eLessons

  • Food Inventions

    Published in April 2012

    This week’s lesson is about the invention of certain foods which are currently popular in Britain and the USA.

    Level

    Pre-intermediate and above (equivalent to CEF level A2–B1 and above)

    • British Versions
    • Student's Worksheets 0.03mb pdf
    • Student's Worksheets 0.13mb word
    • Teacher's Worksheets 0.03mb pdf
    • Glossary 0.03mb pdf
    • American Versions
    • Student's Worksheets 0.04mb pdf
    • Student's Worksheets 0.09mb word
    • Teacher's Worksheets 0.04mb pdf
    • Glossary 0.03mb pdf
  • To the bottom of the ocean

    Published in April 2012

    This week’s lesson is about the journey film director James Cameron made in a one-man submarine to the Mariana Trench, the deepest point under any of the world’s oceans, on 25th March.

    Level

    Pre-intermediate and above (equivalent to CEF level A2-B1 and above)

    • British Versions
    • Student's Worksheets 0.03mb pdf
    • Student's Worksheets 0.12mb word
    • Teacher's Worksheets 0.03mb pdf
    • Glossary 0.03mb pdf
    • American Versions
    • Student's Worksheets 0.04mb pdf
    • Student's Worksheets 0.08mb word
    • Teacher's Worksheets 0.04mb pdf
    • Glossary 0.03mb pdf
  • Vernal Equinox

    Published in March 2012

    This week’s lesson is about the first official day of spring, which this year fell on 20th March, and its history and traditions.

    Level

    Upper intermediate and above (equivalent to CEF level B2 and above)

    • British Versions
    • Student's Worksheets 0.03mb pdf
    • Student's Worksheets 0.12mb word
    • Teacher's Worksheets 0.03mb pdf
    • Glossary 0.03mb pdf
    • American Versions
    • Student's Worksheets 0.04mb pdf
    • Student's Worksheets 0.08mb word
    • Teacher's Worksheets 0.04mb pdf
    • Glossary 0.03mb pdf
  • The meat of the future?

    Published in March 2012

    This week’s lesson is about the attempts by scientists in the Netherlands to produce artificial beef in a laboratory, using cells from cattle. The experiments could have major implications for the future of agriculture and for humans’ relationship with animals.

    Level: Intermediate and above (equivalent to CEF level B1 and above)

    • British Versions
    • Student's Worksheets 0.04mb pdf
    • Student's Worksheets 0.15mb word
    • Teacher's Worksheets 0.03mb pdf
    • Glossary 0.02mb pdf
    • American Versions
    • Student's Worksheets 0.05mb pdf
    • Student's Worksheets 0.11mb word
    • Teacher's Worksheets 0.04mb pdf
    • Glossary 0.03mb pdf
  • Valentines across the world

    Published in February 2012

    This week’s lesson explores how Valentine’s Day is celebrated in different countries around the world.

     Level – Intermediate and above (equivalent to CEF level B1 and above)

    • British Versions
    • Student's Worksheets 0.04mb pdf
    • Student's Worksheets 0.12mb word
    • Teacher's Worksheets 0.03mb pdf
    • Glossary 0.03mb pdf
    • American Versions
    • Student's Worksheets 0.04mb pdf
    • Student's Worksheets 0.07mb word
    • Teacher's Worksheets 0.03mb pdf
    • Glossary 0.03mb pdf
  • Can you believe it?

    Published in February 2012

    This week’s lesson features three news stories that might appear peculiar or surprising. Two are genuine and one has been made up.

    Level

    Intermediate and above (equivalent to CEF level B1 and above)

    • British Versions
    • Student's Worksheets 0.04mb pdf
    • Student's Worksheets 0.11mb word
    • Teacher's Worksheets 0.03mb pdf
    • Glossary 0.03mb pdf
    • American Versions
    • Student's Worksheets 0.05mb pdf
    • Student's Worksheets 0.06mb word
    • Teacher's Worksheets 0.04mb pdf
    • Glossary 0.03mb pdf
  • Countries Quiz

    Published in January 2012

    This week’s lesson comprises exercises based on information about various countries. 

    Level

    Pre-intermediate and above (equivalent to CEF level A2–B1 and above)

    • British Versions
    • Student's Worksheets 0.05mb pdf
    • Student's Worksheets 0.16mb word
    • Teacher's Worksheets 0.03mb pdf
    • Glossary 0.03mb pdf
    • American Versions
    • Student's Worksheets 0.05mb pdf
    • Student's Worksheets 0.12mb word
    • Teacher's Worksheets 0.04mb pdf
    • Glossary 0.03mb pdf
  • Events of 2011

    Published in January 2012

    The week’s lesson looks back at some news stories from the year just finished, 2011. 

    Level – Pre-intermediate and above (equivalent to CEF level A2–B1 and above)

    • British Versions
    • Student's Worksheets 0.04mb pdf
    • Student's Worksheets 0.16mb word
    • Teacher's Worksheets 0.03mb pdf
    • Glossary 0.03mb pdf
    • American Versions
    • Student's Worksheets 0.05mb pdf
    • Student's Worksheets 0.11mb word
    • Teacher's Worksheets 0.04mb pdf
    • Glossary 0.03mb pdf
  • Fun with idioms

    Published in December 2011

    This week’s lesson introduces a selection of popular idiomatic expressions.

    Level
    Upper intermediate and above (equivalent to CEF level B2 and above)

    • British Versions
    • Student's Worksheets 0.02mb pdf
    • Student's Worksheets 0.16mb word
    • Teacher's Worksheets 0.02mb pdf
    • Glossary 0.01mb pdf
    • American Versions
    • Student's Worksheets 0.02mb pdf
    • Student's Worksheets 0.11mb word
    • Teacher's Worksheets 0.02mb pdf
    • Glossary 0.02mb pdf
  • Thanksgiving

    Published in November 2011

    This week’s lesson is about Thanksgiving, one of the most important annual celebrations in the United States. It is held on the fourth Thursday in November.

    Level
    Pre-intermediate and above (equivalent to CEF level A2–B1 and above)

    • British Versions
    • Student's Worksheets 0.04mb pdf
    • Student's Worksheets 0.15mb word
    • Teacher's Worksheets 0.03mb pdf
    • Glossary 0.03mb pdf
    • American Versions
    • Student's Worksheets 0.05mb pdf
    • Student's Worksheets 0.11mb word
    • Teacher's Worksheets 0.04mb pdf
    • Glossary 0.03mb pdf

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