UNIT 8, 8C Listening, Global network, page 89
The map shows the position of the undersea cables that form the communications network that connects all the continents in the world except Antarctica.
95% of information travels through the undersea cables. The cables are 8 cm thick and they can be more than 21,000 km long. In 2008 a major cable broke and 60% of India lost its internet connection.
UNIT 8, 8D Grammar, Reported questions, page 90
war film; Some clues are: Captain Hunter, invasion, enemy soldiers, I really am on your side, Colonel Smith from Military Command
2 Who is sending the messages?
3 Why do you want to help us?
4 Can I trust you?
5 How did you learn to speak English?
6 Will there be another message tomorrow?
5 don’t use
1 Colonel Smith asked what the message said.
2 He asked how reliable the information was.
3 Captain Hunter asked the colonel if / whether he was going to take the message seriously.
4 The colonel asked the captain what his own opinion was.
5 The captain asked if / whether they had any choice.
6 The colonel asked who would take the blame for any mistakes.
7 Captain Hunter asked the colonel if they could discuss that again the following morning.
8 The colonel asked how many other people she had told about the messages.
2 (that) they had saved a lot of
3 who had sent the messages to her
4 had sent them from his office
5 (that) he worked at enemy
6 how he had sent the messages
7 (that) he had used the sun
8 why his messages had stopped
9 (that) the weather had turned