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The Silly Season
One thing you can do for class is to look around for silly season stories and take them into class. You can find out other names for the silly season on wikipedia
The English Effect
If you want to read more about the English effect and the UK economy, you can download the British council report here
Random Summer facts
In the end of pod activity we referred to this article.