Language Support


Examination Verb Flashcards


Examination verb flashcards can be used to teach and give EAL learners opportunities to review, remember and practise using instruction words for exams.


Verbs are chosen from the Trinity English Language Support Program list of examination verbs by subject.


  • Encourage EAL learners to match question words to their definitions
  • Match definitions to question words
  • Remove keywords from sample questions and challenge learners to decide which question word fits
  • Encourage learners to highlight or underline the instruction words when they are reading exam questions


The complete set can be downloaded here and below.