Session 3

Get up-to-date with the latest news and understand it too with Lingohack. Listen to and watch authentic BBC World News bulletins and learn key words and phrases that help you make sense of the news.

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    Activity 1

Activity 1


Today's Headlines:

Mudslide in Sri Lanka

Art rescued from the sea

Football heroes' welcome

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Rescuers in Sri Lanka are searching for more than 200 families still missing after massive landslides following days of rain. The Red Cross says many people are feared buried in the mudslides that hit three villages in the central Kegalle district.

The story of how two lost cities of ancient Egypt were rediscovered is being told in a major new exhibition at the British Museum in London. Submerged under the sea for more than 1,000 years, their discovery is transforming historians' understanding of the deep ties between the ancient civilisations of Egypt and Greece.

And the new English football champions Leicester City are in the Thai capital, Bangkok, for a tour.… the team owned by a Thai billionaire. Players and staff (are) given a rapturous welcome by their new fan base there.

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Session Vocabulary

  • missing
    unaccounted for

    completely below the surface of the water

    joyful, enthusiastic