Have you ever made a phone call to the wrong person by mistake? Imagine doing it from space! Neil and Tom teach you the language the media is using to discuss this story.
Key words and phrases
extremely large, enormous
•Compared to 20 years ago, the cost of a train ticket is astronomical!
•The country has struggled for the last decade with astronomical debt.
causes strong fear
•A sudden rise in oil prices often sparks panic among drivers.
•Alien spaceships arriving from Mars sparked panic.
activity which is out of control
•The smell of blood drove the sharks into a violent feeding frenzy.
•Last-minute Christmas shoppers grabbed the final items on the shelves in frenzy.
[Cover: Getty Images]
Visit our website for more details and a quiz: http://www.bbc.com/learningenglish/english/course/newsreview/unit-8/session-79
For more English videos and English lessons to help you learn English: www.bbclearningenglish.com
Learn English with our free English videos everyday on BBC Learning English’s website and YouTube channel. Learning English is easy! Improve your English with our free English videos and lessons on grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and English exams.
We like receiving and reading your comments – please use English when you comment.
For more free English lessons and videos visit our website: http://www.bbclearningenglish.com