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Trump e Hillary abrem vantagem sobre rivais em Superterça

Transcript

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have dominated the Super Tuesday presidential primaries - both now the firm favourites to win their party nominations for November’s election. Mr Trump has won seven states so far for the Republicans. His rival Ted Cruz won two. Marco Rubio got just one. In the Democratic Party race Hillary Clinton is projected to have won in seven states – including the major prize of Texas. Her only rival Bernie Sanders has won in four.

The threat of the Zika virus reaching the US has come a step closer. Scientists are warning that hundreds of thousands of people in the American territory of Puerto Rico could become infected in the coming months and possibly spread Zika to the US itself.

A Nasa astronaut and a Russian cosmonaut are back on Earth after spending nearly a year on board the International Space Station. Their research will help plan a future manned mission to Mars.

Transcrição em português

Donald Trump e Hillary Clinton dominaram as primárias da Superterça nos EUA - ambos são agora os favoritos para vencer as nominações de seus partidos para a eleição presidencial de novembro. Entre os Republicanos, Trump ganhou em sete Estados. Seu rival Ted Cruz em dois. Marco Rubio em apenas um. No Partido Democrata, Hillary Clinton ganhou em sete Estados - incluindo o cobiçado Texas. Seu único rival, Bernie Sanders, ganhou em quatro.

A ameaça de o vírus Zika chegar aos EUA avançou mais um passo. Cientistas estão alertando que centenas de milhares de pessoas no território americano de Porto Rico podem ser infectadas nos próximos meses e possivelmente espalhar zika pelos EUA.

Um astronauta da Nasa e um cosmonauta russo estão de volta à Terra depois de passar quase um ano na Estação Espacial Internacional. Sua pesquisa ajudará a planejar uma futura missão tripuladas a Marte.

Words, phrases and definitions

dominated

warning making people aware of danger

manned (of a machine) operated by people who are carried inside it

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Exercise

1. For the first time in over 50 years, a __________ submarine has reached the deepest place in the ocean: the Mariana Trench.

2. Manchester United __________ Sunday's match and look increasingly likely to win the league.

3. Max, you know you have to finish your homework before going out. Your teacher __________ you that you'll fail if you don't do it on time.

Answers

1. For the first time in over 50 years, a manned submarine has reached the deepest place in the ocean: the Mariana Trench.

2. Manchester United dominated Sunday's match and look increasingly likely to win the league.

3. Max, you know you have to finish your homework before going out. Your teacher warned you that you'll fail if you don't do it on time.o it on time.