1. Halal Meat (The Guardian)

1. Halal Meat
"As last traditional butcher retires, Paris suburb finds halal is the only option" by Elise Vincent
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N.B.
You are fully encouraged to read the above article and to note down the new words, phrases, and collocations.
Look up the new words in a dictionary and write down their meanings together with a context sentence for each word, taken from the article. Start building your personal dictionary (Word + Meaning + Context Sentence)
To read the whole article, kindly go to the following link:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/mar/06/le-medi-bospolder-housing-multiculturalism
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a) Spelling Exercises (keywords from the article) (Parapal)
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b) Speed Typing (phrases and collocations from the article) (Novel Games)
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c) Text Reconstruction Exercises (phrases and collocations from the article) (WebSequitur)
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d) Matching Exercises (phrases and collocations from the article) (StudyMate)
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e) Cloze Test Exercises [Dropdown] (phrases and collocations from the article) (Hot Potatoes)
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f) Cloze Test Exercises [Word List] (phrases and collocations from the article) (Hot Potatoes)
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g) Word Order (phrases and collocations from the article) (Quiz Press)
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h) Pick Your Words (Hangman) (phrases and collocations from the article) (StudyMate)
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i) Crosswords (Word Formation) (phrases and collocations from the article) (Crossword Forge)
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j) Word Search (phrases and collocations from the article) (Novel Games)
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Exercises by Michael A. Riccioli
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2. "Football brings hope to favela youth" (The Guardian)

"Football brings hope to favela youth" (The Guardian Weekly, Tuesday 10 April 2012)
by
Max de Lotbinière
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N.B.
You are fully encouraged to read the above article and to note down the new words, phrases, and collocations.
Look up the new words in a dictionary and write down their meanings together with a context sentence for each word, taken from the article.
Start building your personal dictionary (
Word + Meaning + Context Sentence)
To read the whole article, kindly go to the following link:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/education/2012/apr/10/brazil-favela-english-youth-hope
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a) Words and their Definitions (words from the article) (Content Generator)
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b) Matching Exercises (phrases and collocations from the article) (Content Generator)
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Exercises by Michael A. Riccioli

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CREDITS & COPYRIGHT INFORMATION:
I am most grateful to Guardian News & Media Ltd (2012) for granting me permission to use Guardian articles as source material for my website.

3. "Migrants left to die after catalogue of failures, (…)"

"Migrants left to die after catalogue of failures, says report into boat tragedy"
Council of Europe investigator says deaths of migrants adrift in Mediterranean exposes double standards in valuing human life (The Guardian Weekly, 28 March 2012)
by Jack Shenker


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N.B. You are fully encouraged to read the above article and to note down the new words, phrases, and collocations.
Look up the new words in a dictionary and write down their meanings together with a context sentence for each word, taken from the article.
Start building your personal dictionary (
Word + Meaning + Context Sentence)
To read the whole article, kindly go to the following link:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/mar/28/left-to-die-migrants-boat-inquiry

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QuizImage Builder for their lovely application!
QuizImage

a) Collocations: find the missing words (QuizImage Builder)
b) Spot the Words! (QuizImage Builder)
c)
Spot the Words! (Synonyms) (QuizImage Builder)
d)
Matching Exercise 1 (QuizImage Builder)
e)
Matching Exercise 2 (QuizImage Builder)
f) Matching Exercise 3 (QuizImage Builder)
g)
Matching Exercise 4 (QuizImage Builder)
h)
Matching Exercise 5 (QuizImage Builder)
i)
Matching Exercise 6 (QuizImage Builder)
j)
Matching Exercise 7 (QuizImage Builder)
k)
Matching Exercise 8 (QuizImage Builder)
l)
Matching Exercise 9 (QuizImage Builder)
Exercises by Michael A. Riccioli
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4. "How a migrant boat (…)"

