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
Weekly news lesson 402: 21st August 2014: Loneliness: a silent plague that is hurting young people most
For young Britons, loneliness is an epidemic – and they are even more likely to fall victim to its insidious dangers than the elderly.
In-flight science: why an aeroplane is the best place to see a rainbow and the worst place to drink tea.
A study at Newcastle University is the first to find wide-ranging differences between organic and conventional fruits, vegetables and cereals.
A report from psychologists at Virginia and Harvard Universities tackles the question of why most of us find it so hard to sit and do nothing.