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ChinesePod Today: Notre Dame Cathedral Ravaged by Fire (simp. characters)

ChinesePod Today - simp.
ChinesePod Today - simp.
ChinesePod News (April 16, 2019)

The Notre-Dame was engulfed by a major fire on Monday evening. The fire burned for several hours causing the collapse of the cathedral’s iconic spire and the destruction of its roof structure. President Emmanuel Macron has vowed that France will launch as international fundraising campaign to rebuild the landmark cathedral.

NOTE: This video features SIMPLIFIED characters, which are used in Mainland China. For viewers studying the form of written Chinese used in Hong Kong and Taiwan (traditional), the traditional-character version of this story (alongside all others of ChinesePod Today) is available at https://youtu.be/JLTwSw_V3Xw

This ChinesePod Today news broadcast includes the following vocabulary:

祝融 to be damaged by fire
纵火 arson
修缮 to renovate
蔓延 to spread
崩落 to collapse

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