Trump có thể là TT và lái bọ hung từ xa?

Today's Headlines (03/8/2016):

  • Obama says Trump unfit to be president
  • Singapore scientists create cyborg beetle
  • Scans reveal how teenage brain develops

Transcript/Bài khóa

President Obama has said the Republican nominee Donald Trump is unfit to be president and questioned why party leaders still support his candidacy. Mr Trump has hit back, accusing Mr Obama of failed leadership.

Scientists in Singapore have wired up giant beetles and shown that they can control the insects remotely. They're hoping to use the technology to help save lives in disaster zones and to fight security threats.

British scientists at Cambridge University have gained a new insight into behavioural changes that happen in our teenage years. Using brain scanning techniques, they're gaining clues about why some young people develop mental illnesses.

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Words and Phrases/Từ vựng

Hãy nghe lại một lần nữa. Đây là định nghĩa các từ có thể giúp bạn khi nghe:

questioned (here: expressed doubts about): đặt câu hỏi, nghi vấn, tỏ ra hoài nghi về một ai đó hay điều gì đó

remotely (from a distance): từ xa

insight (understanding): cái nhìn thấu đáo, hiểu biết về

Exercise/Bài tập

Dùng một từ hoặc cụm từ ở trên để hoàn thành các câu sau. Chú ý là bạn có thể phải thay đổi dạng của từ hay cụm từ đó cho thích hợp.questioned / remotely / insight

1. Nowadays you can unlock your car __________, just by pressing a button on an electronic device.

2. Mary's experience as a holiday rep helped her to get an __________ into the minds of young tourists.

3. The football coach __________ the commitment of his players after he spotted them partying and drinking heavily at a nightclub in town.

Answer/Giải đáp

1. Nowadays you can unlock your car remotely, just by pressing a button on an electronic device.

2. Mary's experience as a holiday rep helped her to get an insight into the minds of young tourists.

3. The football coach questioned the commitment of his players after he spotted them partying and drinking heavily at a nightclub in town.

This bulletin comes from BBC World Service Radio.

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