News Report

Trung cấp

Paris terror

Episode 151116 / 16 Nov 2015

Step 1: Listen

You're going to hear a genuine BBC news report. Before you listen, read these three summaries.

a) Anti-terrorist police are looking for the brother of a man who died while committing some of the Paris attacks.

b) Anti-terrorist police have arrested the brother of a man who died while committing some of the Paris attacks.

c) Anti-terrorist police are looking for the brother of a man who escaped the police after committing some of the Paris attacks.

Now listen and decide which one is correct. Listen again if you need to.

Step 2: Learn the key words and listen again

How was that? Try listening again. Here are three definitions of key vocabulary items which may help you.

raids
actions by police in which they enter a place suddenly to arrest people

hunted
chased; searched for (here) by police

suicide attackers
people who attack other people or targets, knowing that the attack will result in their own death

Step 3: Transcript and answer

Anti-terrorist police have carried out raids across France as the investigation into the Paris Islamist attacks continues.

One of the men being hunted is Salah Abdeslam, a brother of one of the suicide attackers.

The Prime Minister, Manuel Valls, has warned that there is a danger of more attacks in the coming days.

Answer

a) Anti-terrorist police are looking for the brother of a man who died while committing some of the Paris terrorist attacks.

This bulletin comes from BBC World Service Radio.

Mới nhất News Report