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Unit 1: English in the News
Improve your English through the language of the news

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Session 12

การพูดถึงข้อถกเถียง

ยกเลิกกฎห้ามนักฟุตบอลติดสัญลักษณ์ดอกป๊อปปี้แล้ว! มาดูชานกับแคลร์คุยถึงข่าวนี้ พร้อมนำเสนอคำศัพท์ ที่เกี่ยวข้องกับข้อถกเถียงด้วยค่ะ

Fifa lifts its ban on players wearing poppies during football matches. Join Sian and Clare to find out more about this week's news story and to learn words relating to arguments! (Background image: Getty Images)

 

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Activity 1

การพูดถึงข้อถกเถียง

ยกเลิกกฎห้ามนักฟุตบอลติดสัญลักษณ์ดอกป๊อปปี้แล้ว! มาดูชานกับแคลร์คุยถึงข่าวนี้ พร้อมนำเสนอคำศัพท์ ที่เกี่ยวข้องกับข้อถกเถียงด้วยค่ะ

Fifa lifts its ban on players wearing poppies during football matches. Join Sian and Clare to find out more about this week's news story and to learn words relating to arguments! (Background image: Getty Images)

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The story

Football's world governing body, FIFA, is set to lift its ban on displaying poppies during matches to commemorate Armistice day. Last year the football associations of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland were fined for using the poppy after FIFA deemed it a political symbol and against the sport's laws.

Key words and phrases 

a row
a disagreement between people/organisations

have a row
have an argument

a stand-off
a situation where agreement doesn't seem possible

back down
to retreat from an argument or admit you were wrong

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Session Vocabulary

  • a row
    a disagreement between people/organisations

    have a row
    have an argument

    a stand-off
    a situation where agreement doesn't seem possible

    back down
    to retreat from an argument or admit you were wrong