Brush up your vocabulary to discuss current affairs in English


> expand your vocabulary and be able to talk about complicated themes; fake news, lies and crime

> work on your comprehension skills, especially understanding British English speakers

About this course

This one is action-packed! Full of video clips, LOTS of new vocabulary and thought-provoking themes. (I’ve also managed to throw some comedy in to lighten the serious mood 👍😉)

We’ll work our way through the first unit which is dedicated to telling lies: highlights from his lesson include a hilarious clip from ‘Would I lie to You‘ and a lecture from one of our EDA friends, Joelle from Oxford.

We’ll then move on to talking about fake and misleading news before ending the module on the topic of crime.

What you will learn

A lot of advanced vocabulary connected with lies, fake news and crime, with a big focus on comprehension.

Main skills developed: listening & reading. Secondary skills practised: writing, speaking

What is the final activation project?

I’ll be challenging you this month with a series of timed ‘stream of consciousness’ writing tasks. You’ll then have a precision writing task to do and a fluency speaking task.

Bonus materials:

  • Article: Beyond Fake News – 10 Types of Misleading News,
  • Reference guide: A-Z Crime Word List

Do I receive feedback and guidance on this course?

Yes! You’ll get feedback from our qualified teachers on your work throughout the course and also on your final assignment in the activation project

Is there a certificate?

Yes! At the end of the course you will find a short progress test. To earn your certificate you must pass the test with a score of 60% or higher.

Access period

You’ll have access to this course for 18 month from day of purchase.

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Course Includes

  • 6 Lessons
  • 20 Tasks
  • 1 Quiz