English Learning for Curious Minds

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Summary

It's Part 2 of our 3-part series on "Who owns the sea, sky, and space?"

Ever wondered who actually owns the sky?

Today we'll discuss who owns it, why it's still not clear who does own most of it, and why that doesn't actually really matter.

Full transcript, key vocabulary, and bonus episodes available on www.leonardoenglish.com

Show Notes

Part 2 of the 3-part series on "Who owns the sea, sky, and space?"

Ever wondered who actually owns the sky? 

Today we'll discuss who owns it, why it's still not clear who does own most of it, and why that doesn't actually really matter.

  • What does 'the sky' actually mean?
  • Different parts of 'the sky'
  • Why only the very bottom of the sky matters
  • The 13th Century law upon which western laws are based
  • How do countries use ownership of the sky to help their political goals
  • Where does the sky end?

Key vocabulary: Contextualise, Extends, Slice, Stick with, Round off, Lump, Soil, Stood the test of time, Encroach on, Amendments, Advent, Trespassing, Infinite, Extract tariffs, , Routine, Hard and fast, Obscure, Proportion, Stretch out, Come in pretty handy, For starters, Revenue, Air traffic control, Nice little earner, Handy, Exert, Leader on, Consensus, Bypass, Crises, Frontier


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Full transcript and key vocabulary available on the website: https://www.leonardoenglish.com/podcasts/who-owns-the-sky

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English Learning for Curious Minds is a podcast aimed at intermediate level English speakers and above, where listeners learn fascinating things about the world while learning English.

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