Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Britain hit by 100-mile band of snow

Here is a short video to help you revise some weather vocabulary.
Jan 17. A band of snow and ice brings freezing temperatures to Britain. Report by Conor Mcnally.

For full screen view click here.

Monday, January 18, 2016

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

2015 Year in Review

How much do you know about the stories that made news in 2015? Test your memory of some of the year’s memorable moments with the following quizzes.

2015 Quiz of the Year (an awesome quiz created by Jeffrey Hill - The English Blog)

Farewell, 2015 | A Year-End Special News Quiz (The Learning Network - Teaching and Learning with The New York Times)

World news quiz: The highs and lows of 2015 (PBS NewsHour)

Telegraph Quiz of the Year 2015 (The Telegraph)

The Observer quiz of the year 2015

The world news quiz of 2015 (The Guardian)

Year in Review Quiz 2015 (The Globe and Mail)

2015 Major World Events

Major Events 2015 - Know What Happened in 2015 (Maps of World)

Year in Review: 13 Biggest News Stories of 2015 (ABC News)

2015 Year in Review Slideshow: World News (infoplease.com)