Story of the week – Week Starting June 1st 2020

BBC News - Samoan Rugby Team

During these strange times, there have been many stories of people separated from their families, or stuck away from home. This is one of the more extreme examples. The Samoan rugby team has been away from home for 104 days!!

Here is the article on BBC News. We estimate a B1 level of English and above to enjoy the article. It’s a 20 to 30 minute read.

Vocabulary to look out for

set off – to start on a trip

cease – to stop something

stuckunable to move, or set in a particular position, place, or way of thinking

snoring – to breathe in a very noisy way while you are sleeping

cheek by jowl – very close together

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