Dzhokhar Tsarnaev charged with using weapon of mass destruction

07-May-2013

This week’s news item, adapted for Macmillan English Campus from a news article originally published in the Guardian, is about the man who was charged for the bomb explosion at the Boston Marathon.

You can find this story in the News Items section on your Work Area screen. This news item will be available on Macmillan English Campus for 12 months

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

Easy:
• Choosing the correct order of events that happen in the news item
• Choosing the correct forms of passive verbs to complete sentences about the news item

Average:
• Choosing the correct order of events that happen in the news item
• Choosing the correct time expression to complete sentences about the news item

Difficult:
• Choosing the correct order of events that happen in the news item
• Choosing the correct key words relating to crime and punishment to complete sentences about the news item
• Keying in the correct time expressions to complete sentences using participle clauses
May word games

This month’s Witch’s Pot topics are ‘describing a person’s appearance’ (Easy), ‘things people use in the bathroom’ (Average) and ‘words meaning “increase” or “decrease”‘ (Difficult).

The Swamp Disaster topics are ‘-ing words’ (Easy), ‘positive and negative’ (Average) and ‘pronunciation’ (Difficult).

The Wordsearch topics are ‘sports’ (Easy), ‘adjectives describing colours’ (Average) and ‘adjectives for positive states of mind’ (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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