Sunday, 23 February 2014

Francis' Independent Learning Log

23 February 2014
8:30-9:30pm
Source: http://sg.finance.yahoo.com/news/us-led-pacific-trade-pact-under-discussion-singapore-132709812--finance.html


What I did: I read an article about the US-led Pacific trade pact under discussion in Singapore.

What I learned:

New Words:

humanitarian- a person who seeks to promote human welfare.
pharmaceutical- shares in companies manufacturing medicinal drugs.
the drugs group lost 6p and other pharmaceuticals were also dragged lower.
controversial- giving rise or likely to give rise to controversy or public disagreement:
years of wrangling over a controversial bypass.
pact- a formal agreement between individuals or parties:
the country negotiated a trade pact with the US.

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