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Unit 17: News Review
How to use the language from the latest news stories

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    Session 180

    1 Activity

    India: Flood in Himalayas

    15 Feb 2021

    Dozens of people are missing and feared dead after a piece of a Himalayan glacier fell into a river and triggered a huge flood in northern India. Tom and Catherine have the vocabulary you need to talk about this story.

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    Session 181

    1 Activity

    Trump acquitted

    16 Feb 2021

    Donald Trump has been found not guilty of inciting an insurrection at the US Capitol last month. Tom and Catherine have the vocabulary you need to talk about this story.

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    Session 182

    1 Activity

    Kardashian and West to divorce

    22 Feb 2021

    After nearly seven years of marriage, reality TV star Kim Kardashian and her husband the superstar rapper Kanye West are getting divorced. The couple have four children. Neil and Catherine have the vocabulary you need to talk about this story.

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    Session 183

    1 Activity

    Golden Globes 2021

    01 Mar 2021

    British actors and talent took home several awards at the Golden Globes ceremony last weekend. The awards celebrate TV and film achievements. Neil and Tom have the vocabulary you need to talk about this story.

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    Session 184

    1 Activity

    Harry and Meghan's interview

    08 Mar 2021

    In a deeply personal TV interview, The Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle, has said she found life within the British Royal Family so difficult that at times she "didn't want to be alive any more". Neil and Catherine have the vocabulary you need to talk about this story.

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    Session 185

    1 Activity

    Grammys: Beyonce sets new record

    15 Mar 2021

    Beyonce has set a new record after becoming the first female artist to win 28 Grammys. All this happened at the 63rd Grammy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles. Tom and Catherine have the vocabulary you need to talk about this story.

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    Session 186

    1 Activity

    Australia's 'one-in-a-fifty-year' flood

    22 Mar 2021

    Large parts of Australia's New South Wales have been hit by the worst floods in decades as heavy rain continues to strike the east coast. Tom and Neil have the vocabulary you need to talk about this story.

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    Session 187

    1 Activity

    Suez Canal: Delays continue

    29 Mar 2021

    A large ship called the Ever Given became stuck in the Suez Canal in Egypt on 23rd March. This has caused delays in one of the busiest global shipping routes. Tom and Catherine have the vocabulary you need to talk about this story.

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    Session 188

    1 Activity

    Space wine: Does it taste better?

    31 Mar 2021

    Twelve bottles of Chateau Petrus have returned to Earth after spending over a year on the International Space Station. Scientists are trying to understand the effects of zero gravity on wine. Neil and Catherine have the vocabulary you need to talk about this story.

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    Session 189

    1 Activity

    Natanz: Iran blames Israel

    12 Apr 2021

    The Iranian foreign minister has said his country will "take revenge" for an attack on an underground nuclear site, for which it has blamed Israel. Neil and Catherine have the vocabulary you need to talk about this story.