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E4-1DetTopRussianReporterInComaAfterAssault.pdf

  1. 1. ENGLISH 4 LISTENING NEW STORIES/MOCK EXAM TOP RUSSIAN REPORTER IN COMA AFTER ASSAULT FROM : EURONEWS, 6.11.2010 - 1 A leading Russian journalist ………………………………………….. (1 attack brutal) outside his home. 2 Oleg Kashin’s legs, jaw and fingers ………………………………………….. (2 break) and he has been put in an artificial coma. 3 4 His editor at the respected daily Kommersant, said the assault outside Kashin’s home in Moscow was likely linked to his coverage of opposition parties. 5 6 7 8 Another journalist tells how Kashin called an ambulance himself. But __________ (3) doctors ………………………………………….. (4 come) , they ………………………………………….. (5 say) he ………………………………………….. (6 cannot remember) what ………………………………………….. (7 happen). 9 10 Police ………………………………………….. (8 say) they have opened a criminal case for attempted murder. 11 12 13 14 Rights groups have criticised Russian authorities for failing to solve a string of journalists’ murders like that of Kremlin critic Anna Politkovskaya. __________ (9 = while) the fourth anniversary of her assassination ………………………………………….. (10 mark) last month, Russia remains one of the most dangerous places in the world for reporters. PHOTO AND SCRIPT : http://www.euronews.net/2010/11/06/top-russian-reporter-in-coma-after-assault 1
  2. 2. ENGLISH 4 LISTENING NEW STORIES/MOCK EXAM TOP RUSSIAN REPORTER IN COMA AFTER ASSAULT FROM : EURONEWS, 6.11.2010 - 1 A leading Russian journalist has been brutally attacked (1 attack brutal) outside his home. 2 3 Oleg Kashin’s legs, jaw and fingers were broken (2 break) and he has been put in an artificial coma. 4 5 His editor at the respected daily Kommersant, said the assault outside Kashin’s home in Moscow was likely linked to his coverage of opposition parties. 6 7 8 Another journalist tells how Kashin called an ambulance himself. But when (3) doctors came (4 come) , they said (5 say) he could not remember (6 cannot remember) what had happened (7 happen). 9 Police say (8 say) they have opened a criminal case for attempted murder. 10 11 12 13 Rights groups have criticised Russian authorities for failing to solve a string of journalists’ murders like that of Kremlin critic Anna Politkovskaya. As (9 = while) the fourth anniversary of her assassination was marked (10 mark) last month, Russia remains one of the most dangerous places in the world for reporters. PHOTO AND SCRIPT : http://www.euronews.net/2010/11/06/top-russian-reporter-in-coma-after-assault 2

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