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Vocabulary 12

Vocabulary 11

Discuss the possible recommendations to space tourists

Vocabulary 10

Find information about the latest multinational space missions and speak about them.

Vocabulary 9

Work out a declaration on US-Middle East cooperation in the sphere of education.

 
199) a space mission      
200) launched in Kazakhstan      
201) Earth-like planets      
202) outside the solar system      
203) monitor smth      
204) the brightness of stars      
205) hundreds of thousands      
206) characteristic twinkle      
207) Russian-built Soyuz rocket      
208) blast off      
209) Baikonur Cosmodrome      
210) a satellite      
211) spend some years in orbit      
212) onboard      
213) measure minute changes      
214) detect planets      
215) orbit around smth      
216) an eclipse      
217) close to impossible      
218) exoplanets      
219) ground-based telescopes      
220) support life      

2. Think about possible tasks of such a mission in a five years. How can the goals change with time?

 
221) an astronaut      
222) return from one’s stint      
223) on the space station      
224) age-related osteoporosis      
225) set in      
226) crew members      
227) bone mass      
228) round trip      
229) work on a solution      
230) on a regular basis      
231) deprived of gravity      
232) a model for ageing      
233) weight bearing      
234) as we age      
235) skeleton wastes away      
236) load your skeleton      
237) a means of      
238) accelerated ageing      
239) rapid ageing decline      
240) put mechanical signals into the skeleton      
241) subtle spring      
242) fracture      
243) femur      
244) thighbone      
245) bone density loss      
246) zero gravity      
247) get normal exercise      

1. What is being done by scientists to prevent damage to cosmonauts’ health?

 
248) top police investigator      
249) alleged      
250) involvement with a syndicate      
251) criminal corruption      
252) levelled at a senior policeman      
253) an elite crime fighting agency      
254) bust drug traffickers      
255) law enforcement community      
256) an elite unit      
257) a cocaine smuggling ring      
258) Raid      
259) the Crime Commission's 260) offices      
261) a major chemical a. importation plot      
262) policing circles      
263) police Sydney's docks      
264) one’s arrest has sent 265) shock waves      
266) a senior police officer      
267) controversial      
268) an alleged conspiracy      
269) border controlled precursor 270) chemical      
271) links to Asia      
272) ramifications      
273) investigative powers      
274) compel witnesses to testify      
275) conduct operations      
276) covert surveillance b. operations      
277) there is growing concern c. among lawyers      
278) it's about time      
279) a judicial officer      
280) (be) given full power      
281) fulfil an organization’s d. charter      

1. Study the media information related to drug issues. What are the most flagrant cases?

2. Set up an imaginary commission which is to deal with police involvement in drug trade. What experts should be invited? Why?

 
238) crystal methamphetamine      
239) the Salvation Army's      
240) detox centre      
241) charity      
242) a drop-off in the numbers of people      
243) people addicted to ice      
244) a spiked increase      
245) National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre      
246) get a bad reputation      
247) have negative effects of using a drug      
248) check oneself in for a drug addiction      
249) get into punch-ups      
250) burn down smth to a puddle on the ground      
251) annual drug figures      
252) availability      
253) constantly evolving challenge      
254) take a firm line on smth      
255) the use of illicit drugs      
256) highlight the dangers of a drug      
257) pleasing      

1. What countries are the most successful in their war on drugs?

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