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Mermaids – Fact or fiction?

In this programme, Catherine and Dan will be discussing whether mermaids are actually real or not, as well as teaching you 6 new items of vocabulary.

This week’s question:

When did the most recent alleged mermaid sighting take place? Was it:

a) the 1400s

b) 1800s

or c) 2000s?

Listen to the programme to find out the answer.

Vocabulary

alleged
said or believed be true but not proven to be true

stumbled across
encountered or found by accident

a different kettle of fish
a completely different matter or issue

hoax
a deception or lie often done for humour or cruelty

serene
calm and peaceful

a getaway
a place you go in order to escape from normal life

March 9, 2017

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