PAGES 2&3: CURRENT NEWS 24/7
1. LIBYA/SYRIA “Arab revolutions!
2. SPAIN “Romance…and protest
3. UK / U.S. “The new book?”
4. IRELAND “The Queen’s bow”
5. Tahlor Lautner in The Abduction
6. World Rugby Cup: New Zealand 2011
7. West Side Story: 50 years of a classic
What makes the English language so hot? The instant creation of new words that reflect the pace and lifestyle of today’s world.
Do you know the below word?
This month issue 1: frenemy (n)
PAGES 5 : THE BIG STORY
Could teachers read your private mobile messages?
A new law in the UK might mean teachers can access pupils’ mobiles. Is this necessary, or an invasion of privacy?
Cultural input: Bullying
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PAGES 6 & 8: REALITY CHECK
”Age-orexia” “I have ageing worse than death”.
As more and more teens fear growing- and looking-older, they face a new syndrome called “age-orexia”.
Language Focus: prefixes
Listen to teens talking about getting older.
Watch people in London talk about ageing.
PAGES 9: 60 SECONDS WITH…..
We interview the actor most famous for his starring role in Billy Elliot
He was the 14-year-old Geordie boy who played Billy Elliot. But there’s more to Jamie Bell than that ballet movie. This year, he’s back with four films. CURRENT finds out more……
Language focus ：Little did I …
PAGE 10- 13: PHOTO REPORT
JAPAN DISASTER: TRAGEDY AND HOPE
An investigation into the devastating earthquake
Language Focus: Discussing natural disasters
Cultural input: Japan
PAGE 14-16: THE BUSS
Lily Allen’s Rollercoaster Life
CURRENT takes an in-depth look into Lily Allen’s turbulent life
PAGES 17-19: EVOLUTION ENGLISH
Twitter Takes Over
How has Twitter affected the English Language
Cultural input: English Language and technology
Listen to teens talking about Twitter “speak”
PAGES 20-21: 1-HOUR EXPERT
UK Census 2011: The last Census Ever?
This year the UK had a census. Why was it controversial?
Culture input: The UK Census, UK population
Listen to tens giving their opinions on the census.
PAGES 22 : LANGUAGE CHECKPOINT
Activities to accompany three articles from the magazine
1. Japan Disaster: Tragedy and Hope
2. Lily Allen’s rollercoaster life
3. Twitter takes over
PAGES 23: CURRENT TV
CURRENT TV: Watch people in London talk about ageing.
PAGES 24: FLASHPOINT
9/11: 10 Years On
On the anniversary of 0/11, CURRENT looks at the effects of Osama Bin Laden’s death and the future for Ground Zero.