News item and word games update!

04-Nov-2008

MEC Senior Editor, Jeremy Smith, writes:

Farmers and vicuña profit from company’s compassion

This week’s news item, adapted for MEC from a news article originally published in the Guardian Weekly, is about Loro Piana, a company which is using its business to help farmers in Peru earn more money and protect the animals they tend.

Go to the News Items section on your Work Area screen to find out more about this company and how it is supporting the farmers and animals.

November word games

This month’s Witch’s Pot topics are ‘types of book’ (Easy), ‘celebrations’ (Average) and ‘musical nouns’ (Difficult).

The Swamp Disaster topics are ‘words connected with cities’ (Easy), ‘personality adjectives’ (Average) and ‘describing landscape’ (Difficult).

The Wordsearch topics are ‘travel’ (Easy), ‘adjectives describing things in a bad condition’ (Average) and ‘adjectives describing feelings’ (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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