May 11 to May 24, 2018
Eighteen worldwide news articles with a more in-depth report about Italy's new anti-establishment and "populist" government. What does anti-establishment mean and what policies does a "populist" government have? In this issue of Newsademic, we answer these questions and explain why the aims of Italy's new government may cause disagreements among the European Union's other members
Where appropriate, stories feature relevant background and history.
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.
Articles featured reflect no political or religious bias. Stories are
reported factually and every attempt is made to feature all sides of
any situation in which opinions differ.
Other reports include:
Cuckoo bees study*
Jerusalem American embassy move
First International Day of Light*
Hammerhead worms in France*
Ramadan fast begins*
Farnese Blue diamond sold
Preserving human knowledge*
Pompeii horse uncovered
Ebola outbreak in DRC*
Largest observation wheel opens*
Dinosaur nest design*
Measuring all life
What killed Saladin?
New whale shark hotspot
Australia’s sanctuary fence*
+ Glossary Crossword and Wordsearch Puzzle
Those with an * show the articles that have accompanying basic and
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.
These easy-to-read articles are also popular with teachers who
instruct ESL / EAL / ELL / EFL students