11/4/17
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London terror attack

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Hanoi is very very hot [ENTRY]

In recent days, Hanoi is experiencing one of the hottest days this summer. Temperature hits 40 degrees Celsius, even some parts of the capital city was nearly 48°C. Many old people and kids was nearly 48°C. Many old people and kids had to go to hospital. The temperature continues hot until early next week and may become worse. It is the hottest summer among recent 44 years.

Source: Collection

1.      Experience (verb): trải qua

2.      The hottest + Noun: so sánh cao nhất

ð “Hanoi experiences one of the hottest days this summer”: Hà Nội đang trải qua một trong những ngày nóng nhất vào mùa hè này.

3.      Temperature (noun): nhiệt độ

4.      Go to hospital: nhập viện

5.      Continue (verb): tiếp tục

6.      Become worse : trở nên nóng hơn nữa, khắc nghiệt hơn nữa (trong ngữ cảnh của bài)

London terror attack: 7 people killed [BASIC]

On 3rd June, London was terror attacked by Islamic State.  Seven people were killed, 48 injured ones were taken to hospital and 21 (out of 48) are in a critical condition. The victims come from many countries such as France, Australia, and New Zealand… Only one of those killed was identified: Christine Archibald from British Columbia, Canada. Islamic State claims responsibility for the terror attack.

Source: The Guardian

1.      Terror attack: Tấn công khủng bố

2.      Islamic State: Tổ chức Nhà nước Hồi giáo tự xưng (IS)

3.      Kill (verb): giết hại

4.      Injure (verb): bị thương

5.      Critical conditional: tình trạng nguy hiểm

ð “Seven people were killed, 48 injured ones were taken to hospital and 21 (out of 48) are in a critical condition” – Bảy người đã bị sát hại, 48 người bị thương đưa đi bệnh viên, trong đó có 21 người trong tình trạng nguy hiểm.

6.      Victim (noun): nạn nhân

7.      Identify (verb): xác nhận

8.      Claim responsibility for something: tuyên bố trách nhiệm về cái gì đó

Vietnam can achieve 6.7 percent GDP growth rate in 2017[BUSINESS]

In interview with Thoi Bao Kinh Te Sai Gon, Minister of Planning and Investment (MPI) Nguyen Chi Dung said: “GDP growth has important significance for Vietnam as it creates resources for investment & development, generates jobs, and increases the budget revenue to spend more on investment and social welfare, contributing to political stability”. In the first four months of 2017, economic results are below the average performance in the previous years. They can lead GDP growth to meet the 6.7 percent target. Although the government may not try to achieve 6.7 GDP growth rate at any cost, they want to take full advantage of the opportunities and potential to speed up develop.

Source: Vietnamnet

ENTERTAINING – Song “Happy” – Pharrell Williams

This song can make you happy like its name. It is written by American singer and record producer Pharrell Williams from the Despicable Me 2 soundtrack album. This song was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Song. “Happy” peaked at No.1 in the US, UK, Canada … with more than 8 million copies sold in 2013.

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PGJX9tutZEA

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