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Great way to incorporate news & current events into the ESL classroom. My students typically know very little of US current events, and this website has proven to be useful for doing just that in a more interactive way. The multimedia addition is great!

I think that this resource is excellent, so I really can't think of anything negative. My only suggestion is for more resources, but I suppose that is selfish.
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WOW! Current, insightful, powerful.

I do not have a textbook or curriculum, and this is a life-saver!
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Looking for text sets? Look no further. Provides text sets including multimedia on current events.

I wish student could see a "behind the scenes" look at how these sources are found. How do they get them all? How does the journalist write the articles? How do they evaluate the different multimedia resources before publishing them? This might be an interesting look at how analyzing and combining multiple texts is not just something you do at school, but in real life, too.
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