Vocabulario de referencia

Session 1 - Exam Tips

familiarise
get to know well

act on
do something based on information or advice you have been given

appropriate
suitable or right for a particular situation

Session 2 - News Review

surge
a sudden increase

ransomware
a virus designed to stop a computer working unless money is paid

stopped in its tracks
stop moving or doing something suddenly

Session 3 - Pronunciation in the News

confidential
secret, particularly in military and business contexts

There are four syllables: con-fi-den-tial

The stress is on the third syllable: con-fi-DEN-tial

'tial' is pronounced as /ʃ(ə)l/

In phonemic script, the word is written like this: /ˌkɒnfɪˈdenʃ(ə)l/