This is a news story about a recent important current event that took place in Germany. It includes background and history about what is now often called Panda Diplomacy.
Several issues prevent many students from taking an interest in current affairs: number of news outlets, presentation, article selection, and language are all examples.
As "the news" is perceived by many younger people to be adult territory, it’s easy for them to think it irrelevant.
Our text is written and edited in an easy-to-understand style. The aim is to encourage students to become more interested in, and more aware of, international news and current affairs.
This download includes two levels of worksheets/activities. It is written in American English (as opposed to British English).
These easy-to-read articles are also popular with teachers who instruct ESL / EAL / ELL / EFL students.