Reading Practice – Breaking News: Alcoholism – Russia’s national disaster

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This is a reading lesson for those who would like to develop their reading skills and improve vocabulary.

Students can use it as a weekly reading activity and teachers can use the themes to make their classes more interesting according to the breaking news of the week.

I hope you enjoy it!

Bottles of assorted alcoholic beverages

Language Level: Intermediate

Topic: Alcoholism in Russia


Click here to read a text about some breaking news. Take notes and check the meaning of new words in the dictionary.


Click here to watch a video about this topic and learn more.


Write a composition or a summary with 100 words about this topic. If you prefer, you can answer the questions from the Discussion Sections.


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