March 13, 2017: Baby left in bushes, U of C campus group fires member, Trump signs new travel ban

Calgary weekly newscast lesson plan for March 13, 2017

Demonstrators hold signs at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport during a demonstration to denounce President Donald Trump's executive order that bars citizens of seven predominantly Muslim-majority countries from entering the U.S., Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017, in Atlanta. (Branden Camp/Associated Press)

Each week we will bring you three news stories with helpful vocabulary explanations and listening comprehension activities. At the end of each lesson you will find a complete transcript and an answer key. These lessons are geared towards learners at a CLB 4.

Three news stories are featured in each weekly lesson plan:

  • Baby left in bushes

  • U of C campus group fires member

  • Trump signs new travel ban

Newscasts are current news stories read at a slower pace than you might hear on the radio. 3:47

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Lesson Plan prepared by Justine Light