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News Items, one


Here are some news items.

A. How would you describe them? That’s ………

funny worrying fantastic
super touching wonderful
crazy shocking disastrous
boring annoying catastrophic
unusual historical hilarious
scary horrible incredible
mundane messed up outrageous
sad important scandalous
comical sickening sensational
strange surprising stimulating
tragic terrible terrifying
unreal gruesome unbelievable
awesome the usual waste of time

Oh, my god! Wow! What’ll we do now? What do you think about that? As usual. I pity them. Who cares? I can’t believe it! That’s nothing unusual. Oh, no! How terrible! What a pity.

B. Why did this happen?
C. Is this good or bad?
D. What are the consequences?


News Items

1. The price of coffee has decreased by 15% his quarter.

2. Housing prices have increased by an average of 33% over the past ten years.

3. In Germany, railway employees have begun a strike.

4. Walmart department stores have announced the closure of 30 of its stores nationwide.

5. A new app has be released; it allows patients to be diagnosed and given medical treatments for $5.

6. The president has vetoed a bill passed by congress to raise the minimum wage to $12 an hour.

7. A hundred and twenty nations have signed treaty promising to cut carbon emissions by 50% in the next twenty years.

8. A hundred thousand people have gathered at the plaza to celebrate carnival.

9. A fashion show was held at the City Opera House. Models have displayed the latest costumes by the fashion designer Pierre Bordeaux.

10. In sports, the Lithuanian basketball team defeated the US team, 78 to 77.


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