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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


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