Jan 222015

Smoking in cars with children is likely to be banned in England this year, under new laws put forward by the government. Rob and Neil talk about the move and consider the reaction among smokers.



Vocabulary and definitions

smartphone – phone which allows you to connect to the internet
app (application) – a computer programme for a specific purpose
to connect – to link or join one thing to another thing
crash – stop operating (computers and systems)
skill – the ability to do something well because you have practised it
talent – a natural ability to do something well
empathy – the ability to imagine and understand what another person might be feeling
GPS – Global Positioning System which gives us information about location and directions with the help of satellites orbiting Earth
spellchecker – software which prevents us from making spelling mistakes when we type text on a computer

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