Austerity hits world’s poor

10-Jul-2012

This week’s news item, adapted for MEC from a news article originally published in the Guardian Weekly, is about Europe’s economic crisis and its impact on international aid.

You can find this story in the News Items section on your Work Area screen.

Here are descriptions of this week’s activities for each language level:

Easy:
•    Choosing the correct words to complete sentences about the news item
•    Choosing the correct subject pronouns or possessive adjectives to complete sentences about the news item

Average:
•    Choosing the correct words to complete sentences about the news item
•    Choosing the correct collocations to complete sentences about the news item

Difficult:
•    Choosing the correct words to complete sentences about the news item
•    Matching sentence halves to form sentences with the correct collocations
•    Choosing the correct modals to complete sentences about the news item

July word games

This month’s Witch’s Pot topics are ‘words that follow “go”‘ (Easy), ‘appliances’ (Average) and ‘verbs related to driving’ (Difficult).

The Swamp Disaster topics are ‘the senses’ (Easy), ‘food and food preparation’ (Average) and ‘words that follow “take”’ (Difficult).

The Wordsearch topics are ‘members of your family’ (Easy), ‘jobs’ (Average) and ‘positive adjectives describing personality’ (Difficult).

There are new Crosswords and Bridge Builders at all levels too.

Visit the Word Games area to find them all.

Sarah

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