1

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

Session 7

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. 

Wayiitiwwan marii boqonnaa kana keessaa

Wayitii marii qabxii 7

0 / 3

  • 0 / 3
    Activity 1

Activity 1

News Review

Racial inequality in the UK

A person's race has an impact on their life chances in areas such as health, education, and criminal justice. Those are the results of an audit which has been published in the UK. 

Language challenge

There's an idiom using 'bare' which means 'to tell someone your secret thoughts or feelings'. What is it?

a) bare your soul
b) bare your heart
c) both of these

Vidiyoo daawwadhuuti shaakala kana xumuri

______________________________________________________________________________________

NEWS REVIEW PODCAST NOW AVAILABLE - SUBSCRIBE HERE
___________________________________________________________________________________

Did you like that? Why not try these? 

green summer.jpg online bees.jpg have a go.jpg 

 _______________________________________________________________________________________

The story

Theresa May will today challenge public bodies to explain or change sweeping inequalities between different ethnic groups in areas such as education, housing and criminal justice.

She's launching the results of the government's racial disparities audit.

Key words and phrases

take action on
begin to do something to solve a problem

lays bare
makes something known which was hidden

glaring
obviously bad or wrong

To do

Try our quiz to see how well you've learned today's language.

News Review quiz

3 Questions

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

Baga gammadde! Qormaata xumurteetta
Excellent! Great job! Carraa badaa! Qabxii argatte:
x / y

Downloads

You can download the audio and PDF document for this episode here

Language challenge - answer

c) both of these

More

We hope you enjoyed News Review. You can find more episodes here.