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

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    课程 41

    1 练习题

    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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    课程 42

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    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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    课程 43

    1 练习题

    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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    课程 44

    1 练习题

    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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    课程 45

    1 练习题

    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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    课程 46

    1 练习题

    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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    课程 47

    1 练习题

    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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    课程 48

    1 练习题

    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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    课程 49

    1 练习题

    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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    课程 50

    1 练习题

    '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.