20.11.11

Audio: The Airbus A380

A2, B1, B2

In this activity from the British Council Professional English site, you will hear somebody giving a short talk on the A380 aircraft made by Airbus. Audio time: 3 minutes.  Activity time: 5 to 30 minutes.


Task: Listen to the audio and make notes on the following points:
- Size of the aircraft
- Fuel efficiency
- Construction in Europe
- The USA connection

Listen two or three times as necessary. Then go to the tapescript to check your answers.
 
Listen to the audio here
See the complete tapescript here.

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18.11.11

Proverbs Crossword

B1, B2, C1

This activity is from the BBC Learning English website. You will do a crossword in which you will learn some common English proverbs. Activity time: 10 to 25 minutes

Task: Go to the activity. Click on the numbers in yellow to see the clues, then type the word. If you need help, there is a link for each clue to another page on the BBC site  (e.g. "For help, visit Quiznet")

Go to the task here.
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