at the same time or people speak very loudly! And other times we forget to do the work and talk about other things. Here are some tips for working well in groups:

  • Give your ideas.
  • Respect the children in your class.
  • Offer to help your classmates.
  • Use a soft voice and be kind.
  • Participate in the activities.
  • Stay focused on the work.

Now do the quiz! What's the best way to work with your classmates? Choose the correct answer.

  1. What should you do if your group has to plan a project together?
    You should ...

    a. wait for your classmates to plan everything.
    b. try to think of some ideas for the project.
    c. tell your classmates they must use only your ideas.
  2. What should you do when your classmate's giving their opinion?
    You should ...

    a. speak while they're talking.
    b. go to another group.
    c. look at them and listen.
  3. What should you do if your classmates are working very slowly?
    You should ...

    a. shout 'Hurry up!'
    b. say 'You're so slow! I've finished!'
    c. offer to help them.
  4. What should you do if a classmate forgets it's their turn when you're playing a game?
    You should ...

    a. say quietly in a kind voice 'It's your turn!'
    b. shout at them.
    c. do nothing.
  5. What should you do if you don't want to do the work because it's difficult?
    You should ...

    a. sit and do nothing.
    b. try to participate and ask your classmates for help.
    c. tell someone to do it for you.
  6. What should you do if your classmate shows you their new phone in the class?
    You should ...

    a. ask them if you can look at it at break time.
    b. start playing a game on it.
    c. tell all your group to look at the phone.

Now play the games below to check your answers to the quiz!


What's your favourite activity in class? Tell us about something you enjoy doing!

Average: 3.6 (28 votes)

Submitted by LadyDigitalRaspberry on Sat, 08/10/2022 - 07:31


even though I am 11 years old I'm in B1

Submitted by BubblyGem7000 on Mon, 26/09/2022 - 20:46


the exercice was so easy

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