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Featured Lessons: April Fool's Day - 1 April 2003
Teach your students about the history of April Fool's Day and learn about some strange tricks that people have played on their friends. See the featured lessons here.

Coming Soon
World Health Day is on 7 April. See next week's newsletter for more information about these featured lessons.

The new English-To-Go website
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Here are this week's new resources:

Instant Workbook - Pre-Intermediate - "Safe SUVs?"
An interview with a contented SUV owner.
Skills: Listening - there are 2 exercises for you to do.

Pre-Intermediate Instant Lesson - "Safe SUVs?"
In a land where bigger is usually thought of as better, Americans love their sports utility vehicles and they are not going to give them up.

Intermediate Instant Lesson - "For a Laugh"
The usual swag of April Fool's Day pranks and jokes featured widely in the world's media on April Fool's Day 2002, from the Romanian newspaper item calling for bribes to be legalized to the Internet report that Canadian Finance Minister Paul Martin would quit his job to breed cows and ducks.

Advanced Instant Lesson - "Up, up and away!"
It's a bird! It's a plane! It's a strap-on flying machine. And it could be yours on eBay for $1 million with just one catch -- you have to agree not to use it.

Anna Grammar - Hear and Listen
Anna gives a suggestion for explaining the difference between hear and listen to eighth-graders.

Weekly Warmer - Simon Said...
This is a fun way to review reported speech for orders using the sentence structure told + object + to + infinitive.

See the new resources here.

Quote of the week:
"Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek, but a means by which we arrive at that goal." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

Have a great week teaching!
The English-To-Go Team.
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