227. What is the United Nations? (English Vocabulary Lesson)

Thinking in English

Apr 24 2023 • 19 mins

JOIN THE CONVERSATION CLUB  -- https://www.patreon.com/thinkinginenglish  The United Nations are one of the most important international organisations in the world… but how much do you really know about the UN? Let’s discuss the background, history, purposes, controversies, and future of the United Nations! TRANSCRIPT - https://thinkinginenglish.blog/2023/04/24/what-is-the-united-nations/ My Links ENGLISH CLASSES - https://thinkinginenglish.link/  ⁠Buy Me a Coffee - https://www.buymeacoffee.com/dashboard⁠ NEW YOUTUBE Channel!!! - https://www.youtube.com/@thinkinginenglishpodcast  INSTAGRAM - thinkinginenglishpodcast (https://www.instagram.com/thinkinginenglishpodcast/)   Blog - thinkinginenglish.blog Vocabulary Principle (n) - a basic idea or rule that explains or controls how something happens or works. Cooperation (n) – the act of working together for a shared purpose. Forum (n) - a situation or meeting in which people can talk about a problem or matter especially of public interest. Ground-breaking (adj) - If something is ground-breaking, it is very new and a big change from other things of its type. Peacekeeping (n) - the activity of preventing war and violence, especially using armed forces not involved in a disagreement to prevent fighting. Instrumental (adj) - If someone or something is instrumental in a process, plan, or system, that person or thing is one of the most important influences in causing it to happen. Bureaucratic (adj) - involving complicated rules and processes that make something slow and difficult. Isolationism (n) - the political principle or practice of showing interest only in your own country and not being involved in international activities. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/thinking-english/message Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/thinking-english/support