David Beckham’s emails have been hacked. The people who did it wanted him to pay them to keep quiet. Neil and Catherine look at the language the world’s media is using to discuss this story – and show you how you can use it in your everyday English.
Key words and phrases:
the act of making private information known to the public
get money from someone by threatening to reveal their secrets
This is a natural, unscripted programme so we don’t provide a transcript or subtitles. For more details and an exercise, visit our website: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/course/english-you-need/unit-1/session-2