All Listening articles – Page 10

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    Sherlock: The Norwood Builder: Chapter 2

    In Chapter 2, Inspector Lestrade arrests McFarlane in Holmes’s apartment, but Holmes asks the inspector to let McFarlane speak before they take him away. Lestrade gives him just half an hour to tell his side of the story.

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    Sherlock: The Norwood Builder

    In Chapter 1, McFarlane bursts into Holmes’s apartment on Baker Street and begs him for help. The police are chasing him but he has just enough time to pique Holmes’s interest before Inspector Lestrade, of Scotland Yard, rushes in.

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    Lesson Share: Macmillan Life Skills: Study Skills – Short answer questions

    In this Macmillan Life Skills lesson, students become experts on obscure topics and practice skimming to find answers to questions their classmates have written developing the following life skills: analysing and extracting key information, evaluating content of a reply or argument, and time management.

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    Full Circle: Part 8

    This advanced-level story is about two writers who were once friends. Their lives have taken very different directions since they left university. One has become a successful novelist; the other is poor and out of work. An advertisement in the paper brings the two together in a new relationship, one ...

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    Full Circle: Part 7

    This advanced-level story is about two writers who were once friends. Their lives have taken very different directions since they left university. One has become a successful novelist; the other is poor and out of work. An advertisement in the paper brings the two together in a new relationship, one ...

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    Full Circle: Part 6

    This advanced-level story is about two writers who were once friends. Their lives have taken very different directions since they left university. One has become a successful novelist; the other is poor and out of work. An advertisement in the paper brings the two together in a new relationship, one ...

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    Full Circle: Part 5

    This advanced-level story is about two writers who were once friends. Their lives have taken very different directions since they left university. One has become a successful novelist; the other is poor and out of work. An advertisement in the paper brings the two together in a new relationship, one ...

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    Beyond: Arts and Media: Graffiti

    In this lesson, students read about famous walls and graffiti, create their own graffiti artwork, describe a bedroom wall and learn wall idioms.

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    Macmillan Life Skills: Self / Social – My kind of people

    In this Macmillan Life Skills lesson, students complete sentences about people, things and places they like. Then, they ask each other questions to find out about their classmates’ preferences developing the following life skills: expressing your opinion and accepting diversity.

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    Full Circle: Part 4

    This advanced-level story is about two writers who were once friends. Their lives have taken very different directions since they left university. One has become a successful novelist; the other is poor and out of work. An advertisement in the paper brings the two together in a new relationship, one ...

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    Full Circle: Part 3

    This advanced-level story is about two writers who were once friends. Their lives have taken very different directions since they left university. One has become a successful novelist; the other is poor and out of work. An advertisement in the paper brings the two together in a new relationship, one ...

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    Full Circle: Part 2

    This advanced-level story is about two writers who were once friends. Their lives have taken very different directions since they left university. One has become a successful novelist; the other is poor and out of work. An advertisement in the paper brings the two together in a new relationship, one ...

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    The Prince and the Pauper: Chapter 16

    The audio and activities for the final part of this elementary-level Macmillan Reader are now available to all Staff Room members. In Chapter 16, we find out what happens to Miles. We also learn about Tom’s future and the life of the young king.

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    The Prince and the Pauper: Chapter 15

    The audio and activities for this elementary-level Macmillan Reader are now available to all Staff Room members. In Chapter 15, a new king is crowned but which of the boys wears the crown? Edward, son of Henry, the rightful heir to the throne or the poor beggar boy, ’King Tom’, ...

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    The Prince and the Pauper: Chapter 14

    The audio and activities for this elementary-level Macmillan Reader are now available to all Staff Room members. In Chapter 14, Tom rides through the streets of London on his way to Westminster Abbey and the coronation. He is enjoying his life as future king until a chance encounter with someone ...

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    Macmillan Life Skills: Career / Work – Who gets the money?

    In this Macmillan Life Skills lesson, students work in groups to expand on a business idea and present it to the rest of the class developing the following life skills: critical thinking and citizenship.

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    Full Circle: Part 1

    In this lesson, students will set up the cultural and historical background to the story and write a short text describing an early-morning routine.

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    A Time to Travel: USA: Man on the moon

    In this lesson, students will learn about the first moon landing.

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    The Prince and the Pauper: Chapter 13

    The audio and activities for this elementary-level Macmillan Reader are now available to all Staff Room members. In Chapter 13, we hear about Tom’s life in the palace, and how he stops worrying.

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    The Prince and the Pauper: Chapter 12

    The audio and activities for this elementary-level Macmillan Reader are now available to all Staff Room members. In Chapter 12, Edward and Miles find themselves in prison but help is at hand and they manage to get out. However, some disturbing news for Edward means that he can’t afford to ...