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New writing exercises with pictures from National Geographic

Learn with National Geographic Pictures on busuu.com as part of our Live Units! You can improve your writing skills by practising new picture-based writing exercises, no matter your level! As with the Video Units, the National Geographic Picture is updated daily.

National Geographic Picture of the day

National Geographic is known for its award winning pictures which we are sure that you will enjoy commenting on. Choose from several high quality images and write a text which you can send to native speakers for correction. Practising your writing skills has never been so picturesque.

The National Geographic Picture is a Premium function Premium Member, but to introduce you to this new exercise, we allow you to try it out for free! You will be rewarded with 10 juicy busuu-berriesbusuu-berry for this exercise.

Free access until 1 April 2012 – Try it out now!

National Geographic Picture of the day

The National Geographic Picture is part of our Live Units, access them:

  1. Via your regular course structure. As this is an essential tool to practise your writing skills, you will see the Live Unit icon Live Unit in all your courses. Just click on the Live Unit and choose National Geographic Picture.
  2. If this is not enough, you can also access the National Geographic Picture through the Live Unit link of your Resources menu whenever you want. The Resources menu is in your home area and in your course area.
  3. You also have a direct access to the writing exercises using the National Geographic icon on the left hand side of your home area.

National Geographic Picture of the day

Remember that our Live Units also include daily updated Video Units with interesting videos from various sources as National Geographic, BBC Earth, etc. Comment on your favourite topic, for example animals, nature, travelling, news etc.

If you are learning English on busuu.com, The Guardian news articles will help you improve your reading comprehension. If you stumble across an unknown word, just look it up in the integrated dictionary provided by Macmillan.

So you can practise your listening, reading and writing comprehension with our Live Units. Check out the updated Live Units featuring the National Geographic Picture now!

If you want to use the Live Units after the 1st of April 2012, upgrade to PremiumPremium Member now and take advantage of all our Premium functions!

Let yourself be inspired by the amazing pictures of National Geographic and practise your writing skills now!

12 thoughts on “New writing exercises with pictures from National Geographic

  1. Inés

    Yo hablo también español pero me defiendo bien en inglés ya que hago traducciones del inglés al español

  2. milton pineda sierra

    es una hermosa rana azul oscuro, que por lo que se observa es de la fauna colombiana y se encuentra sobre una inmensa roca

  3. Estepan

    Sí, se trata de una rana -no confundirla con un sapo.Esta rana debería de ser de color verdusco como la mayoría de su especie.No podríamos deducir que si viene o va hacia una laguna, que es su casa.

  4. Zezé Dias

    Esto magnífico animal pertence a la classe “Ampibia”,que la inclui sapos, ranas y relas. Es nativa del la Región Amazonica y viven en el suelo del las selvas. Las toxinas inpregnadas en su piel yá eran utilizadas en tiempos pasados por los indios del lo Amazonas en la punta de sus flechas, como veneno para caçaren sus presas.
    Es un espléndido anfíbio.

  5. yorlen

    I can see in the picture a beautiful blue frog. It has some black spots. It is on a big rock.

  6. SERAFINI MARCELLO

    IT’S A BLEU FROG THAT HAS BLACK SPOTS ON THE BACK AND IS ON A GREEN ROCK.

  7. Nina Husu

    In this picture the blue frog with black spots on his back jumped on a rock covered with green moss.

  8. LINA MARIA RINCON TELLEZ

    Ojala la rana tenga la opción de cambiar de color porque con ese bello azul brillante cualquier hambriento animal que guste de las ranitas se la puede devorar…Debe estar buscando comida o un charco para refrescarse

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