News Exercise #182

1. What had Park done, according to the opening translation?
2. What is the central allegation?
3. According to the reporter, what may happen in the coming general election, and what may be the result of that?

Answers:
1. What had Park done, according to the opening translation?
“The head of South Korea’s highest court says President Park committed a grave breach of the law. it was against the constitution and the trust of the people.”
2. What is the central allegation?
“The central allegation is that the country’s biggest companies paid money to the president’s best friend in return for favours.”
3. According to the reporter, what may happen in the coming general election, and what may be the result of that?
The result of the general election may be a move to the left (politically), and then there will be a different attitude towards North Korea; probably more co-operative.

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