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Post by b.ettoumi on Thu Oct 18, 2018 4:25 pm

Hi everyone,

next week we'll be talking about Artificial intelligence, enjoy the read.

https://www.investopedia.com/terms/a/artificial-intelligence-ai.asp
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Post by Florine VIAUD on Thu Oct 18, 2018 5:11 pm

hello,

Here is the article I've chosen for next week : Legalizing Recreational Marijuana, Canada Begins a National Experiment : https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/17/world/canada/marijuana-pot-cannabis-legalization.html?rref=collection%2Fsectioncollection%2Fworld

Vocabulary :
- jubilant : people showing great joy
- edible : something eatable
- fairness : justice
- a foothold : a secure position
- soaring, to soar : to fly at a great height
- buoyant : float
- shortage : no product left
- to tame : break in, domesticate
- scourge : a cause of affliction or calamity

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Post by Narimane Ayad on Sat Oct 20, 2018 12:49 am


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Post by Mayra Fernandes on Sat Oct 20, 2018 4:15 pm

Hey guys,

My article for discussion next week is about meritocracy: https://www.forbes.com/sites/paologaudiano/2018/05/29/meritocracy-is-a-chimera/#35dfc8a60acd

Vocabulary:

apropos: appropriate
assuage:  soothe/ease
myriad: countless
egregious: enormous
rife: widespread
lifespan: lifetime
albeit: although
unwittingly: unconsciously

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Post by Vincent Balthazar on Sat Oct 20, 2018 9:06 pm

Hi everybody !

Here is my article, about whitewashing and the lack of diversity in the animation industry : https://metro.co.uk/2018/09/24/what-disney-did-to-fix-the-whitewashing-of-princess-tiana-exposes-another-glaring-problem-7975103/

Vocabulary :

to spot : to see
blatant : flagrant
Sheer : clear
nappies : panties for babies
ferocious : agressive
roots : your origins

Enjoy it !!
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Post by Aurélie Yee on Sat Oct 20, 2018 11:20 pm

Hello guys,

Next week, we will talk about the elitist dating app, The League. Competing with Tinder and Bumble, it presents itself as « a dating app castering to the intelligent, educated and ambitious ».
https://www.tricitynews.com/lifestyles/the-league-vancouver-s-newest-dating-app-aimed-at-would-be-power-couples-1.23462182

Vocabulary:
- hookup: casual sexual meeting
- pool: a group (in this context)
- weed out: eliminate
- attain: achive, accomplish
- income: money earned
- thresholds: limit
- seek: search for
- topsy-turvy: upside down

Enjoy your reading !
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Post by Admin on Sun Oct 21, 2018 10:51 am

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