The Easynews video series is the result of collaboration between the Multicultural Affairs Unit of the Department of Premier and Cabinet Victoria, AMES and SBS Radio, Victoria.
The Easynews video series was produced as a response to the difficulties many migrants and international students in Australia face in understanding local news and current events. Each Easynews set consists of a 10-minute video on DVD together with support materials, which include a wide range of activities and teaching ideas.
There are currently four sets in the series. Topics are:
and the renowned Australian sporting events:
“ Presenter is interesting, format is interesting. Great support materials – very easy to use.” Teacher comment
Suitable for secondary and adult ESL
Level: CSWE II (high) and up; CGEA 2 and up
Writers: Paul Learmonth, Christian Froelicher, Davide Michielin, Anne Catanese, Lilliana Hajncl and Jan Edmonds
NOTE: Video format available on request
Short videos and support materials on Australian annual events
Australia Day DVD
Australia Day Support Materials