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 to help you make sense of the news.

ክፍለ-ስራሓት ናይዚ ምዕራፍ

ድምር ነጥቢ ናይዚ ክፍለ-ስራሓት 3

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    Activity 1

Activity 1


Today's Headlines:

Football fans hold vigil for team

Worst destruction ever for Great Barrier Reef

Mission to clean space

ነቲ ቪድዮ ብምዕዛብ ነቲ ስራሕ ዕመምዎ

ነቲ ቅዳሕ ጽሑፍ ኣርእይዎ ነቲ ቅዳሕ ጽሑፍ ሕብእዎ

The loyal fans of the Chapecoense once more crowding the stands of their beloved football club. It's become a venue for collective mourning. Last week these fans were thrilled – the Chapecoense had made it to its first international final. Now, people can't believe their players won't be back again. The team's energetic fans chant their usual hymns, coming together for some cathartic release.

The planet's largest living structure struggling for survival. This coral should be alive with colour but it's bleached and barren. These scientists are part of a team that's assessed the health of the entire Great Barrier Reef – an area bigger than Britain – and here the prognosis is poor. On average, two-thirds of the coral in the northern section has died.

We've been space-bound since the 1950s, making amazing progress and countless scientific discoveries. But for every advance we've left something behind – space junk. At the University of Southampton, scientists are watching this waste. There are now thought to be 22,000 bits of space rubbish bigger than 10 centimetres. 

To do

Try these questions to test your ability to use the words from this week's Lingohack video.

Use the words from Lingohack

4 Questions

Use one of the words or phrases from this Lingohack to complete each sentence.

ኣገናዕ፡ ፈተናኹም ዛዚምኩም
Excellent! Great job! ሕማቕ ዕድል! ዘመዝገብኩምዎ ነጥቢ ...:
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End of Session 3

Join us in Session 4 for another story in our vocabulary series. Learn nine different ways to use the word 'keep' while enjoying 'The Vampyre'

Session Vocabulary

  • mourning
    process of sadness after someone has died

    cathartic release
    letting out of strong feelings that had not been shown before

    statement about what is likely to happen in the future

    development; improvement