What the Duck
Mimi and Eunice
Is the News Accurate?
Transcript Newscaster: “And that’s the way we want you to think it is.” Vocabulary Newscaster (n.) /ˈnjuːzˌkɑː.stər/someone who reads out the reports on a television or radio news program Context This comic strip is making fun of the fact that some news channels don’t really report an objective version of…
Do You Mind If I…?
Transcript Anesthetist: Count backwards from 100 and tell me when you can no longer feel your wallet. Vocabulary Anesthetist (n.) /əˈniːs.θə.tɪst/ a doctor who gives anaesthetic to people in hospital. Anesthesia (n.) /ˌæn.əsˈθiː.zi.ə/ before an operation, the patients are put to sleep. This is called anesthesia (= a state in which…