Cours de conversation en anglais : Friday 16th December


The Outernet


Access to information that’s out of this world

The idea of delivering information via the internet to every person on the planet is has become a major priority for some of the biggest tech firms.

One idea is the Outernet. Neil and Catherine discuss this new system that aims to provide a library of knowledge for poor and remote communities – beamed down to Earth via satellite. They also explain some related vocabulary.

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This week’s question

What proportion of the world’s population still has no internet access? Is it…

a) a quarter?
b) half?
c) two thirds?