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Unit 5: News Review
How to use the language from the latest news stories

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    Session 41

    1 Activity

    Apple, Facebook and web privacy

    05 Jun 2018

    Tech company Apple says that in future its Safari web browser will ask owners' permission to allow Facebook to monitor their activity. Catherine and Dan bring you the language you need to talk about this story.

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    Session 42

    1 Activity

    Trump and Kim's historic meeting

    12 Jun 2018

    Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un have met in Singapore to discuss reducing nuclear weapons. It's the first time a sitting US president and the leader of North Korea have met.

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    Session 43

    1 Activity

    US child-separation policy debate

    19 Jun 2018

    A controversial policy which separates the children of illegal immigrants into the US from their parents has been defended. 

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    Session 44

    1 Activity

    New powers for chemical weapons inspectors?

    26 Jun 2018

    A proposal for new powers for chemical weapons inspectors is being put forward - but not everybody is in favour.

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    Session 45

    1 Activity

    Missing Thai boys found trapped in cave

    03 Jul 2018

    Rescuers are trying to free 12 boys who are trapped in a cave in Thailand. They had been missing for nine days before being found.

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    Session 46

    1 Activity

    Fitness app suspended due to security concerns

    10 Jul 2018

    Fitness app Polar has been suspended after journalists were able to use it to track military personnel. 

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    Session 47

    1 Activity

    Human embryo DNA editing OK, study says

    17 Jul 2018

    Editing the DNA of human embryos is morally acceptable, says UK study group.

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    Session 48

    1 Activity

    Wildfires rage in Greece

    24 Jul 2018

    At least 24 people have been killed by wildfires in Greece. Some people have been evacuated from a beach near Athens where they had gone to escape the flames.

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    Session 49

    1 Activity

    Neymar admits exaggerating

    31 Jul 2018

    One of Brazil's star players, Neymar, has admitted that at times he did indeed 'exaggerate' his reactions to being fouled at the 2018 World Cup.

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    Session 50

    1 Activity

    'Hothouse Earth' warning

    07 Aug 2018

    'Hothouse Earth' - Scientists have warned that we could soon be reaching a point where global warming cannot be reversed.