Gabriel García Márquez's novel "One Hundred Years of Solitude" brought Latin American literature to the forefront of the global imagination and earned García Márquez the 1982 Nobel Prize for Literature.
What makes the novel so remarkable?
Go HERE to find out.
Let's go on a journey through four starkly different regions of the country, guided by the very people who call Colombia their home.
Was it hard to concentrate during that long meeting?
Does the crossword seem a little tougher?
You could be mildly dehydrated.
One of Brazil's star players – Neymar – was criticised by many during the World Cup because he seemed to react very dramatically after being fouled.
Now he's admitted that at times he did indeed 'exaggerate' his reactions.
He also defended himself by saying that he suffered a lot on the pitch – meaning he got fouled a lot.
Neil and Catherine discuss the key language from this story.
Learn about the language the world's media is using to report this story.
Key words and phrases:
faking = pretending something is real
• Faking illness to miss an exam can get you in serious trouble.
• He was sent to prison for faking banknotes.
confession = the act of admitting you did something wrong
• His murder confession led to a short trial.
• Rob's confession to biscuit theft came as no surprise to anyone.
come back to haunt (someone) = return as a problem for a long time
• That photo from the Christmas party has come back to haunt Carlos.
• Don't say anything on social media that might come back to haunt you.
Watch the video below & test your understanding HERE
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