In the News, Mar 29, 2019

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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 something on science, the environment, and sport.

In science, we pick up on a previous story, about a discovery made by the spacecraft Hayabusa 2.

You can find out more about this interesting story here:

http://www.asahi.com/ajw/articles/AJ201903200029.html

http://science.sciencemag.org/content/early/2019/03/18/science.aav7432

In the environment, we hear about efforts in Spain to reverse desertification.

You can learn more about this situation:

https://elpais.com/elpais/2019/03/18/inenglish/1552901535_502166.html

And finally, in sport we find that Australia’s most popular sport has begun its 2019 season. What is Aussie Rules, anyway? You can learn a little about it by watching these videos:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XMZYZcoAcU0

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mnv32s8jPz0

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nv6Hstjrf7g

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qya8joob2fw

Worksheet Answers:

  1. C 2. D 3. B

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