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Unit 1: News Review
How to use the language from the latest news stories

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    Session 1

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    LATEST EPISODE: US-China trade war: Was there really a deal?

    04 Dec 2018

    US-China trade war. What was actually agreed on tariffs? Neil and Dan discuss the language from this story.

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    Session 2

    1 Activity

    New royal baby

    05 Sep 2017

    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expecting their third child. Neil and Catherine teach you the language the world's media is using to discuss this story.

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    Session 3

    1 Activity

    Hurricane Irma hits

    12 Sep 2017

    Hurricane Irma has hit Florida after leaving a trail of destruction across the Caribbean. Neil and Catherine teach you how to use language in the news in your everyday English.

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    Session 4

    1 Activity

    Extremist web content audience grows

    26 Sep 2017

    The amount of extremist content appearing online is on the increase. Neil and Catherine teach you how to use language in the news in your everyday English.

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    Session 5

    1 Activity

    Greenest summer ever for UK

    03 Oct 2017

    More than half of the UK's country's energy came from low-carbon sources this summer. Neil and Catherine teach you how to use language in the news in your everyday English. 

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    Session 6

    1 Activity

    Spain in crisis over Catalonia vote

    10 Oct 2017

    Spain is in crisis after violence during an unofficial referendum in Catalonia. Neil and Catherine teach you how to use language in the news in your everyday English. 

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    Session 7

    1 Activity

    Racial inequality in the UK

    10 Oct 2017

    An audit in the UK shows people's race affects their life chances. Neil and Dan teach you how to use language in the news in your everyday English. 

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    Session 8

    1 Activity

    Ancient stellar collision makes waves

    24 Oct 2017

    Two ancient stars collide, proving Einstein was right. Neil and Dan teach you how to use language in the news in your everyday English. 

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    Session 9

    1 Activity

    Toxicity tax for London’s polluting cars

    31 Oct 2017

    London has introduced a tax to combat air pollution. Dan and Catherine teach you how to use language in the news in your everyday English. 

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    Session 10

    1 Activity

    Climate change affects health

    07 Nov 2017

    People's health is suffering because of climate change. Neil and Dan teach you how to use language in the news in your everyday English.