Cast-off clothes a mixed blessing for Africa

04-Sep-2012

This week’s news item, adapted for the Macmillan English Campus from a news article originally published in the Guardian Weekly, is about the growing trade in second-hand clothes across Africa and the impact it has on the local industry.

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 statements about the news item that are correct
• Choosing the correct key words to complete sentences about the news item

Average:
• Choosing the correct phrases to complete sentences about the news item
• Choosing the correct definitions to match words and phrases from the news item

Difficult:
• Choosing statements about the news item that are correct
• Choosing the correct key words to complete sentences about the news item
• Keying in the correct relative pronoun to complete sentences about the news item

Sarah

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