World Health Texts for English Class

World Peace
The Global Community (intermediate to advanced)

Zones of Peace (intermediate to advanced)

Christian Church Opens Doors to Muslims + Quizlet

Germany’s anti-Islam Marches (advanced)

Excerpts from A New Beginning Obama’s Speech for the Muslim World in Cairo (advanced)
A New Beginning Obama’s Speech for the Muslim World in Cairo (advanced)
A New Beginning Obama’s Speech for the Muslim World in Cairo (Chinese translation)
A New Beginning Obama’s Speech for the Muslim World in Cairo (Arabic translation)

The Environment 

Legal Limit on Vehicles Idling Set to be Enforced + Quizlet (The above text)
Link to related video

London Drivers Face Idling Fine + Quizlet

The Bicycle Kingdom Starts Living up to its Name (intermediate to advanced)
Questions about cycling in the city

Now that’s a First Class Delivery! Posties Trial Futuristic Electric UNICYCLES + Quizlet

Filling a City With Moving Walkways + Quizlet   (intermediate to advanced)
Link to Video


*A Short History of Nearly Everything (excerpt) + Quizlet (The above text) (intermediate to advanced)
*A Short History of Nearly Everything (full text) + Quizlet (advanced)
A Short History of Nearly Everything (Quizlet flashcards)
*(About Claire Patterson: the man who campaigned to get lead taken out of petrol)

Rise of the Asian Megacity + Quizlet (advanced)


City Sponsored Study Touts Benefits of Pedestrian Plazas and Bike Lanes + Quizlet (The above text)

Paris Launches Electric Car-Sharing Scheme (created by Rob at Davids English)
Questions about electric vehicles and car sharing

Looking for the Happiest Place on Earth. Head Straight for Denmark + Quizlet

People in Taiwan Waste about NT$240 Billion Worth of Food per Year: Poll + Quizlet

Queen Elizabeth II Buys World Largest Wind Turbine – Towers over Big Ben, to Light up Thousands of British Homes + Quizlet

Penguins’ Slick New Look: Woolly Jumpers Help Save Hundreds of Birds Caught in Oil Spills + Quizlet
‘Penguins’ Slick New Look’ article (Quizlet flashcards printout)

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