Education Policy | Post Primary | Preschool | Primary | Tertiary | Search

 


Sir Paul McCartney backs World’s Largest Lesson

– For Immediate News Release –

Sir Paul McCartney backs The World’s Largest Lesson to be held on 6 November 2003!

English-To-Go Ltd. today announced that Sir Paul McCartney and Heather Mills McCartney are supporting their attempt to set a new world record for the World’s Largest Lesson to be held around the globe on 6 November 2003.

Since September 10th, 2001 when English-To-Go founded and held the first World’s Largest Lesson hundreds of thousands of teachers and students in 114 countries have participated in taking the same English language lesson on the same day.

The topic again this year is landmines and this event will be the biggest on record with the help and support of Adopt-A-Minefield and its ambassadors Sir Paul McCartney and Heather Mills McCartney who said, "As Patrons and Goodwill ambassadors of Adopt-A-Minefield we are delighted to support the World's Largest Lesson 2003. Through the World's Largest Lesson thousands of students around the world will become aware of this most important issue and help raise funds to solve the problem."

To help encourage participation the high quality English language lesson is available at five language levels to cater for students with varying abilities and skill levels. The lesson is appropriate for learners of the English language as well as students whose first language is English. The lesson can be downloaded and printed from anywhere in the world via our website.

“We aim to have as many schools, teachers and students involved in this worthwhile, charitable event.. Through this programme we hope to raise awareness amongst millions of people around the world about these terrible weapons.” Christopher Hogg, CEO, English-To-Go Ltd.

To find out more and to register your intent to participate please go to www.english-to-go.com and help us to support Adopt-A-Minefield raise funds to help the millions affected by landmines.

28 October 2003, Auckland, New Zealand, English-To-Go Ltd.

About English–To-Go

English-To-Go Ltd. is the leading provider of English training resources delivered via the Internet. Founded in 1998 by professional teachers, English-To-Go provides a learning solution for both teachers and students. There are over 1,300 high quality English language resources at 5 ability levels, equivalent to over 35 textbooks. New resources are added weekly. We also have over 1,000 online exercises offering thousands of hours of interactive materials for students. All of our resources are based on Reuters® news articles. From the first subscriber in 1998, English-To-Go® has experienced exponential growth, and now reaches over 1 million students in 190 countries through 55,000 teachers. Visit English-To-Go: http://www.english-to-go.com


###

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 

Electronica: Restoring The World’s First Recorded Computer Music

University of Canterbury Distinguished Professor Jack Copeland and UC alumni and composer Jason Long have restored the earliest known recording of computer-generated music, created more than 65 years ago using programming techniques devised by Alan Turing. More>>

ALSO:

Scoop Review Of Books: Almost Getting Away With Murder

The Black Widow by Lee-Anne Cartier: Lee-Anne Cartier is the sister of the Christchurch man found to have been murdered by his wife, Helen Milner, after an initial assumption by police that his death, in 2009, was suicide. More>>

Howard Davis: Triple Echo - The Malevich/Reinhardt/Hotere Nexus

Howard Davis: The current juxtaposition of works by Ralph Hotere and Ad Reinhardt at Te Papa perfectly exemplifies Jean Michel Massing's preoccupation with the transmigration of imagery in a remarkable triple echo effect... More>>

Scoop Review Of Books: Nō Tāu Manawa

Vaughan Rapatahana responds to Fale Aitu | Spirit House by Tusiata Avi: "fa’afetai Tusiata, fa’afetai, / you’ve swerved & served us a masterclass corpus / through graft / of tears & fears..." More>>

9 Golds - 21 Medals: NZ Team Celebrates As Rio 2016 Paralympic Games Close

The entire New Zealand Paralympic Team, led by kiwi sprinter and double gold medallist Liam Malone as flag bearer, are on the bus to the Maracanã Stadium in Rio de Janeiro for the Closing Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. There, they will celebrate the fantastic successes of the past 10 days. More>>

ALSO:

New Zealand Improv Festival: The Festival Of Moments To Return To The Capital

The eighth incarnation of the New Zealand Improv Festival comes to BATS Theatre this 4-8 October , with a stellar line-up of spontaneous theatre and instant comedy performed and directed by top improvisors from around New Zealand and the world. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
Education
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news