Do you wish you could talk confidently about trending topics? Have no fear: BBC Learning English is here! If it’s going viral, BBC Learning English will be there, finding out what real people are saying about it!
Everybody’s talking about… #Measles
The highly infectious disease, measles, kills thousands of people around the world every year. The World Health Organisation has just announced that the number of measles cases in Europe in 2017 was four times the rate for the previous year. Experts say that this worrying trend is partly due to a fall in immunisation rates – and one reason for this drop is public fear about the safety of vaccinations.
Everybody’s talking about it – and BBC Learning English presenter Charlene’s been finding out the actual words they’ve been saying.