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BBC News - July 30

Published: 07.31.2020
Level 5   |   Time: 0:55
Accent: British
BBC Global News Podcast (07.30.2020)

News Headlines from the BBC Global News Podcast - the US election, terrorism in Belarus, COVID-19 and bananas.


You can download the file [ HERE ].


triangle Directions

  1. REVIEW the vocabulary.
  2. LISTEN to the audio.
  3. ANSWER the questions.
  4. CHECK your answers (Show Answers)

triangle Vocabulary

  • fellow [adj] - in the same group or party
  • Republicans [n] - the right-wing/conservative political party of the US
  • launch [v] - start
  • criminal proceedings [n] - work done to prove someone is guilty of a crime
  • FIFA [n] - the world football (soccer) organization
  • alleged [adj] - an illegal activity said to have happened without proof
  • mercenaries [n] - soldiers who works for money
  • accused of [v] - say someone did something wrong or illegal
  • plotting [v] - planning
  • acts [n] - instances
  • insomnia [n] - unable to sleep
  • treat [v] - try to cure or fix

[n] - noun,  [v] - verb, [phv] - phrasal verb,  [adj] - adjective,  [exp] - expression

triangle Questions

  1. Donald Trump wants to have US presidential election as soon as possible.

  2. Trump has suggested that voting is not safe at this time.

  3. Other American Republicans support Trumps idea.

  4. Sweden has accused the head of FIFA of criminal activities.

  5. COVID-19 has had an effect on bananas.

  6. Russian mercenaries have already committed acts of terrorism in Belarus.

  7. There is a new app that will help people fall asleep.

triangle Script

This is the Global News Podcast from the BBC World Service. Hello I'm Oliver Conway and this edition is published in the early hours of Friday, the thirty-first of July.

Our main stories: President Trump suggests delaying the US election until people can vote safely, but fellow Republicans disagree.

Switzerland launches criminal proceedings against the president of FIFA Gianni Infantino.

And the effect of COVID-19 on Ghanaian bananas.

Also in the podcast, alleged Russian mercenaries accused of plotting acts of terrorism in Belarus.

And “trying to get to sleep was a really big part of the problem insomnia, and this helped you to forget about it that and to fall asleep without thinking about it.” A new app to help people treat sleeplessness themselves.

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