In the News, May 27th, 2021

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This is a podcast which picks up a few interesting things that have appeared in the news in recent weeks. In this episode we have two stories on world news and one on the environment.

In world news, we hear a very scary story about a tourist bridge collapsing in China. You learn more about this story here:

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/may/10/china-tourist-bridge-glass-panels-smash-longjing-city

In the environment, we discover that the Earth’s stratosphere is getting smaller. You can learn more about this frightening story here:

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2021/may/12/emissions-shrinking-the-stratosphere-scientists-find 

And finally, in world news learn about a young boy who has gone from being homeless to being a Chess master. Read about this inspiring story here:

https://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/tanitoluwa-adewumi-refugee-chess-champion-national-master/

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/05/08/opinion/sunday/homeless-chess-champion-tani-adewumi.html

Worksheet Answers:

  1. B 2. B 3. D

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