Category: Reading Activities

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Reading: Girl Scouts

BEC Vantage Reading Part 3 Read the text and then answer questions 1-6. The idea that a sales team can learn something from Girl Scouts will come as a surprise to many.  What has...

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Men outnumbered in Spanish government

Women are on the rise in Spanish politics. Spain’s newly-formed government consists of eleven women and six men. The newly-elected socialist Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez has put women in some of the biggest positions...

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The Scotland Camping Trip

Here are the instructions for next weekend’s camping trip in Scotland. There are seventeen people going on this trip so it’s important that you arrive at the meeting point early enough for us to...

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Job Riding Harley Davidsons

There is a special job opening for eight people who love riding motorbikes, enjoy long, hot summers, and like feeling the wind in their hair. The position is a summer internship for the legendary...

Scenic view of aurora over Kirkjufell and waterfall. Idyllic view of Northern Lights in Iceland. Beautiful view of nature at night.

Charity Chic

The First Lady of Iceland, Eliza Reid, has turned heads at a movie awards ceremony. Fashion reporters said Ms Reid wore a “stunning” black jacket to the Edda Awards – Iceland’s version of Hollywood’s...

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Desert Opera

Saudi Arabia will soon have its very first national orchestra and opera. France will help Saudi to set up the musical groups. The two countries signed a series of agreements on Monday to boost...

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Facebook Data Breach

Article: Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg apologized for the data breach that was revealed last week. Mr Zuckerberg took out full-page advertisements in broadsheet newspapers in the UK and US to make his apology for...

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AirBnB’s 5 Star Homes

The online accommodation booking company Airbnb is going upmarket. It is moving into the luxury travel market. CEO Brian Chesky has announced an improvement in the company’s business model. It wants richer people to...