Donald Trump has told the Republican National Convention he’s proud to be their nominee for president. In a video message, after being formally confirmed as candidate, Mr Trump said he would win the vote in November and bring real change to Washington.
The International Olympic Committee has said it will explore all legal options before it decides whether to implement a collective ban on all Russian athletes from competing at the Rio games: they start in just three weeks. The IOC has received a damning report into widespread state-sponsored doping in Russian sport, particularly at the Winter Games in Sochi.
Scientists say that last month was the warmest June on record. It’s part of a trend that’s seen temperatures for the first six months of 2016 rise by an average of 1.5 degrees Celsius compared to pre-industrial levels. An international climate pact signed last year was intended to stop the world warming up by such a margin.
Transcrição para o Português
Donald Trump disse na Convenção Nacional do Partido Republicano que tem orgulho de ser seu candidato à Presidência dos EUA. Em uma mensagem em vídeo, após ser oficialmente confirmado, Trump disse que ganhará a eleição de novembro e trará mudanças reais a Washington.
O Comitê Olímpico Internacional (COI) disse que explorará todas as opções jurídicas antes de decidir se proibirá todos os atletas russos de competir nos Jogos da Rio 2016, que começam em três semanas. O COI recebeu um relatório condenatório sobre doping generalizado patrocinado pelo Estado no esporte russo, em particular nos Jogos de Inverno de Sochi.
Cientistas dizem que o mês passado foi o junho mais quente já registrado. Isso faz parte do mesmo fenômeno que viu temperaturas aumentarem nos primeiros seis meses do ano a uma média de 1,5º C na comparação com níveis pré-industriais. Um acordo climático global fechado no ano passado foi criado para impedir que o mundo chegasse a esses níveis de aquecimento.
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person who applies for a job or a post
general development in a situation
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Use one of the words or phrases from Lingohack to complete each of these sentences. Note that you may have to change the form of a word or phrase to complete the sentence correctly.
candidate / damning / trend
1. Johnny's teacher wrote a __________ report about his behaviour in class. The teenager was suspended from school for a whole month.
2. Mrs Jones did such a good job as a member of parliament that her party thought she was a natural __________ for prime minister.
3. The price of gold in London rocketed yesterday in line with the global __________.
1. Johnny's teacher wrote a damning report about his behaviour in class. The teenager was suspended from school for a whole month.
2. Mrs Jones did such a good job as a member of parliament that her party thought she was a natural candidate for prime minister.
3. The price of gold in London rocketed yesterday in line with the global trend.