sábado, 23 de abril de 2011

The Gulf Oil Spill one year later

In April 2010 an oil platform went on fire in the Gulf of Mexico after an explosion, which resulted in oil flowing into the ocean for three months non-stop. However, the impact of the spill continues one year later, despite the fact the well has been capped.

We can use this piece of news to revisit VOA news, which is one of the best sites for English learners to develop their listening and reading skills.

Visit the English Learning section, where all the stories come complete with their transcript.

If you wish something more structured , click on VOA the Classroom, where you will find reading and listening texts, activities, grammar explanations, dictionaries, pronunciation.

VOA news is an excellent site for English learners of all levels. Spend some time exploring it!