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  1. changing
  2. instrument
  3. ultrasound
  4. divisive
  5. tribute
  1. a in a state of becoming different;the rapidly changing world of politics;eg:
    But in China, these animals are being exposed to the elements as well as insects, mice and other carriers of dangerous illnesses. Gale said the effects of these conditions on the environment have many Chinese worried about food safety.

    "As the marketing chain distance between the consumer and the pigs increases, the consumers don't really know where their pork came from or what's in it," said Gale. "There are a lot of things like this on the Chinese internet where a local person, in some village, is complaining about the big farms near his house and how they dump all this manure in the water making it undrinkable."

    But not every aspect of getting these increasingly popular foods to the dinner table is unpalatable. Fabinyi argues fishing opportunities for people living on islands with poor agricultural potential provide a livelihood for a population that has few other natural resources to draw from.

    "The trade in live-fish has been a massively important economic stimulus to local communities," said Fabinyi. "Relative to where they were previously, many households have been able to improve their standards of living from assistance-level only to being able to invest in basic-level education for their children, some level of healthcare and material goods that have resulted in the improved standard of living."

    Chinese eaters are becoming more adventurous than ever before. In turn, as the flavors they seek grow in complexity, so do the effects of the country's massive consumption. Food experts claim both the positive and negative consequences of China's changing diet are already beginning to cross borders, become international issues and will continue to do so as consumption grows.
  2. b an object, such as a piano, guitar or drum, which is played to produce musical instrument do you play?
  3. c something that you say, write or give which shows your respect and admiration for someone, especially on a formal occasion. eg:Malaysian papers turn black in tribute to crashed jet
  4. d n. a method of producing images by using a machine that produces sound waves which are too high to be heard
  5. e describes something that causes great and sometimes unfriendly disagreement within a group of people.The Vietnam war was an extremely divisive issue in the US. eg:Today, April 30, marks the anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War. On this date in 1975, Marines evacuated the last Americans from the embassy in Saigon, bringing to a close America's most divisive foreign conflict - a division expressed in street protests and in song.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. to become weaker in strength or influence
    eg: Protests against Thailand's caretaker government show no sign of waning now that judges have ruled authorities cannot use force to disperse them.
  2. a pleasant musical sound made by different notes being played or sung at the same time
    singing in harmony
    It is a simple melody with complex harmonies.
  3. Desiring or consuming great quantities
  4. considering or discussing something. eg:After much deliberation, she decided to accept their offer. eg: After five days of deliberations, the jury decided on a verdict.
  5. describes something that is sudden and unexpected, and often unpleasant.Our conversation came to an abrupt end when George burst into the room.

5 True/False Questions

  1. conservationwhen someone is prosecuted. eg:Doctors guilty of neglect are liable to prosecution.


  2. pretentioustrying to appear or sound more important or clever than you are, especially in matters of art and literature.a pretentious art critic. eg: A bombastic piece of writing many impress some readers,but others will surely conclude that its author is an insincere and pretentious person.


  3. unmolestedADJ If someone does something unmolested, they do it without being stopped or interfered with.Like many fugitives, he lived in Argentina unmolested for many years. Although a civil court has now ruled authorities cannot use force to disperse demonstrators, many protesters are skeptical they will be unmolested.


  4. affection[C usually plural] a planned way of doing something
    These bomb attacks represent a change of tactics by the terrorists.


  5. retaliateto hurt someone or do something harmful to them because they have done or said something harmful to you. eg:Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told state television that Russia would retaliate against threats to its interests the same way as it did in South Ossetia in 2008, which led to a brief war between Russia and an overmatched Georgia.
    Hundreds of U.S. Army paratroopers landed in Poland Wednesday to, in the words of the Pentagon, "send a message" to Moscow and reassure nervous U.S. allies.
    Ukraine has also decided to resume what it calls "anti-terrorist" operations against pro-Russians in the east.
    Pro-Russian gunmen are demanding the right to hold referendums on splitting with Ukraine and joining Russia. A vote last month in Crimea led to the Russian annexation of the Ukrainian peninsula.


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