Language martyrs inspire ‘Banglish’ ban

29-May-2012

This week’s news item, adapted for MEC from a news article originally published in the Guardian Weekly, is about a high court decision in Bangladesh to ban the use of ‘Banglish’.

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
•    Choosing the correct verb forms to complete sentences about the news item

Average:
•    Deciding whether statements about the news item are true or false
•    Choosing the correct verb forms to complete sentences about the news item
•    Matching words from the news item with their definitions

Difficult:
•    Deciding whether statements about the news item are true or false
•    Choosing the correct verb forms to complete sentences about the news item
•    Matching words from the news item with their definitions

Sarah

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