Watching some of these shows can give you ideas for discussion on many topics as well as writing. It can also help your listening skills. This one on Hidden Youths from the Pearl Report links to one of the discussions in the set text (for Groups 1 &4) HIDDEN YOUTHS
If you go to the main page (CLICK HERE) you will find links to past episodes. It’s a great activity when you want to relax a bit and get a break from grammar!
Another source of current affair episodes is HONG KONG CONNECTION. Available reports include the use of public open space, waste management, e-shopping and public housing.