4. "How a migrant boat was left adrift on the Mediterranean - They were told they would reach Lampedusa within 18 hours. It was 15 days before the survivors touched land again"
by Jack Shenker (The Guardian Weekly,
28 March 2012)
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N.B.
You are fully encouraged to read the above article and to note down the new words, phrases, and collocations.
Look up the new words in a dictionary and write down their meanings together with a context sentence for each word, taken from the article. Start building your personal dictionary (Word + Meaning + Context Sentence)
To read the whole article, kindly go to the following link:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/mar/28/migrant-boat-adrift-mediterranean

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a) Jigsaw Puzzle 1 (JiXii) (Please be patient while JAVA is loading)
b)
Jigsaw Puzzle 2 (JiXii)
c)
Jigsaw Puzzle 3 (JiXii)

Exercises by Michael A. Riccioli
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JiXii (application for jigsaw puzzles)

5. "How a migrant boat was left adrift on the Mediterranean"

"How a migrant boat was left adrift on the Mediterranean - They were told they would reach Lampedusa within 18 hours. It was 15 days before the survivors touched land again"
by Jack Shenker (The Guardian Weekly,
28 March 2012)
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N.B.
You are fully encouraged to read the above article and to note down the new words, phrases, and collocations.
Look up the new words in a dictionary and write down their meanings together with a context sentence for each word, taken from the article. Start building your personal dictionary (Word + Meaning + Context Sentence)
To read the whole article, kindly go to the following link:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/mar/28/migrant-boat-adrift-mediterranean

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1. Matching and Writing Exercise 1

2.
Matching and Writing Exercise 2

Exercises by Michael A. Riccioli
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I am most grateful to Guardian News & Media Ltd (2012) for granting me permission to use Guardian articles as source material for my website.
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- I would like to thank D. Jasun Carr, PhD Candidate and Project Assistant (University of Wisconsin) who gave me the possibility to use their Case Scenario/Critical Reader Builder (CSCR) application to generate the exercises.

6. "Flood alerts across England and Wales as south-west braces for 80mph storm"

"Flood alerts across England and Wales as south-west braces for 80mph storm. Somerset, Devon and Dorset at greatest risk of flooding as Environment Agency issues warnings as far north as Hull" Press Association
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N.B.
You are fully encouraged to read the above article and to note down the new words, phrases, and collocations.
Look up the new words in a dictionary and write down their meanings together with a context sentence for each word, taken from the article. Start building your personal dictionary (Word + Meaning + Context Sentence)
To read the whole article, kindly go to the following link:
http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2014/feb/08/flood-storm-alerts-england-wales-wind-somerset
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SPEED TYPING Exercises (B2+)
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Exercises by Michael A. Riccioli

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I am most grateful to Guardian News & Media Ltd (2012) for granting me permission to use Guardian articles as source material for my website.
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7. "Inside 'Billionaires Row'

"Inside 'Billionaires Row': London's rotting, derelict mansions worth £350m. The North London street where billionaires can buy homes, never live in them, let them rot and still make millions."
by Robert Booth - The Guardian, Friday 31 January 2014 18.15 GMT

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N.B.
You are fully encouraged to read the above article and to note down the new words, phrases, and collocations.
Look up the new words in a dictionary and write down their meanings together with a context sentence for each word, taken from the article. Start building your personal dictionary (Word + Meaning + Context Sentence)
To read the whole article, kindly go to the following link:
http://www.theguardian.com/society/2014/jan/31/inside-london-billionaires-row-derelict-mansions-hampstead

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SPEED TYPING Exercises (B2+)
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Exercises by Michael A. Riccioli

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8. "Fake-food scandal ..."

