February 20, 2010 • 2:45 pm
In an interview broadcast on CNN today, Christiane Amanpour asks her interviewee:
“So how does this (the economic situation in Cuba – currently described as very good by authorities-, and the energy problems recently reported by Cubans) square up?”
What did she mean?
What other uses of words describing shapes (circle, square, triangle, oval, rectangle, round, etc) help you express various ideas in English?
Feel free to make your comments below. The next round is on me!
Filed under: ■ Shapes & Sizes
February 7, 2010 • 5:19 pm
Music Returns To Port-au-Prince
by Mandalit del Barco
February 6, 2010
Amid the desperation and despair in earthquake-ravaged Port-au-prince, musicians from Haiti’s national chorus, jazz band and philharmonic gave their first post-quake concert. The musicians were able to rescue some instruments from the rubble, and they held the concert in the devastated neighborhood of Bell Aire to bring hope to the displaced.
Click here to get to the National Public Radio page and access the podcast and transcript for this interview.
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