European and Asian languages traced back to single mother tongue

09-Jul-2013

This week’s news item, adapted for Macmillan English Campus from a news article originally published in the Guardian, is about recent research carried out by a group of scientists in Britain to prove that European and Asian languages traced back to single mother tongue.

You can find this story in the News Items section on your home page. 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 correct words to complete a summary of the news item
• Choosing the correct verbs to complete sentences

Average:
• Choosing correct words to complete a summary of the news item
• Keying the correct form of words to complete sentences

Difficult:
• Choosing correct words to complete a summary of the news item
• Choosing the correct articles to complete sentences
• Keying the correct form of words to complete sentences
July word games

This month’s Witch’s Pot topics are ‘countries’ (Easy), ‘school subjects’ (Average) and ‘containers for liquids’ (Difficult).

The Swamp Disaster topics are ‘all sorts of things’ (Easy), ‘things you put things in’ (Average) and ‘words that follow “go”’ (Difficult).

The Wordsearch topics are ‘nouns connected with the theatre’ (Easy), ‘adjectives describing people who are good at things’ (Average) and ‘humour’ (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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