Mars mission plan launched by US millionaire Dennis Tito

12-Mar-2013

This week’s news item, adapted for Macmillan English Campus from a news article originally published in the Guardian, is about US millionaire Dennis Tito’s mission to Mars planned for 2018.

You can find this story in the News Items section on your Work Area screen and it will be available for twelve months.

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 verbs to complete a text about space travel

Average:
• Choosing sentences about the news item that are correct
• Choosing the correct nouns to complete a job advertisement for an astronaut

Difficult:
• Choosing sentences about the news item that are correct
• Choosing key words from the news item to complete a text about space travel
• Choosing the correct prepositions to complete sentences from the news item.

March word games

This month’s Witch’s Pot topics are ‘types of fruit’ (Easy), ‘”electrical” words” (Average) and “adjectives which describe colours” (Difficult).

The Swamp Disaster topics are ‘irregular past simple forms’ (Easy), ‘describing objects’ (Average) and ‘wrongdoers’ (Difficult).

The Wordsearch topics are ‘food words that follow “some”‘ (Easy), ‘adjectives that describe the weather’ (Average) and ‘adjectives describing sight’ (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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