LEVEL: UPPER-INTERMEDIATE CEF: B2
DATE: NOVEMBER / DECEMBER 2011
Pages 2 & 3: CLUB News
Three specially selected news stories from around the UK and U.S with photos to inspire debate and discussion
CD: Track 6: Listen to teens discussing their fears and phobias.
Pages 4 & 5: In the Headlines
Ryan Giggs vs. Twitter: the Battle for Free Speech
Twitter is becoming the site for breaking news stories and gossip ・CLUB investigates how some celebrities have tried to block stories about them on it.
Language Focus: Technology Vocabulary
Pages 6: Teen Tales
Gran wore my Prom Dress!
CLUB meets Margaret and Leanne, a grandmother and granddaughter, who share clothes!
Language Focus: borrow vs. lend
Cultural input: The generation gap
CD: Track 7: Listen to a discussion about the generation gap.
Page 7: Our World
Planking: the New Internet Craze!
What is planking? CLUB looks at this new and dangerous craze!
Cultural input: Internet crazes
Pages 8 & 9: Global Teens
South Korean Teen
CLUB interviews teenager Minsu Chun about life in Seoul, South Korea.
Language focus: Modals for advice
Cultural input: South Korea
Pages 10 & 11: Spotlight On・
Kellan Lutz: 的知 a Workaholic!・
We look at the Twilight actor痴 hectic schedule.
Also includes a personality quiz for students:
Are you a workaholic?
Language focus: Passives
Pages 12 & 13: Then and Now
The Fall of the Berlin Wall
CLUB looks back on the events surrounding the fall of the Berlin Wall, and the end of Communism in Eastern Germany
Language Focus: Creative writing
Cultural input: The Berlin Wall
Page 14: So You Want To Be A ・Teacher
Interview with Roanna, a young geography teacher from Birmingham. Includes advice for teens looking to work in education.
Cultural input: Schools in the UK
Page 15: The Hotlist
The best in entertainment for November and December!
Cultural input: Twilight, World Children痴 Day,
Call of Duty and iPhone Food Covers
Page 16: The Image
Riots in England
The story behind a photo of London during the riots that shocked and shamed the country.