Sunday, 21 March 2010


The world's tallest building opened in the Gulf emirate of Dubai in January 2010. The Burj Khalifa was revealed to be 828m (2,716ft) high, far taller than the previous record holder, Taipei 101.

If you want to find out more about this building and other landmarks in the world, read this text and do the exercises:

Monday, 8 March 2010


International Women's Day (IWD) is celebrated around the world on March 8 every year. It is an important day to highlight the economic, political and social contributions women have made to our world.

I would like you to do this exercise about the disappearance of Women's Studies from British universities. First of all, listen to this story (without reading the text, please) and then try this comprehension quiz. Later you can read the text and do these reading exercises.

A final question: What do you think is possible for women and girls in the next decade?

Good luck!