Text Match is probably the most used component of TaskMagic and can be used in so many different ways...
This series of blog posts - "Text Match exercises - what to match?" - explores some ideas for the kinds of things that teachers can use as the basis for their text matching exercises. Each blog post contains screenshots of - and links to - interactive exercises as well as worksheets which can be viewed online, downloaded, printed etc. (SCROLL DOWN FOR THE WORKSHEETS)
It's easy to make Q + A exercises based on on any topic, by typing a question on the left and the answer on on the right.
There are a couple of ways you can do this, with slightly different implications.
Compare the 2 input screens below:
Both versions can be used to produce a whole range of exercises. The small thumbnails in the images below represent available games & exercises:
The above TaskMagic3 TextMatch files can be downloaded from here:
If you don't have TaskMagic3, you can get a 30 day trial from http://www.mdlsoft.co.uk/trialdownloads.htm
There are hundreds of ready-made TaskMagic3 files at http://www.mdlsoft.co.uk/readymade.htm
Go to the Text Match page of the TaskMagic website for lots more information about the Text Match component of TaskMagic3, including ideas and suggestions for using the different exercise types, as well as links to short screen capture videos.
See this video tutorial on getting started with Text Match:
SEE THESE DETAILED VIDEO TUTORIALS on all aspects of creating your own Text Match files in TaskMagic3 (creating interactive exercises and worksheets).