Weekly topical news lessons
Weekly news lessons for Staff Room members. The lessons in this section are available at elementary, intermediate and advanced levels. Weekly news lessons are sourced from the Guardian, onestopenglish's principal news partner.
Please note: All news lessons are available on the site for a full year from the date of publication. They are then removed to make way for new, fresh and up-to-date news lessons.
Latest weekly news lessons
Danish toy company reveals a big rise in profits as children buy products linked to the highly successful Lego Movie.
Environmentalists and animal-rights supporters have opposed the Ice Bucket Challenge campaign but, for the UK’s MND Association, the £4.5m is a ’fabulous’ boost.
Weekly news lesson 408: 2nd October 2014: Scottish referendum: Cameron pledges devolution revolution after no vote
PM hails Scotland’s 55%-45% vote to remain inside UK as a defiant Alex Salmond pays tribute to “triumph of democracy”.
Weekly news lesson 407: 25th September 2014: Kate Bush asks fans not to use phones or tablets at concert
Singer joins growing backlash against filming performances, telling fans she wants to have contact with them as an audience.