This week we turned to the recent achiements of the James Webb spaceship to talk about the topic of space and space exploration.
Learners can try an exercise from Breaking News English about Space Exploration or What is Space Junk?
For original version listening listen to these podcasts about the James Webb Telescope: The James Webb Telescope, and The James Webb Time Machine.
Learners can try an article from VOA English called Major Space Missions planned for 2022.
For original version, check out some articles from Vox's Unexplainable Series:The largest space telescope in history is about to blow our minds orThe quest to avert an asteroid apocalypse is going surprisingly well.
Consider one of the following creative writing prompts:
This week we turned to the annual New York Times Travel compilation, 52 places to Visit in 2022. Check out the full list here.
Learners can try an exercise from Breaking News English about Ecotourism - Breaking News English
For original version listening try an episode from the podcast How Not to Travel about how to travel while being respectful of local cultures.
Learners can try a text from the British Council about Voluntourism or Czeching out Prague!
For original version, read some of entries on the full list. For a virtual experience, check out the list for the virtual traveler, read the descriptions and do some exploring!
This week for writing, please write an article about one of your destinations for 2022 (you can dream big!). Please use descriptive adjectives to describe the place. Why do you think it could be a fantastic place to visit in the year ahead?