272. What is Panda Diplomacy? (English Vocabulary Lesson )

Thinking in English

27-11-2023 • 21 min

Imagine you are the leader of a country. How do you improve your international reputation? How do you make friends and gain influence?

Countries around the world have tried a lot of creative approaches, but perhaps my favourite approach is Panda Diplomacy!

What is Panda Diplomacy? How did it start? And is it ending? Let’s discuss today!

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Vocabulary List

  • Diplomacy (Noun):The conduct of international relations and negotiations between countries to maintain peaceful and productive relationships.
  • Soft Power (Noun):The use of attraction and persuasion to influence others, as opposed to coercion.
  • Coercion (Noun):The practice of persuading someone to do something by using force or threats.
  • Lease (Verb): To allow, temporarily, the use of something in exchange for payment.
  • Goodwill (Noun):A friendly and cooperative attitude or disposition.
  • Ambassadors (Noun):Diplomats representing their country and promoting its interests abroad.
  • Normalization (Noun): The process of improving diplomatic ties between countries.
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