News item and word games update!


MEC Senior Editor, Jeremy Smith, writes:

French fall for the cult of the soap

The first news item of 2009, adapted for MEC from a news article originally published in the Guardian Weekly, is about a soap opera that is proving to be very popular in France, a country which has previously not been very interested in them.

Go to the News Items section on your Work Area screen to find out more.

January word games

This month’s Witch’s Pot topics are ‘family members’ (Easy), ‘parts of the body’ (Average) and ‘adjectives that describe hair’ (Difficult).

The Swamp Disaster topics are ‘at work’ (Easy), ‘animals and their habitats’ (Average) and ‘words that follow ”have”’ (Difficult).

The Wordsearch topics are ‘furniture’ (Easy), ‘adjectives describing character’ (Average) and ‘adjectives describing men and women’ (Difficult).

There are new Crosswords and Bridge Builders at all levels too.

Visit the Word Games area to find them all.

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