Category Archives: News Review (BBC Learning English)

News Review (Ancient stellar collision makes waves) – BBC Learning English (Oct 17 2017)

News Review (Ancient stellar collision makes waves) – BBC Learning English (Oct 17 2017) Source: BBC-Learning English Terms Of Use: This post is reproduced under licence from www.bbc.co.uk/.  You are not allowed to modify, edit, reproduce, republish the contents of this post for … Continue reading

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News Review (Racial inequality in the UK) – BBC Learning English (Oct 10 2017)

News Review (Racial inequality in the UK) – BBC Learning English (Oct 10 2017) Source: BBC-Learning English Terms Of Use: This post is reproduced under licence from www.bbc.co.uk/.  You are not allowed to modify, edit, reproduce, republish the contents of this post for … Continue reading

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BBC Learning English – News Review / Space tourists to visit the Moon

1 Activity News Review 28 Feb 2017 People are going back to the Moon – but this time as tourists. Neil and Catherine look at the language the world’s media is using to discuss this story – and show you … Continue reading

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A burning issue with some Samsung smartphones – BBC Learning English (Oct 11, 2016)

Learning English Samsung has suspended sales of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone amid reports that the South Korean company could permanently stop producing the phone. The move follows continuing reports that battery problems are causing a few to catch fire, … Continue reading

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Colombia rejects deal to end conflict with rebels | News Review – BBC Learning English (Oct 04, 2016)

Learning English The Colombian president, Juan Manuel Santos, has met opposition leaders to find a way to salvage the peace process after voters rejected a deal that was four years in the making. He’s appointed senior officials to discuss ways … Continue reading

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Trump vs Clinton: first US presidential TV debate | News Review – BBC Learning English (Sep 27, 2016)

Learning English Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have clashed over their policies and their characters in the first televised debate of the US Presidential campaign. The broadcast covered a range of issues including the economy, race relations and security. Nick … Continue reading

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China’s huge telescope | News Review – BBC Learning English (Sep 20, 2016)

Learning English China has completed the installation of the world’s largest radio telescope. The last panel was fitted into the centre of the giant dish located on a remote mountain in the South Western province of Guizhou. Celia Hatton – … Continue reading

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A hidden illness | News Review – BBC Learning English (Sep 13, 2016)

Learning English The democratic presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton has said in an interview that she didn’t disclose her pneumonia diagnosis originally as she didn’t think it would be a big deal. She’s been facing criticism that she hadn’t revealed her … Continue reading

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A major problem with our oceans | News Review – BBC Learning English (Sep 06, 2016)

Learning English A report compiled by 80 scientists from 12 countries says the global impact of ocean warming has been severely underestimated. The study launched by the International Union for Conservation of Nature suggests that climate change is pushing plankton, … Continue reading

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Thousands of migrants have been rescued | News Review – BBC Learning English (Aug 30, 2016)

Learning English The Italian coastguard says it coordinated the rescue of six and a half thousand migrants from the Mediterranean on Monday. It made more than 40 separate sorties across the day, making it one of the busiest days in … Continue reading

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