"Fake-food scandal revealed as tests show third of products mislabelled. Consumers are being sold drinks with banned flame-retardant additives, pork in beef, and fake cheese, laboratory tests show." by Felicity Lawrence - The Guardian, Saturday 8 February 2014
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N.B.
You are fully encouraged to read the above article and to note down the new words, phrases, and collocations.
Look up the new words in a dictionary and write down their meanings together with a context sentence for each word, taken from the article. Start building your personal dictionary (Word + Meaning + Context Sentence)
To read the whole article, kindly go to the following link:
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/feb/07/fake-food-scandal-revealed-tests-products-mislabelled
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SPEED TYPING Exercises (B2+)
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Exercises by Michael A. Riccioli

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I am most grateful to Guardian News & Media Ltd (2012) for granting me permission to use Guardian articles as source material for my website.
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9. "Low pay and one minor promotion .... ""

"Low pay and one minor promotion for the most honest man in Afghanistan. Kabul traffic police officer 'Uncle Saboor' has been lauded by presidents and praised by residents for his incorruptibility." by Kevin Sieff for the Washington Post - Guardian Weekly, Friday 31 January 2014 14.00 GMT
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N.B.
You are fully encouraged to read the above article and to note down the new words, phrases, and collocations.
Look up the new words in a dictionary and write down their meanings together with a context sentence for each word, taken from the article. Start building your personal dictionary (Word + Meaning + Context Sentence)
To read the whole article, kindly go to the following link:
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jan/31/afghanistan-corruption-honest-police-officer
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SPEED TYPING Exercises (B2+)
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Exercises by Michael A. Riccioli

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10. "Letter from Spain: warm farewell"

"Letter from Spain" by Ian Alexander - Guardian Weekly, Tuesday 29 April 2014 13.59 BST

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N.B.
You are fully encouraged to read the above article and to note down the new words, phrases, and collocations.
Look up the new words in a dictionary and write down their meanings together with a context sentence for each word, taken from the article. Start building your personal dictionary (Word + Meaning + Context Sentence)
To read the whole article, kindly go to the following link:
<http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/apr/29/letter-from-spain-death-burial-funeral-tradition>
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Punctuation Exercises (ParapalLearning) (B1+)
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Exercises by Michael A. Riccioli

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- I am most grateful to Guardian News & Media Ltd (2012) for granting me permission to use Guardian articles as source material for my website.
- Many thanks to Charlie Williams for his lovely Flash templates (Parapal Online)
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11. "How silver-tongued multinationals can win trust in development circles"

"How silver-tongued multinationals can win trust in development circles" by Jonathan Glennie - Guardian Weekly, Tuesday 29 April 2014 07.00 BST
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http://www.theguardian.com/global-development/poverty-matters/2014/apr/29/multinationals-business-global-development-regulation>
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N.B.
You are fully encouraged to read the above article and to note down the new words, phrases, and collocations.
Look up the new words in a dictionary and write down their meanings together with a context sentence for each word, taken from the article. Start building your personal dictionary (Word + Meaning + Context Sentence)
To read the whole article, kindly go to the following link:
<http://www.theguardian.com/global-development/poverty-matters/2014/apr/29/multinationals-business-global-development-regulation>
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Punctuation Exercises (ParapalLearning) (B1+)
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Exercises by Michael A. Riccioli

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CREDITS & COPYRIGHT INFORMATION:

- I am most grateful to Guardian News & Media Ltd (2012) for granting me permission to use Guardian articles as source material for my website.
- Many thanks to Charlie Williams for his lovely Flash templates (Parapal Online)
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12. "How the Russian economy has taken a turn for the worse."

"How the Russian economy has taken a turn for the worse" by Larry Elliott, economics editor - Guardian Weekly, Wednesday 30 April 2014 19.07 BST
<http://www.theguardian.com/business/economics-blog/2014/apr/30/russian-economy-turn-for-the-worse>
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N.B.
You are fully encouraged to read the above article and to note down the new words, phrases, and collocations.
Look up the new words in a dictionary and write down their meanings together with a context sentence for each word, taken from the article. Start building your personal dictionary (Word + Meaning + Context Sentence)
To read the whole article, kindly go to the following link:
<
http://www.theguardian.com/business/economics-blog/2014/apr/30/russian-economy-turn-for-the-worse>
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Punctuation Exercises (ParapalLearning) (B1+)
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Exercises by Michael A. Riccioli

