Teach English With This Week in History
This Week in History is a fun and interesting reading that is updated every Monday at English Club. You will find it from the English Club homepage. ESL learners can read about a different event that occured in history each week. These short readings can also be printed out and used to inspire a wide range of activities in the ESL classroom. Below you will see one example of "This Week in History", along with a number of ideas on how to use this resource as a basis for various games and skill-building lessons.
NB: to help in planning for future lessons, you can find the whole year of weekly events in the This Week in History Archive. Also, the EnglishClub YouTube channel has an audio version of This Week in History with subtitles.
Sample from first week of August
1930: FIRST FIFA WORLD CUP IS HELD IN URUGUAY
Monday Madness: Save yourself time and stress at the beginning of each week by starting Monday's class with this fun and simple resource. (NB: weekly update occurs at 00:01 hours GMT Mondays. You may need to refresh the page to get the latest story.)
Extra YouTube Activity