BECAUSE READING IS THE BEST WAY TO EXPAND YOUR VOCABULARY
Germany probes arrested ‘IS cell’ Syrians for links to Paris attacks
Syrian conflict: US and Russia agree peace moves
Why is Libya so lawless?
North Korea nuclear test: Is it important?
Death for India acid attack convict
Red river near Arctic nickel plant examined by inspectors
Are you smarter than a US politician? (I got ALL the questions right – even those I didn’t know!)
Did jihadist Rashid Kassim lure French youths to plot attacks?
Conditions worsen in Calais jungle
UK, USA & Canada
Six times Clinton or Trump messed up (3 each)
What is the food that can really improve your eyesight?
SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY & ENVIRONMENT
How do trees talk to each other?
Apple’s iPhone 7 ditches traditional headphone socket
CULTURE (including LANGUAGE)
Four Loko: ‘Lose virginity’ drink in China sparks debate
The language rules we know, but don’t know we know
Turkey’s little-known Africans
Guinness World Record for bearded woman Harnaam Kaur
Question types (for telephone lessons)
On the title of the article: What does it mean? Do you agree with it?
On the subject of the article: What do you know about (the subject – names mentioned in the article)
Factual questions from the article; e.g. Which is Europe’s most popular airline?