The subject of this week’s lesson is darts, the popular pub game that is played by around ten per cent of British population and which has also become a highly competitive professional sport.
This week’s lesson is based on descriptions of four cases of unusual animal behaviour, three of which are true and one of which has been invented.
This week’s lesson is about Alice in Wonderland, the classic work for children written by Lewis Carroll in 1865 and recently adapted into a film version.
The subject of this week’s lesson is the Winter Olympic Games, which last took place in Vancouver, Canada, in February this year.
This week’s lesson is on the subject of national lotteries and also gambling in general.
This week’s lesson is about the recently-released film that has already broken cinema box-office records: James Cameron’s Avatar.
The subject of this week’s lesson is the world’s tallest building, the 828-metre Burj Khalifa tower in Dubai, which was officially inaugurated in the first week of January this year.
On 31st March 1889, one of the world’s most famous monuments was officially opened in Paris, France: the Eiffel Tower. We’ve put together a quiz about Gustave Eiffel’s creation and also four other instantly recognisable man-made structures: Big Ben in London; the statue of Christ the Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Sydney Opera House in Australia; and the Statue of Liberty in New York.
On July 13, 1985, a dual concert featuring all the top names in pop and rock music took place in both London and Philadelphia and was broadcast all around the world. Its aim was to raise as much money as possible for famine relief. It managed to raise the largest amount ever recorded in a single event for charity. This week’s worksheet tells the story. The activity is to find the surplus word in each line.
This week we’ve chosen to focus on a TV programme, originally conceived in Holland, which is currently topping the ratings on British television. It is called Big Brother and it follows the lives of ten people under close scrutiny for nine weeks. There are some questions about the text to be answered, followed by a debate on this kind of programming.