A substantial L2 non-fiction text with some technical vocabulary. It includes many comprehension questions – some short with closed answers, others require critical, thoughtful answers. Summarising and proof reading skills are also covered.
Plus a substantial follow-up writing task with very useful planner and paragraph drafting pages (these could be used for planning and drafting any extensive piece of writing).
Based on a news article about the traditional Trade Union rally in London on May 1st. Comprehension questions (inc. dictionary work) followed by a related 3-step (plan, draft, final copy) writing task.