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Unit 9: News Review
How to use the language from the latest news stories

Session 81

After two fatal incidents involving the Boeing 737 Max 8, Singaporean authorities have banned the aircraft from its airspace. Dan and Catherine teach you the language the media is using to discuss this story.

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    Activity 1

Activity 1

News Review

Singapore bars Boeing 737 Max 8 planes

After two fatal incidents involving the Boeing 737 Max 8, Singaporean authorities have banned the aircraft from its airspace.

Language challenge

Which word means 'a thing that is slightly different to other things of the same kind'?

a) knock off
b) duplication
c) variant

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News Review quiz

3 Questions

Now you've watched the video, try to answer these questions about the language in the news.

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Language challenge answer

c) variant

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