ITN World News: Activity Book

ITN World News: Activity Book

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This explanatory text accompanies a 60-minute video cassette of international news stories for learners of the English language who wish to increase their ability to understand English news broadcasts. The book contains tasks and exercises related to the news items.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 150 x 230mm | 143g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • halftones throughout
  • 0194586006
  • 9780194586009

Table of contents

ITN WORLD NEWS; CONTENTS; UNIT 1: INTERNATIONAL CRISIS AND WAR; Item 1 Invasion of Kuwait; Item 2 Outbreak of the Gulf War; Item 3 End of the Gulf War; UNIT 2: DIPLOMATIC VISITS; Item 4 End of the Cold War: Mr Gorbachev meets Mr Bush; Item 5 Mrs Thatcher receives Nelson Mandela at No.10; Item 6 John Major visits Helmut Kohl in Bonn; UNIT 3: DEMONSTRATIONS AND RESISTANCE; Item 7 Chinese authorities fight anti-government radio broadcasts; Item 8 Hunger strikes in Romania to protest against election; Item 9 Demonstration against the 'Poll tax' in London; UNIT 4: DRUGS; Item 10 US athletes using potentially lethal 'wonder-drug'; Item 11 Cocaine use soars in US; Item 12 Britain's Royal Navy fights Columbian drug smugglers; UNIT 5: NATURAL DISASTERS; Item 13 Hawaiian village threatened by volcano; Item 14 Earthquakes shake Romania; Item 15 Storm damage in the UK; Item 16 Floods in Norfolk, UK; UNIT 6: ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES; Item 17 International conference about how to save the ozone layer; Item 18 Oil slick in the Gulf; Item 19 Acid rain in Scotland; UNIT 7: SPECIAL REPORT; US Energy Policy; UNIT 8: FUNNY ITEMS; Item 20 Rats play basketball; Item 21 Robot Olympicsshow more