9/11: Ten Years On

Terbaru  7 September 2011 - 17:02 WIB

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Belajar kosakata bahasa Inggris yang digunakan dalam berita melalui video tentang dampak serangan 11 September 2001 di Amerika Serikat.

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Transcript

The defining moment of a new century…

Preparations are being made to mark the tenth anniversary of the September 11th attacks which resulted in the deaths of almost 3,000 people.

US president George W. Bush addressed the nation promising to punish those behind the attacks and any country which harboured terrorists.

This precipitated the bombing of Afghanistan and the pursuitof the Al Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden.

Vocabulary

defining moment:
saat yang menentukan

addressed the nation:
berpidato secara nasional

harboured:
menampung

precipitated:
mempercepat

the pursuit of:
pengejaran

Exercise

Isilah tempat yang kosong dengan memilih kata-kata yang sesuai berikut ini:

defining moment / addressed the nation / harboured / precipitated / the pursuit of

1. Newspapers in Thailand have expressed the hope that Sunday's surprise landslide election victory for the Pheu Thai party will _____________ an era of national reconciliation.

2. Reggae singer Luciano has been charged with ___________ a fugitive who shot and wounded three police officers, Jamaican police have said.

3. Hare coursing is___________ a hare by a pair of hunting dogs, often greyhounds, and is common in rural Northern Ireland.

4. It was one of the _______________________ of the last Labour government's years in power. The Commons debate in March 2003 that preceded the Iraq invasion is seared in many people's memories.

5. Looking much thinner than when he last _____________________, Mr Chavez on Thursday confirmed what many had suspected - his health problems were more serious than first thought, says the BBC's Sarah Grainger in Caracas.

Answer

1. Newspapers in Thailand have expressed the hope that Sunday's surprise landslide election victory for the Pheu Thai party will precipitate an era of national reconciliation.

Source: Klik Thai press focus on reconciliation

2. Reggae singer Luciano has been charged with harbouring a fugitive who shot and wounded three police officers, Jamaican police have said.

Source: Klik Reggae star charged over gunman

3. Hare coursing is the pursuit of a hare by a pair of hunting dogs, often greyhounds, and is common in rural Northern Ireland.

Source: Klik Permanent ban for hare coursing in Northern Ireland

4. It was one of the defining moments of the last Labour government's years in power. The Commons debate in March 2003 that preceded the Iraq invasion is seared in many people's memories.

Source: Klik Why is Libyan conflict less controversial than Iraq?

5. Looking much thinner than when he last addressed the nation, Mr Chavez on Thursday confirmed what many had suspected - his health problems were more serious than first thought, says the BBC's Sarah Grainger in Caracas.

Source: Klik Venezuela 'is calm' after Hugo Chavez cancer surgery

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