Lessons from November 2018 - February 2019

ESL lesson on homes for sale in Italy for one euro.
ESL lesson on China growing plants on the moon.
ESL lesson on a Saudi teenager welcomed as a refugee by Canada.
ESL lesson on Macedonia agreeing to change its name.
ESL lesson on Mastercard removing its name from its logo.
ESL lesson on eye tests that will soon be available on your smartphone.
ESL lesson on China becoming the first nation to land a spacecraft on the dark side of the moon.
ESL lesson on the USA and Israel quitting UNESCO.
ESL lesson on why the year 2019 will be the best ever.
ESL lesson on Japan choosing the word 'disaster' to describe 2018.
ESL lesson on the U.S. government shutdown over the border wall with Mexico.
ESL lesson on who is being blamed  for shutting down the UK's second largest airport for over 30 hours.
ESL lesson on woman's pay catching up with men's pay in 200 years' time.
ESL lesson on train drivers in the UK earning more than pilots.
ESL lesson on a new Sesame Street character that highlights homelessness among children.
ESL lesson on Ninja being used to help promote tourism in Japan.
ESL lesson on the 'Yellow Vests' protests in France set to continue.
ESL lesson on Japan preparing to employ many foreign workers.

Japan prepares for many foreign workers

11th December - "Easier"
Japan is changing its immigration policy because it needs workers. Japan is an aging society. This means it does not have enough workers.
ESL lesson on the UAE passport being the world's 'most powerful'.

UAE passport world's 'most powerful'

9th December - "Harder"
The passport of the United Arab Emirates has risen to the top spot on the list of the world's most powerful passports.
ESL lesson on a photograph of a rare white reindeer in Norway...in time for Christmas.
ESL lesson on a court that says 'Kiwi' is not a racist term.
ESL lesson on new finds that show Algeria is the 'cradle of civilization'.
ESL lesson on the UN declaring reggae a world cultural treasure.
ESL lesson on Elon Musk saying we need to work over 80 hours a week to change the world.
ESL lesson on a revolutionary new idea to save planet Earth from global warming..
ESL lesson on how our DNA could decide whether we like coffee or tea.
ESL lesson on Michelle Obama's new book becoming the best-selling book of 2018.
ESL lesson on a new sculpture in Qatar showing the process of conception to birth.
ESL lesson on Elvis Presley getting the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
ESL lesson on the British Prime Minister battling to save Brexit and her job.
ESL lesson on calls for a ban on sugary 'freakshake' milkshakes that contain over 1,200 calories.
ESL lesson on how posting too many selfies on social media can cause narcissism.
ESL lesson on colour photos that mark 100 years since the end of WW1
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ESL lesson on a new museum that has exhibits of disgusting food.
ESL lesson on the U.S. re-imposing sanctions on Iran.
ESL lesson on lie detector tests being used at airports.
ESL lesson on a study that says babies of older fathers may be less healthy.
ESL lesson on the massive loss of Earth's wildlife over the past four decades.

See the links below for earlier lessons.

Lessons were produced every day between Nov 2004 and Dec 2005.
Lessons were produced at "easier" and "harder" levels between Apr 2005 and Aug 2006.
Podcasts started in Apr 2005.

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