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Voici des articles et vidéos sur l’actualité qui ont été faits spécialement pour être lus par des personnes n’ayant pas l’anglais comme langue maternelle. Ce journal en ligne s’appelle VOA Learning English, et est américain. Chaque article a une version écrite et audio, et chaque mot à l’intérieur des articles est cliquable, affichant la définition de celui-ci. Recevez gratuitement ces articles chaque semaine en vous abonnant au programme de vidéos.

 

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Leaving home to attend a college or university often leads to big changes for a student. One of them can be leaving behind a pet cat, dog or other beloved animal. Kimberly Brubaker says she feels emotionally connected to her two pets: a cat named Dino, and a snake named Mars. “If an animal is part of your entire life, and caring for them is a huge part of it, to take that away is pretty dramatic,” she told the Associated Press. So when Brubaker left home to attend Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Florida, she brought her pets with her. And college [...]
Samedi 21 juillet 2018, Continue reading at the source
More than half a million Rohingya from Myanmar are in refugee camps in Bangladesh. The people, a Muslim minority in Myanmar, fled the military's campaign of violence against them. Now, they face another threat: monsoon rains. The intensity and speed of the rain cause landslides and serious flooding in the camps. The problem is made worse because many refugees take shelter on hills. But trees no longer hold the soil in place. They have been cut down to clear space and provide wood for shelters. The roots have been cut for firewood. When the rains come, the water turns the soil [...]
Samedi 21 juillet 2018, Continue reading at the source
Now, the VOA Learning English program Words and Their Stories. For many people, camping is a popular outdoor activity. Camping is for people who like to feel one with nature. They like sleeping, playing, eating and washing (or not washing) in the open air. In fact, they often like camping a lot more than staying at home. Camping is not always easy. But people who like camping like roughing it. In other words, they don't mind leaving their creature comforts at home. For example, they do not mind sleeping in a tent on the ground. They don't mind cooking and eating outside [...]
Samedi 21 juillet 2018, Continue reading at the source