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
Music subscription services, including Spotify and Deezer, have broken through the $1bn sales barrier worldwide, as increasing numbers of fans choose to pay for music online.
Some mystery shoppers can be paid up to £40,000 a year to feed back on customer service, but what does the job involve? This news lesson examines what it means to be a mystery shopper.
Rich in calcium, iron and protein, gluten-free teff offers Ethiopia the promise of new and lucrative markets in the west. The Ethiopian government is leading a drive to double its production by 2015.
In response to a government call for the public to save the country’s industrial production sector, Frenchman Benjamin Carle attempted to live for ten months using only French-made products. At the end of his experiment, Carle was declared 96.9% made in France.