1.status = position
2. armament =
3. compromise =
give up something that you want

News ( Upper Intermediate)

19 May, 2005
North Korean Talks to Resume

You will hear a story about talks between North Korea and other countries.
Listen and answer the questions below.

1. The talks are aimed at solving two issues. The first issue is the status of North Korea in world forums. What is the second issue?

2. How many previous rounds of talks have there been?

3. Which two countries has North Korea recently held talks with?

4. Are people hopeful that an agreement will be reached?

5. Whose attitude 'is loosening?'