Word games and news item update!


October word games

The MEC word games for October are available now!

This month’s Witch’s Pot topics are ‘adjectives to describe a city’ (Easy), ‘people involved in politics’ (Average) and ‘words which can mean “exciting”‘ (Difficult).

The Swamp Disaster topics are ‘words that “follow” in’ (Easy), ‘words that follow “give”‘ (Average) and ‘words that follow “let” and “set”‘ (Difficult).

The Wordsearch topics are ‘nouns connected with parties’ (Easy), ‘verbs used instead of “clean”‘ (Average) and ‘handicrafts’ (Difficult).

As usual, there are new Crosswords and Bridge Builders at all levels too.

Visit the Word Games area to find them all.


News item

MEC Senior Editor Jeremy Smith writes:



Putin and the next president

This week’s news item, adapted for MEC from a news article originally published in the Guardian Weekly, is about Russian president Vladimir Putin and the choice of his successor. Go to the Headline News section on your Work Area screen to learn more.

A good place to find out about ‘s recent political history is in the country profile on the BBC’s website.

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