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24/05/2017


MANCHESTER ARENA ATTACK

Tony Walsh's inspirational poem to Manchester - 23 May 2017
(YouTube)

 

 

Soldiers deployed on streets in race to foil second terror attack after threat level raised to 'critical' - 24 May 2017
(telegraph.co.uk)

World monuments illuminated with Britain's Union flag in tribute to Manchester victims - VIDEO + Pictures - 24 May 2017
(telegraph.co.uk)

Cities around the world pay union flag tributes to Manchester - Pictures - 24 May 2017
(theguardian.com)

Manchester attack: front pages from around the world - 24 May 2017
(theguardian.com)

 

Salman Ramadan Abedi named by police as Manchester Arena attacker
"Manchester police say 22-year-old was responsible for suicide attack that killed 22 and injured 59 at Ariana Grande concert."
(theguardian.com)

 

Bombing at British Concert Kills 22, Injures Dozens - Text + Audio + Pictures - 23 May 2017
"At least 22 people were killed and 59 others injured on Monday in an explosion at a concert in the English city of Manchester.
A suicide bomber attacked Manchester Arena at the end of a performance by American pop star Ariana Grande."

(learningenglish.voanews.com)

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James BOND



Roger Moore's life and career in pictures: from knitwear model to 007 - 23 pictures - 24 May 2017
(telegraph.co.uk)


'Live and Let Die' (1973)

Sir Roger Moore: a life in pictures - 23 May 2017
"Sir Roger Moore has died in Switzerland aged 89 after a short battle with cancer. The actor will forever be remembered for his most famous role
as James Bond 007, which he made his own through a unique brand of humour and swagger."

(BBC)

James Bond Actor Roger Moore Dies at 89 - Text + Audio + Pictures - 23 May 2017
"British actor Roger Moore, best known for playing James Bond, has died. He was 89 years old."

(learningenglish.voanews.com)

Sir Roger Moore: his best roles - VIDEO - 23 May 2017
"A look at Sir Roger Moore's best roles on the silver screen and TV."

(telegraph.co.uk)

Sir Roger Moore – his finest car moments - 14 pictures - 23 May 2017
(telegraph.co.uk)

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IMMIGRATION / REFUGEES

US Farmers, Farmworkers Concerned About Immigration Policies - Text + Audio + Pictures - 23 May 2017
"Most immigrants working on American farms are Hispanic and come from Mexico or Central America.
Many of them entered the United States illegally, and have settled in rural communities across the country."

(learningenglish.voanews.com)

Outnumbering refugees two to one: how the world ignores war's greatest scandal
"Norwegian Refugee Council report reveals extent of the hidden crisis that forced 31 million people – one every second
– to flee within their countries last year."

(theguardian.com)

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CONFEDERATE STATUES

Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s Address on Removal of Four Confederate Statues - 19 May 2017
"On Friday, May 19, 2017, Mayor Mitch Landrieu delivered an address about the City of New Orleans’ efforts to remove monuments
that prominently celebrate the “Lost Cause of the Confederacy.” The statues were erected decades after the Civil War
to celebrate the “Cult of the Lost Cause,” a movement recognized across the South as celebrating and promoting white supremacy..."

(YouTube)
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(pulsegulfcoast.com)

 

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ENCOURAGE SPEAKING!

Four ways to encourage speaking in the ELL classroom by Larry Ferlazzo
(teachingenglish.org.uk)

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LESSON PLANS

Kenzo World - a lesson plan with a short film
"This ELT lesson plan is designed around a short video by Spike Jonze for Kenzo World. In the lesson students practise vocabulary
related to movement of the face and body, watch a video, recall details of the video and speak...."

Time: 60 minutes
(film-english.com)

 

Music for visualisation
"Music can be used in so many different ways in language teaching. This article looks at some ways of making the most of music
to raise students' awareness of their own creative powers in English. The activities described here, which include visualisation and collaborative story-making,
can be easily adapted to different level groups and types of courses..." 

(teachingenglish.org.uk)

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Pippa MIDDLETON'S WEDDING

Pippa Middleton's wedding reception details revealed: Meghan Markle sat apart from Harry, and waiters were models - 22 May 2017
Article + Pictures
(telegraph.co.uk)

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TRUMP / CIA / RUSSIA

Ex-CIA chief: Trump staff had enough contact with Russia to justify FBI inquiry - 23 May 2017
"John Brennan testifies about efforts to combat Moscow’s attempts to influence outcome of 2016 presidential election."

(theguardian.com)

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SHIPWRECKS

A tempestuous isle of 1,000 shipwrecks - 24 May 2017
"Between 500 and 1,000 shipwrecks were recorded around Quebec’s isolated Magdalen Islands
– and the descendants of the resilient survivors live to tell their stories."

Start the gallery!
(BBC)

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