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CREDITS & COPYRIGHT INFORMATION:

- I am most grateful to Guardian News & Media Ltd (2012) for granting me permission to use Guardian articles as source material for my website.
- Many thanks to Charlie Williams for his lovely Flash templates (Parapal Online)
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13. 'Drug traffickers devastate rainforest'

'Drug traffickers devastate rainforest' by Frédéric Saliba (The Guardian Weekly 18.04.2014 - Le Monde)


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N.B.
You are fully encouraged to read the above article and to note down the new words, phrases, and collocations.
Look up the new words in a dictionary and write down their meanings together with a context sentence for each word, taken from the article. Start building your personal dictionary (Word + Meaning + Context Sentence)
To read the whole article, kindly go to the following link:
<
http://www.theguardian.com/business/economics-blog/2014/apr/30/russian-economy-turn-for-the-worse>
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Matching Exercises
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Exercises by Michael A. Riccioli

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- I am most grateful to Guardian News & Media Ltd (2012) for granting me permission to use Guardian articles as source material for my website.
- Many thanks to Charlie Williams for his lovely Flash templates (Parapal Online)
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14. Collocations from the Press (The Guardian Weekly)

Collocations from the Press (The Guardian Weekly - 30th May 2014)
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Exercises by Michael A. Riccioli (Teacher Teaching Templates)

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- I am most grateful to Guardian News & Media Ltd (2012) for granting me permission to use Guardian articles as source material for my website.

15. Collocations from the Press (The Guardian Weekly - 6th June 2014)

Collocations from the Press (The Guardian Weekly - 6th June 2014)
DARTS
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FLIPFLAP
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Exercises by Michael A. Riccioli (Games written by ©S. DAVIES - Sandfield)

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- I am most grateful to Guardian News & Media Ltd (2012) for granting me permission to use Guardian articles as source material for my website.

16. Headlinese (Word Order)

Headlinese (Word Order)
- Headlines from the The Guardian Weekly (15 August 2014 & 25 April 2014)

Exercises by Michael A. Riccioli (Teacher Teaching Templates)
My thanks go to my son ©Thomas R. Riccioli (2014) who is the author of '
Order'Em Up'

CREDITS & COPYRIGHT INFORMATION:

- I am most grateful to Guardian News & Media Ltd (2012) for granting me permission to use Guardian articles as source material for my website.

17. 'Luxleaks'

TEXTIVATE

Luxleaks 1 - B2+

Luxleaks 2 - B2+

Luxleaks 3 - B2+

Luxleaks 4 - B2+
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Exercises by Michael A. Riccioli - 2014
CREDITS & COPYRIGHT INFORMATION:

- I am most grateful to Guardian News & Media Ltd (2012) for granting me permission to use Guardian articles as source material for my website.

18. #jesuischarlie

“Charlie Hebdo shooting: French police hunt suspects as thousands mourn victims” - The Guardian - 8th January 2015

#jesuischarlie
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Exercises by Michael A. Riccioli - 2014
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19. "Jim Dine gives 234 prints to British Museum"

"Jim Dine gives 234 prints to British Museum"

5 Ordering Activities (SoftChalk)


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Exercises by Michael A. Riccioli - 2015

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20. HSBC

‘HSBC warns of economic risks of UK pulling out of Europe’
by Jill Treanor (24th April 2015)


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Reading Comprehension Exercises (Quiz Popper - SoftChalk)
- Jigsaw Puzzles [
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(with thanks to
Jigsaw Planet for their online application)Jigsaw Planet - My Puzzles - HSBC - 7guardian puzzle hsbc.zrtf

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Exercises by Michael A. Riccioli - 2015

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21. "EU row ... (Arash Derambarsh)"

“EU row over unsold supermarket food”

Ordering Activity

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Exercises by Michael A. Riccioli - 2015

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