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كلمات في الاخبار: الذكرى العاشرة لهجمات 11 سبتمبر

النص بالعربية

لحظة فاصلة في القرن الجديد...

تجري الاستعدادات لمراسم إحياء الذكرى السنوية العاشرة لهجمات 11 سبتمبر/أيلول والتي أودت بحياة ما يقرب من 3000 شخص.

وألقى الرئيس الامريكي جورج بوش خطاباً الى الامة متوعداً بمعاقبة من يقف وراء الهجمات وأي دولة تؤوي ارهابيين.

وأستجلب ذلك قصف افغانستان وملاحقة زعيم تنظيم القاعدة اسامة بن لادن.

النص بالانكليزية

The defining moment of a new century…

Preparations are being made to mark the tenth anniversary of the September 11th attacks which resulted in the deaths of almost 3,000 people.

US president George W. Bush addressed the nation promising to punish those behind the attacks and any country which harboured terrorists.

This precipitated the bombing of Afghanistan and the pursuit of the Al Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden.

المفردات

لحظة فاصلة

defining moment: event which changes the course of history

ألقى خطاباً الى الامة

addressed the nation: made a speech to his countrymen

أوى

harboured: gave shelter to

أستجلب

precipitated: brought about

مطاردة

the pursuit of: the relentless search and capture of

تمرين

اختر المفردة الصحيحة من القائمة أدناه لإكمال كل جملة.

ملاحظة: قد تحتاجون لتغيير صيغة الكلمة لكي تكتمل الجملة بشكل صحيح.

Exercise:

Use one of the words or phrases below to complete each of these sentences from a BBC news report.

Note that you may have to change the form of a word to complete the sentence correctly.

defining moment / addressed the nation / harboured / precipitated / the pursuit of

1. Newspapers in Thailand have expressed the hope that Sunday's surprise landslide election victory for the Pheu Thai party will _____________ an era of national reconciliation.

2. Reggae singer Luciano has been charged with ___________ a fugitive who shot and wounded three police officers, Jamaican police have said.

3. Hare coursing is___________ a hare by a pair of hunting dogs, often greyhounds, and is common in rural Northern Ireland.

4. It was one of the _______________________ of the last Labour government's years in power. The Commons debate in March 2003 that preceded the Iraq invasion is seared in many people's memories.

5. Looking much thinner than when he last _____________________, Mr Chavez on Thursday confirmed what many had suspected - his health problems were more serious than first thought, says the BBC's Sarah Grainger in Caracas.

الاجوبة

Answers:

1. Newspapers in Thailand have expressed the hope that Sunday's surprise landslide election victory for the Pheu Thai party will precipitate an era of national reconciliation.

Source: Thai press focus on reconciliation

http://bbc.in/oti1UZ

2. Reggae singer Luciano has been charged with harbouring a fugitive who shot and wounded three police officers, Jamaican police have said.

Source: Reggae star charged over gunman

http://bbc.in/p1E3f6

3. Hare coursing is the pursuit of a hare by a pair of hunting dogs, often greyhounds, and is common in rural Northern Ireland.

Source: Permanent ban for hare coursing in Northern Ireland

http://bbc.in/pU58Qb

4. It was one of the defining moments of the last Labour government's years in power. The Commons debate in March 2003 that preceded the Iraq invasion is seared in many people's memories.

Source: Why is Libyan conflict less controversial than Iraq?

http://bbc.in/k3NpaD

5. Looking much thinner than when he last addressed the nation, Mr Chavez on Thursday confirmed what many had suspected - his health problems were more serious than first thought, says the BBC's Sarah Grainger in Caracas.

Source: Venezuela 'is calm' after Hugo Chavez cancer surgery

http://bbc.in/ioKQjv