最近話題になっている “Brexit”

Brexitというのは、英国が欧州連合(EU)を離脱することをいいます。

(以下CNN EXPRESS 9月号から抜粋)

英国は6月23日の国民投票で欧州連合(EU)離脱を選択しました。離脱支持が51.9%、残留支持が41.8%の僅差であった。残留を訴えたキャメロン首相は示威を表明、(以下省略)

There is a lot of fallout this hour after the historic vote here in the UK to leave the European Union. News of the decision has triggered stocks around the globe into freefall. London’s FTSE 100 Index plunged by more than 8 percent at the opening this morning,  though you can see it has recovered somewhat since then.

EUと英国が離れたことで、世界はいろいろ変わってきています。皆さんもぜひ注目してください。ひとつ質問です。キャメロン首相は責任を取って首相を辞任しました。現在の首相の名前が言えますか。

時事ニュースもLLC内でCNN ENGLISH EXPRESSを読んでゲットすることができます。まだまだ暑さが続きます。冷房完備のLLCで世界の出来事を見てみませんか。

 

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Usborne books

We have quite a few new Usborne books in the LLC now. You may know Usborne, a British publisher specialising in children’s books, already. The Usborne First Reading series (part of the Usborne Reading Programme) has many well-known books, such as Little Red Riding Hood and The Hare and the Tortoise. But it also includes several traditional stories that you may not have read before. Here are three of them. Click on the links next to each cover to see the book in the LLC Booklog. Note that each book is very short and easy to read, and we have worksheets that you can put in your Career Folio.… Continue reading