(CURRENT September / October 2013)
Cover page: This woman changed Britain forever. (see page 18)
Cover question: What do these newspaper headlines tell you about Margaret Thatcher?
Page 2-5: NEWS 24/7
Specially selected news stories from around the world.
Modern / makeover (UK)
Going to dogs? (UK) WORD SMART going to the dogs, watchdog, dog days
Running scared (U.S.)
The APP (Summly)
The QUESTION Should Saudi women be allowed to drive?
Would you eat it? (GERMANY)
Mass destruction (U>S.)
The TWEET (What a man, what a football manager and what a legend...)
Page 6-7 UP CLOSE (Online activity and language activity)
This article explains how British supermodel, Cara Delevingne became so successful and looks at her unusual personality.
Page 8-10: REALITY CHECK
(Online activity and listening activity and Video activity and language activity)
Current looks into our changing shopping habits and asks what the future for the high street is. .
Page 11-13: CURRENT WORLD; (Online activity and language activity)
How do you deal with tough social problems? Some public organisations are using hard-hitting posters. CURRENT investigates how effective these are.
Page 14-17: THE BUSS (Online activity and Listening and Language activity)
TV SOAPS; What makes a great cliffhanger?
Page 18-19:CULTURE UNCOVERED (Online activity and language activity)
Following her death in April this year, CURRENT explains What effect Margaret Thatcher had on Britain and what different governments around the world thought of her.
Page 20-21: EVOLUTION ENGLISH
How “geek” became “chic”
Page 22-23: LANGUAGE CHECKPOINT
This page is for language activities to accompany articles from the magazine.
Page 24: FLASHPOINT (Online activity)
125 YEARS AGO, Jack the Ripper stalks London!
CURRENT gives some background to these gruesome, crimes which have never been solved.