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Environment Day 5 June 2003
Each year on 5 June World Environment Day is
commemorated. This day is used to increase worldwide awareness of the environment.
This year the theme is "Water - Two Billion People are Dying for It!".
You can learn more about this and past themes by clicking
World No Tobacco Day - 31 May 2003
This year World
No Tobacco Day will focus on the role of the fashion and film world in fostering
the worldwide tobacco epidemic and urge them to stop being used as vehicles of
death and disease. The world of film and fashion cannot be accused of causing
cancer. But they do not have to promote a product that does. Additional information
about this can be found here.
years since world's highest mountain climb
On 29 May it will be 50 years
since Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay climbed the 8850 metre Mt. Everest
summit. Use this featured lesson to celebrate their achievement.
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this week's new resources:
Advanced Instant Workbook - Pampering
Pets in Style
Health spas for dogs in Japan.
Skills: Ordering a reading
text and inversion - changing word order for emphasis.
Instant Lesson - Rats Rats Rats
With nearly four million rats born every
day experts have warned that the rodents could spread more disease through towns
and cities in developing nations. (Rats and the spread of disease, pest control,
vocabulary work, understanding the main idea, listening gap fill, prediction,
true or false, shouting dictation game, pair crossword, although and because.)
Instant Lesson - Shopper Guilt
Do you ever wonder why you have a closet
full of items you never use or have used just once? Canadian researchers found
that retail shoppers often buy from helpful salespeople because they want to reciprocate
a personal connection. (Shopping, relationships, discussion, multiple choice questions,
true or false, conditional, matching, survey.)
Anna Grammar - Idioms
and Phrasal Verbs
What are the differences between an idiom and a phrasal
Weekly Warmer -Sharon's Game - Homophones
This warmer is
a lively way to review homophones and get some exercise!
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of the week:
"We make a living by what we get, but we make a life
by what we give." - Sir Winston Churchill.