Lion escapes from Zoo

A lion in a zoo in Shandong, China escaped from its cage. A 65 year-old zoo keeper was cleaning the lion’s cage when the lion attacked him. He was bitten on the shoulder and later died of his injuries. The lion then escaped from its cage. The lion was loose in...

Argentine President insults the Chinese on Twitter

Christina Fernandez de Kirchner, the president of Argentina, has made fun of the Chinese on Twitter. In her tweet she laughs at how the Chinese struggle to pronounce the letter ‘r’. She said that the Chinese can’t pronounce words such as...

Fake bank steals $32million

Vocabulary: fake (adj), state-owned (adj), to deposit (v), suspicious (adj), interest (money) (n), arrest (v). A fake bank was built in China and has stolen 200 million Yuan ($32million) from Chinese people. Photo: BBC The bank was built to look exactly like other...

36 People Dead in New Year Celebration

Vocabulary: crush (v+n), stampede (n), fireworks show (n), fake (adj), to collect (v), to push (v). Last night the world celebrated the end of 2014 and the coming of a new year. While most people partied and celebrated with friends and family, in Shanghai, China,...