Tablets in the classroom – A* Article

Tablets in the classroom - A* Article
The public is divided about your government’s recent proposal to replace textbooks with tablets in all schools across the country. Here are some comments people have expressed in this regard. “Finally, it’ll relieve my second-grader from a lot of backache. Need I say his backpack weighs almost 15kgs?” “More screen time? Don’t they know how ...

Computer games: a contemporary boon or time bomb?

Computer games: a contemporary boon or time bomb?
Exercise 7 In class, you have had a discussion about playing computer games. Your teacher has asked you to write an article for the school magazine on this subject. Here are two comments from your friends: When my brother plays computer games for a long time, his personality seems to change. Playing computer games helps… ...

The role of businesses in the world of sports

The role of businesses in the world of sports
By Maryam Ruuya Is it a profound concept that companies sponsor events just for the boost of sales they receive? However, in this modern era, there is a school of thought that various firms, may be contributing on account of their societal concern and as an attempt to develop the field of sports. This article ...

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… ...