- Volvo will start making only all-electric cars (July 07, 2017) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
"The car company Volvo has said it will start making all-electric cars. All new cars it makes from 2019 will have an electric motor."
Try the same news story at these easier levels: Electric Cars - Level 0, Electric Cars - Level 1 or Electric Cars - Level 2
Make sure you try all of the online activities for this reading and listening - There are dictations, multiple choice, drag and drop activities, crosswords, hangman, flash cards, matching activities and a whole lot more. Please enjoy :-)
- Perfect body to survive traffic accidents created (July 24, 2016) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
"A road safety organisation in Australia has created a mock-up of the perfect body needed to survive a car crash."
Try the same news story at these easier levels: Level 4 or Level 5
- Texting while walking is dangerous (March 12, 2014) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
"Reading or writing text messages while you are walking is dangerous. A new study says it is more dangerous than texting while driving."
- Campaign to ban car hands-free phones (November 20, 2013) - a lesson with AUDIO
"A major road-safety campaign is under way in Britain to get hands-free mobile phones banned.
The charity Brake is also calling for motorists to switch off their phones while driving."
- EU plans to stop cars speeding (September 5, 2013) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
"The European Union has a plan to stop cars speeding. It hopes to reduce the number of people who die in traffic accidents.
Around 30,000 lives are lost each year on Europe's roads."
Car Free Day - 21 September 2005
- a lesson plan with "a news article, listening (MP3 file) , communication activities,
pair work, discussion, reading and vocabulary exercises."
car day - a lesson plan with AUDIO