Monday, 14 April 2014

SONG BY U2 - ORDINARY LOVE - ALL LEVELS

Here is a song by rock band U2. It was written to honour Nelson Mandela and is included in the biography film Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.

Friday, 4 April 2014

SPEAKOUT - THE PAST - BASIC LEVEL

JUSTICE - ADVANCED LEVEL

Watch and find out what ordinary people think of justice.

WHAT IS THE CRIME? - ADVANCED LEVEL

You want to know what the crime is? You aren't sure what to call a crime. Well, read the clues and click on the right crime.

Careless criminals
Criminal identification

BULLYING - ADVANCED LEVEL

This is an article on the way a mom punishes her own daughter for bullying other classmates. I recommend you to read it and watch the news item at the bottom of the page.

Mom Cybershames Daughter for Online Bullying. Who's the Bully Now?

Lady Gaga is launching a charity in the US to help young people with anti-bullying issues. Read the article

CRIME - ADVANCED LEVEL

This week we have been dealing with crime in advanced level and we've felt really pleased to have an ex police officer at school. It's been a rewarding experience to see how students interacted and the way they have put into practice all they've been learning. To follow with this topic, I thought you could also find interesting to do activities like the ones below:

  • Crime vocabulary
  • More on crime terminology
  • Listen to the audio passage and answer the multiple choice questions. Now try this other audio on thefts
  • Read the ESL passage about crime in the city. Fill in the blanks with the correct word.
  • Games - There is a list of words related on crime. From a list, you decide what type of game you want to play.

BBC MODERN SPIES - ADVANCED LEVEL

Have a look at the world of spies. I've come across these two videos which might interest you.

BBC Modern Spies - Part 1

BBC Modern Spies - Part 2