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More families in America aren't taking their children to get vaccinations. Experts say it could lead to the spread of measles, as has happened in Europe. Neil and Catherine teach you how to use the language the world's media is using to discuss this story.

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News Review

Measles spreads

The World Health Organisation is warning that diseases like measles could spread because some familes are choosing not to vaccinate their children.

Language challenge

One way of receiving a vaccination is by injection. Which of these is a slang word for an injection?

a) stab
b) poke
c) jab

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The story

Doctors in the United States say they're worried about the number of families in some communities who are choosing not to vaccinate their children.

The World Health Organisation has already warned that measles is spreading through parts of Europe because of falling immunisation rates.

Key words and phrases

outbreak
sudden start and spread of a disease

sweeping
moving and spreading quickly

shun
avoid deliberately

 

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.

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Downloads

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

Language challenge - answer

c) Jab is a slang word for injection.

End of Session 2

Join us in Session 3 for Pronunciation in the News - our video which teaches you words from the news using the latest BBC World News bulletins. 

Session Vocabulary

  • outbreak
    sudden start and spread of a disease

    sweeping
    moving and spreading quickly

    shun
    avoid deliberately