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06-Nov-2012

This week’s news item, adapted for Macmillan English Campus from a news article originally published in the Guardian Weekly, is about surveys carried out by slum dwellers to collect information about their settlement in order to prevent evictions.

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

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 key words to complete sentences

Average:

• Deciding whether statements about the news item are true or false

• Matching key words and phrases with their definitions

Difficult:

• Deciding whether statements about the news item are true or false

• Matching key words and phrases with their definitions

• Keying in the correct negative prefix to complete sentences about the news item

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.

Sarah

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