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Unformatted text preview: LearnEnglish Professionals SOCIAL MOBILITY AUDIOSCRIPT www.britishcouncil.org/professionals.htm © The British Council, 2008 The United Kingdom’s international organisation for educational opportunities and cultural relations. We are registered in England as a charity. Listen to a radio report about India. Optional exercise Listen to the radio report about India and answer the questions. (Answers below). 1 India is the 12 th richest country in the world. 2 India’s economy is growing three times faster then the United States. 3 A quarter of India’s population are very wealthy. 4 Over half the people in Mumbai live in poor housing conditions. 5 Most of India’s population live in rural areas. 6 250,000 people marched to Delhi in a protest about poverty. 7 Many poor farmers have sold or lost their land. 8 The differences between rich and poor are decreasing in India. In today’s special report we’re looking at India, the second most populous country in the world and the world’s...
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This note was uploaded on 01/10/2011 for the course FSD 201 taught by Professor Huong during the Spring '10 term at Beacon FL.

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