Conflicting interests in the Arctic

26-Jun-2012

This week’s news item, adapted for MEC from a news article originally published in the Guardian Weekly, is about a conference held in the Arctic to discuss how to reduce carbon emissions.

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 on the correct answers to questions about the news item
•    Keying the correct verb form to complete sentences about the news item

Average:
•    Deciding whether statements about the news item are true or false
•    Keying in the correct auxiliary, subject and verb form to complete sentences about the news item

Difficult:
•    Deciding on the correct answers to questions about the news item
•    Choosing the correct words to complete definitions
•    Rearranging words to complete inverted sentences about the news item

Sarah

 

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