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The Great Debate

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selfie (noun)
a photo that you teake of yourself, normally on a mobile phone

photobomb (verb/noun)
to suddenly put yourself into someone else's photograph; the act of doing this

trolling (noun)
behaving badly online - for example, posting negative and insulting comments on social media

The Debate

at the touch of a button (idiom)
something that can be done immediately or very quickly and easily

video call
a visual communication between two or more people, usually on the computer or smartphones

old-school
having old-fashioned or traditional values

bizarre
very strange or unusual

6 Minute Vocabulary

flashmob (noun)
a crowd of people who gather together quickly and suddenly, often organised through social media

selfie (noun)
a photo that you take of yourself, normally on a mobile phone

photobomb (verb/noun)
to suddenly put yourself into someone else's photograph; the act of doing this

weatherbomb (noun)
a short period of extreme weather

thoughtbomb (noun)
a group session where people think together; brainstorm

troll (noun/verb)
person who behaves badly online - for example, someone who posts negative, insulting comments on social media; to do this

Robot trucks do the jobs Australians shun

shun
avoid, ignore, or reject

mining
the process of removing valuable metals and minerals from the ground

extract (verb)
to remove minerals from a rock

mechatronics
a combination of mechanics, electronics, and computing

interior
a central area, away from the coast

uninhabited
where no-one lives

rich pickings
a large amount of valuable resources/materials

precise
exact, accurate

remote
far away, removed

manual labour
hard, physical work needing strength more than skill

Then and now

root vegetables
the large part of particular plants that are used for vegetables, for example carrots, swede or beetroot

in season
(here)the period of the year when something is easily available, for example strawberry season

adventurous
(here)willing to try new experiences

News Report

experimental
based on new or untested ideas

compulsory
something which must happen, because of a rule

reputation
the opinion which people generally have about something or someone

anarchic
without rules, order, or control

pick
(here) choose

the pictures
an old-fashioned way to say 'the cinema'

pan
a post for cooking things in

caterer
a person or company that makes food for groups of people

conventional
normal, ordinary, or traditional

neat
tidy and well organised

Drama

bride
woman who is going to get married soon

made for each other
have a good understanding of each other, are a perfect match in a romantic relationship

couple
two people in a romantic relationship

settle down
stay in a place for a long time with a partner

wedding
ceremony in which people get married

female
a girl or woman