www.swissinfo.ch is a great source of reading material for those living in Switzerland interested in current events.
We’ve chosen an article published in January 2020 for its intriguing story and to help teach criminal/legal terms you hear in the news.Hope you like it!
Read it and then try out our quiz. For more free English practice, choose from our latest blog posts.
The quiz is based on the following article from Swissinfo.ch.
There are also two vocabulary lists which have been created on quizlet. Here they are first in English-English and then in English-German.
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Based on the Swissinfo.ch article “Mystery surrounds Swiss arrest of suspected Russian spy”, when was the suspect arrested and where?CorrectIncorrect
When was he arrested?CorrectIncorrect
What did he have in his possession at the time of his arrest?CorrectIncorrect
Which Swiss newspaper was the first to report on this same story?CorrectIncorrect
According to the original newspaper article, what was the spy’s mission?CorrectIncorrect
According to the arrested man, who was he working for?CorrectIncorrect
What seems strange about how the case was handled by the authorities?CorrectIncorrect
When was this journalistic report published?CorrectIncorrect
We can deduct,, based on the evidence provided in the article, the circumstances in which he was arrested. Choose the correct answer.CorrectIncorrect
What is your opinion about this story?
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