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 -… ...

Search Engines – A* Model Article

Search Engines - A* Model Article
Question 7 Some people say that we rely too much on search engines like Google and Bing to obtain information. Here are some comments people have made on the issue. If you know what you want to know, you can find it out on Google.” How can you trust the information on the Internet?” Write… ...