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  • Wanted: Penguin Counter (A2-B1)
    Wanted: Penguin Counter (A2-B1)
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    Le 19/10/2022. At the beginning of the year, the UK Antarctic Heritage Trust created a strange job alert for four people. It said, “We are now recruiting for a new team to be based at Port Lockroy in Antarctica for the 2022/23 season.” What’s strange about that? There is no electricity, no plumbing and there are no other residents on Goudier island except for 1 500 penguins!

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  • The problem with People’s Park (B1)
    The problem with People’s Park (B1)
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    Le 21/09/2022. In Berkeley, California, People’s Park is a problem for the city of Berkeley and the University of California. Why? In the 60s, the park was a symbol for community and freedom of expression. But today, the park is home to the homeless. And not everyone is happy about that. 

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  • Look to the British! (B2)
    Look to the British! (B2)
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    Le 08/07/2022. The UK are setting an example for the rest of the world in terms of the refugee crisis. While many people have criticised how the UK government treats refugees, there are charities, non-profit organisations and individuals who work hard at welcoming refugees to the country. This is definitely a time to look to the British if you want to learn about benevolence!  

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  • Long live the Queen! (B1-B2)
    Long live the Queen! (B1-B2)
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    Le 08/06/2022. Imagine becoming queen at just 25 years of age! Are you scared, intimidated, anxious, excited? British Monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, who became queen in 1952 probably felt all those emotions. Now, we are 70 years later and the British are celebrating her Platinum Jubilee.

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  • ‘The Dropout’ / B2
    ‘The Dropout’ / B2
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    Le 10/05/2022. “Money. Romance. Tragedy. Deception. How did the world’s youngest self-made female billionaire loses it all in the blink of an eye?” This is part of the description for ‘The Dropout’, a series about Elizabeth Holmes and her company Theranos. Intriguing, isn’t it? And it becomes even more intriguing when you know that the series is based on a true story. 

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