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Unit 8: News Review
How to use the language from the latest news stories

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    Session 71

    1 Activity

    News Review 2018 Review

    14 Dec 2018

    Happy New Year! What better way to start it than to look back over 2018, and some of our and your favourite moments from News Review. Neil, Catherine, Tom and Dan discuss their favourite programmes and remind us of the language the media used to discuss each story.

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    Session 72

    1 Activity

    Why are female penguins getting stranded?

    08 Jan 2019

    Why are female penguins being found stranded on coasts hundreds of kilometres from home? Neil and Tom teach you the language the media is using to discuss this story.

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    Session 73

    1 Activity

    Trump's fast food feast

    15 Jan 2019

    Why did Donald Trump order hundreds of pizzas and burgers to be delivered to the White House? Neil and Dan teach you the language the media is using to discuss this story.

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    Session 74

    1 Activity

    Google fined millions for breaking data law

    22 Jan 2019

    Google has been fined $57 million for breaking new European data laws. Neil and Dan teach you the language the media is using to discuss this story.

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    Session 75

    1 Activity

    Apple issues warning about FaceTime problem

    29 Jan 2019

    Apple has warned users of a software problem that allows some FaceTime users to see and hear the people they call - even if they don't answer the call.

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    Session 76

    1 Activity

    Townsville: Crocodiles seen in Australia's flooded streets

    05 Feb 2019

    Heavy rainfall has flooded the Australian city of Townsville and crocodiles are moving through the waters. Tom and Dan discuss the story and teach you the vocabulary you need to talk about it

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    Session 77

    1 Activity

    Facebook bullying group targeting women is exposed by French newspaper

    12 Feb 2019

    French newspaper Libération has uncovered a private Facebook group that was used by a number of (mostly male) French journalists to harass and mock women. The founder of the group has apologised. Catherine and Dan discuss the story and teach you the vocabulary you need to talk about it.

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    Session 78

    1 Activity

    South African beachside restaurant wins World Restaurant Awards

    19 Feb 2019

    The first ever World Restaurant Awards has awarded its top prize to a small South African beachside restaurant. Catherine and Neil discuss the story and teach you the vocabulary you need to talk about it.

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    Session 79

    1 Activity

    Space emergency: Astronaut calls 911

    11 Jan 2019

    Have you ever made a phone call to the wrong person by mistake? Imagine doing it from space! Neil and Tom teach you the language the media is using to discuss this story.

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    Session 80

    1 Activity

    British man 'cured' of HIV

    05 Mar 2019

    After a bone marrow stem cell transplant, a British man has been cleared of HIV. Dan and Catherine teach you the language the media is using to discuss this story.