Officials say that the pilot of a plane tried to stop the landing before it crashed

23-Jul-2013

This week’s news item, adapted for Macmillan English Campus from a news article originally published in the Guardian, is about an aeroplane crash at San Francisco airport and the impact automation systems may have on pilots’ skills.

You can find this story in the News Items section on your home page. This news item will be available on Macmillan English Campus for 12 months

Here are descriptions of this week’s activities for each language level:

Easy:
• Choosing statements about the news item that are correct
• Choosing the correct key words to go with definitions

Average:
• Choosing statements about the news item that are correct
• Choosing the answers to questions about key words in the news item

Difficult:
• Choosing statements about the news item that are correct
• Choosing the correct meaning for key words
• Choosing the correct modal phrases to complete sentences about the news item

Sarah

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