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
Black Friday scuffles: ‘I got a Dyson but I don’t even know if I want it’.
Weekly news lesson 418: 11th December 2014: Pacific Islanders sail 11,000km to deliver message of ocean protection
A fleet of four Polynesian vaka travels to the World Parks Congress in Sydney carrying a simple message: the ocean may be vast but it is not limitless, and it needs protecting.
Nigerian initiative Wecyclers shows that recycling isn’t all about hi-tech solutions, and also enables low-income communities to make money from waste.
The burger chain is facing problems abroad but nothing as serious as the year-long decline in its huge home market.
Weekly news lessons archive
The full archive of available weekly news lessons published in 2014.
2014 has been a dramatic year, from the World Cup hysteria back in July, to the Scottish referendum and Ice Bucket Challenge that became hot topics on social media. Take a look back at some of the highlights and biggest news stories of 2014, as we round up a few of the monthly and weekly news lessons from the Guardian that got us talking this year.