News item update!


MEC Senior Editor, Jeremy Smith, writes:

New Zealand: home of extreme sports

Today we launch our first news item for teens. It is about extreme sports in New Zealand and the fun teenagers have doing them.

Go to the News Items section on your Work Area screen to find out more.

You can also find longer versions of the news item with extension activities by logging in to our teachers’ support area here.

If you have forgotten the username and password for the teachers’ support area please contact

Below are some other MEC resources you might like to use with this teen news item.

Interview with a bungee jumper – Language Exercise (level 5)

Holidays – Listening Activity (level 4)

Round-the-world trip – Language Exercise (level 2/3)

The word is not enough – Game (levels easy, average and difficult)

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