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The Commonwealth Games in Manchester are going great guns! The games' focus is on the Spirit of Friendship, in which people of all nations come together to celebrate their multi-cultural diversity in the sports arena. You can find more information about The Sprit of Friendship here http://www.commonwealthgames.com

Don't forget that our featured lessons are based on this year's Commonwealth Games. You can find them here:

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* Today's Top Teaching Tips!... "Do your students cheat in class?"
* Instant Workbook............. "Accent on Second Language Development"
* Elementary Lesson............ "Party Time!"
* Intermediate Lesson.......... "Housework Bad For Health?"
* Upper Intermediate Lesson.... "Leeches Make Medical Comeback"
* Anna Grammar................. "Passive - Have something done"
* Weekly Warmer................ "Finders Keepers"
* Max Vocab.................... "Fabric"
* The Last Word................ "Liberal Politicians..."

Today's Top Teaching Tips! - What to do if you suspect that students are
cheating in class.

* Discuss the issue with Management. What is school policy? Is cheating viewed differently in this culture?
* Insist students leave all personal items outside.
* Seat students individually and space the desks well.
* Discuss how you view 'cheating' with students and clarify the consequences.

Instant Workbook - Advanced Level - "Accent on Second Language Development"
Hearing a second language spoken day-to-day will not translate into fluency but it may help children speak with a more convincing accent, results of a study suggest. Available from 10 July 2002

Elementary Lesson - "Party Time!"
Britain's second richest man spent $17.5 million on a party for 600 guests on a luxury liner. He is known for being very careful with his money, but he treated his guests to a week of luxury living and exclusive entertainment. Available from 01 August 2002

Intermediate Lesson - "Housework Bad For Health?"
It's exhausting, time consuming and although it counts as physical activity, housework does not improve health or help to shed those excess pounds, British researchers say. Available from 01 August 2002

Upper-Intermediate Lesson - "Leeches Make Medical Comeback"
A cheap natural therapy for arthritis has been recommended by scientists - hirudo medicinalis, or more simply, leeches. Available from 01 August 2002

Anna Grammar - "Passive - Have something done"
Luke from China asks about having things done! Available from 31 July 2002

Weekly Warmer - "Finders Keepers"
An exciting way to teach prepositions and there is even a prize at the end of the activity! Available from 31 July 2002

Max Vocab - "Fabric"
Max takes us through words to do with fabric. Available from 01 August 2002

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The Last Word
Liberal politicians make enemies on their Left and Right!

Quote of the week: "Learning is what most adults will do for a living in the 21st century." - Perelman.

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