Space travel – A Star Model Article

Space travel - A Star Model Article
Exercise 7 In your English class, you have had a discussion about whether governments should spend money on exploring space. Here are two comments from students in your class: We might need to live on another planet in the future! Think how much money it costs! Write an article for your teacher, giving your views…. ...

Learning new languages – A* Article

Learning new languages - A* Article
There is so much emphasis put on learning foreign languages these days, but some people are not convinced about the advantages it brings. Here are some comments some people have expressed on the issue. “It is out of question that employers seek candidates who can speak major languages.” “I believe people are disrespecting their mother-tongue… ...

Apartments vs houses: A* Article

Apartments vs houses: A* Article
Some people enjoy living in apartments but others prefer to live in houses. Here are two comments on the subject: I prefer to have all of the up-to-date conveniences of a modern apartment. I think a traditional house is better for family life. Write an article for your school magazine, giving your views. Do you… ...

Building a Marina – A* Article

Building a Marina - A* Article
Your town council is proposing to build a marina in your area. Here are some comments from the public. More tourists will come to our town due to the marina. I am worried about the damage to the environment this would cause. Write an article for the local newspaper, giving your opinion. Building a Marina: A… ...

ESL Mini Theme – Motorbike Taxi

ESL Mini Theme - Motorbike Taxi
This mini theme comprises a reading comprehension task, gap fill listening exercises, note-making, summary writing and article writing. Student responses are included and commented for the summary writing task. The answer key is included in the PowerPoint Presentation. The audio is embedded as well. We hope you find it useful. Download: ESL Mini Theme -… ...