Listen to the radio interview about how false information spreads and do the exercises to practise and improve your listening skills.

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Do you use Wikipedia? What’s your opinion of it? Have you ever believed information and later discovered it was false? What happened?
 

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SA7GGO 23 March, 2018 - 11:00

The content of this quiz is good! But maybe it could be possible to turn down the volume of the opening jingle a bit. When I listened through my headphones those saw-tones hurted a lot. So that could be a point for improvement.

But otherwise: Good!
Thanks!

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pkk_highschool 20 March, 2018 - 01:41

could you explain grammar of this sentence, where is S and main verb.
:Then, in turn, the original Wikipedia entry references or quotes the article as validation that the information is true

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Jonathan - Coor... 20 March, 2018 - 07:16

Hi pkk_highschool. OK, here's how it breaks down.

  • Then, in turn, ... (adverbials)
  • ... the original Wikipedia entry ... (subject)
  • ... references or quotes ... (two main verbs, joined by 'or')
  • ... the article ... (the direct object of 'references or quotes')

The word 'references' is a verb here. It can also be a noun, though, so it may look like the subject is 'the original Wikipedia entry references ...'. But that's not right in this case.

Does that help? :)

Jonathan (LearnEnglish Teens Team)

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