News item and word games update!

17-Aug-2010

MEC Editor, Kerstin Schneider, writes:

Japan‘s women celebrate record old age

This week’s news item, adapted for MEC from a news article originally published in the Guardian Weekly, is about possible reasons for the long life expectancy of Japanese women.

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

August word games

This month’s Witch’s Pot topics are ‘ten types of film’ (Easy), ‘words or expressions from crime headlines’ (Average) and ‘words or expressions related to music’ (Difficult).  

The Swamp Disaster topics are ‘vehicles’ (Easy), ‘words preceded by ”at”’ (Average) and ‘abstract nouns’ (Difficult).

The Wordsearch topics are ‘places where people live’ (Easy), ‘verbs that can be used instead of ”say”’ (Average) and ‘ways of speaking'(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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