China’s economy to outgrow America’s by 2030 as world faces ‘tectonic shift’

08-Jan-2013

This week’s news item, adapted for Macmillan English Campus from a news article originally published in the Guardian, is the US National Intelligence Council’s Global Trends Report and the predictions for the future.

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:
• Deciding whether statements about the news item are true or false
• Matching key words related to global politics to their definitions

Average:
• Deciding whether statements about the news item are true or false
• Matching key words related to global politics to their definitions

Difficult:
• Deciding whether statements about the news item are true or false
• Matching key words related to global politics to their definitions
• Keying in the correct form of the passive in sentences about the news item

January word games

This month’s Witch’s Pot topics are ‘family members’ (Easy), ‘parts of the body’ (Average) and ‘adjectives that describe hair’ (Difficult).

The Swamp Disaster topics are ‘at work’ (Easy), ‘animals and their habitats’ (Average) and ‘words that follow “have”’ (Difficult).

The Wordsearch topics are ‘furniture’ (Easy), ‘adjectives describing character’ (Average) and ‘adjectives describing men and women’ (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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