Richard III: DNA confirms twisted bones belong to king

19-Feb-2013

This week’s news item, adapted for Macmillan English Campus from a news article originally published in the Guardian, is about a skeleton which was found beneath a car park in Leicester and confirmed as that of Richard III.

You can find this story in the News Items section on your Work Area screen. 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 the correct words or phrases to complete a summary of the news item
• Choosing the correct prepositions to complete sentences about the news item

Average:
• Choosing the correct words or phrases to complete a summary of the news item
• Choosing the correct active or passive form to complete sentences about the news item

Difficult:
• Deciding whether sentences about the news item are true or false
• Keying in the correct form of verbs to complete sentences
• Keying in words to complete sentences about likely scenarios

Sarah

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