Tag Archive: current events

Current Events: Week 2

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Read the article from the CBC.


Answer the questions.

  • What is the problem described in the article?
  • What solutions are provided?
  • What is your opinion?


Current Events: Week 1

This week we’re going to be talking about the cost of hosting the Olympic games.

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Check out the article from the CBS news:


What do you think: is hosting the Olympics too costly?  What are some solutions?

Referendums and Democracy

See original imageAfter the Brexit and the referendum in Loire-Atlantique, talk about referendums are in the air.  This article is a summary of a longer radio program.  The participants debate whether referendums are democratic or not.

Here is the summary:

Referendums & Democracy

Answer the questions:

  • What are the dangers of referendums?
  • How could referendum conditions be improved?
  • What do you think?

If you are feeling brave you can check out the original radio program (20 minutes):