News item and word games update!


MEC Managing Editor Jeremy Smith writes:

Shanghai star

This week’s news item is our monthly news item for teens. It is about an American teenager who speaks Chinese and has also acted in a Chinese film.

You can find this story in the News Items section on your Work Area screen.

You can also find longer versions of the news item with extension activities by logging in to our teachers’ support area here.

August word games

This month’s Witch’s Pot topics are ‘words related to fairy tales’ (Easy), ‘adjectives whose opposite starts with ”im-”’ (Average) and ‘nouns connected with natural disasters'(Difficult.  

The Swamp Disaster topics are ‘verbs of movement’ (Easy), ‘travelling by car’ (Average) and ‘relationships’ (Difficult).

The Wordsearch topics are ‘words connected with books’ (Easy), ‘periods’ (Average) and ‘adjectives expressing ”interest” or ”no interest”’ (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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