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  1.   
Comprar gelat
Buying ice cream
   
És un dia caluros d'estiu.
   
It's a hot summer day.
   
Un noi va a la gelateria.
   
A boy goes to the ice cream shop.
   
Vol comprar un gelat.
   
He wants to buy an ice cream.
   
Veu moltes varietats diferents.
   
He sees many different flavors.
   
Xocolata, vainilla, maduixa i més.
   
Chocolate, vanilla, strawberry, and more.
   
No pot decidir-se.
   
He can't decide.
   
Demana consell a la venedora.
   
He asks the saleswoman for advice.
   
Ella li recomana la varietat de mango.
   
She recommends the mango flavor.
   
El prova i li agrada.
   
He tries it and he likes it.
   
Compra el gelat de mango.
   
He buys the mango ice cream.
   
Està content amb la seva elecció.
   
He is happy with his choice.
   
Torna a casa i gaudeix del seu gelat.
   
He goes home and enjoys his ice cream.
   
És un bon dia.
   
It's a beautiful day.
  2.   
Frases del nivell A1 per a l'ús de verbs en el present
A1 level sentences demonstrating the use of verbs in the present tense
   
Menjo una poma.
   
I am eating an apple.
   
Vas a l'escola.
   
You are going to school.
   
Ell beu aigua.
   
He is drinking water.
   
Ella dorm.
   
She is sleeping.
   
Nosaltres juguem a futbol.
   
We are playing football.
   
Llegiu un llibre.
   
You are reading a book.
   
Ells ballen.
   
They are dancing.
   
Miro una pel·lícula.
   
I am watching a movie.
   
Cantes una cançó.
   
You are singing a song.
   
Ell cuina el menjar.
   
He is cooking the meal.
   
Ella neda.
   
She swims.
   
Nosaltres riem.
   
We laugh.
   
Vosaltres correu.
   
You (plural) run.
   
Ells estudien.
   
They study.
   
Jo dibuixo.
   
I draw.
   
Tu parles.
   
You speak.
   
Ell escriu.
   
He writes.
   
Ella escolta música.
   
She listens to music.
   
Nosaltres conduïm un cotxe.
   
We drive a car.
   
Vosaltres ballau.
   
You are dancing.
  3.   
Conversa: Saludeu algú que coneixeu
Conversation: Greet someone you know
   
Hola Pere, com estàs?
   
Hello Peter, how are you?
   
Fa molt que no et veig.
   
I haven't seen you for a long time.
   
Has tingut un bon dia?
   
Are you having a good day?
   
Com ha anat el teu cap de setmana?
   
How was your weekend?
   
Què has fet?
   
What did you do?
   
Ha estat bé?
   
Was it nice?
   
És agradable veure't.
   
It's nice to see you.
   
Estic desitjant veure't a la nostra pròxima trobada.
   
I look forward to our next meeting.
   
Ens veiem més tard!
   
See you later!
  1.   
Adoptar un estil de vida més saludable
Adopt a healthier lifestyle
   
Mehmet sempre ha menjat pizzes i menjar ràpid.
   
Mehmet has always eaten pizza and fast food.
   
Però ara vol menjar més saludable.
   
But now he wants to eat healthier.
   
Va al mercat i compra verdures i fruites.
   
He goes to the market and buys vegetables and fruit.
   
Cuina a casa i ja no menja menjar ràpid.
   
He cooks at home and doesn't eat fast food anymore.
   
Mehmet també comença a fer esport.
   
Mehmet also starts exercising.
   
Va al gimnàs.
   
He goes to the gym.
   
Corre una hora cada dia.
   
He runs for an hour every day.
   
Se sent millor i té més energia.
   
He feels better and has more energy.
   
Els seus amics noten el canvi.
   
His friends notice the change.
   
Diuen: "Mehmet, sembles bé!"
   
They say: "Mehmet, you look good!"
   
Mehmet està feliç amb el seu nou estil de vida.
   
Mehmet is happy with his new lifestyle.
   
Diu: "Em sento més sa i més fort."
   
He says: "I feel healthier and stronger."
   
Mehmet ha adoptat un estil de vida més saludable i és feliç.
   
Mehmet has adopted a healthier lifestyle and is happy.
  2.   
Frases A2 que il·lustren l'ús dels pronoms personals en diferents contextes
A2 sentences illustrating the use of personal pronouns in various contexts
   
Ella cuina sovint pasta perquè estima Itàlia.
   
She often cooks pasta because she loves Italy.
   
El vam trobar al parc i vam passar-ho molt bé.
   
We met him in the park and had a great time.
   
Ens podeu visitar quan vulgueu.
   
You are welcome to visit us.
   
Puc ajudar-te a trobar el llibre?
   
Can I help you find the book?
   
Miren una pel·lícula al cinema.
   
They are watching a movie in the cinema.
   
Li agrada el seu barret perquè és de colors.
   
He likes her hat because it is colorful.
   
Ella passeja amb el seu gos.
   
She is walking with her dog.
   
Hem planejat un viatge a Grècia.
   
We have planned a trip to Greece.
   
Em pots passar el sal, si us plau?
   
Could you please pass me the salt?
   
Ell repara el seu cotxe perquè ella no pot.
   
He is fixing her car because she can't.
   
Estimen la seva feina perquè és creativa.
   
They love their job because it is creative.
   
Puc portar-vos un got d'aigua?
   
Can I bring you (formal) a glass of water?
   
Li regala una rosa cada dia.
   
He gives her a rose every day.
   
Vénen a casa nostra demà.
   
They are coming to us tomorrow.
   
Pots transmetre-li el missatge?
   
Can you deliver the message to him?
   
Ens explica una història divertida.
   
She tells us a funny story.
   
Sou sempre benvinguts.
   
You are always welcome.
   
Puc donar-te el llibre?
   
Can I give you the book?
   
Ell els escriu una carta.
   
He writes them a letter.
   
M'ha donat un regal.
   
She gave me a gift.
  3.   
Conversa: Discussió sobre la vostra rutina diària i què feu durant el dia
Conversation: Discussion about your daily routine and what you do during the day
   
Em desperto cada matí a les set.
   
I wake up every morning at seven o'clock.
   
Després em rento les dents i em dutxo.
   
Then, I brush my teeth and take a shower.
   
Esmorzo i bec cafè per començar el dia.
   
I have breakfast and drink coffee to start the day.
   
Després vaig a treballar i treballo fins a les cinc.
   
Then I go to work and work until five o'clock.
   
Després de la feina vaig al gimnàs.
   
After work, I go to the gym.
   
Normalment cuino el sopar i després miro la televisió.
   
I usually cook my dinner and then watch TV.
   
Abans d'anar a dormir llegeixo un llibre.
   
Before going to bed, I read a book.
   
Normalment me'n vaig al llit a les deu.
   
I usually go to bed around ten o'clock.
   
Aquesta és la meva rutina diària.
   
This is my daily routine.
  1.   
Planificació i execució d'un projecte de renovació domiciliària
Planning and implementing a home renovation project
   
El meu nom és Sarah i visc a Seattle.
   
My name is Sarah and I live in Seattle.
   
La meva passió és renovar cases antigues.
   
My passion is renovating old houses.
   
Recentment he comprat una casa victoriana antiga.
   
I recently bought an old Victorian house.
   
Estava en mal estat, però hi veia potencial.
   
It was in a bad condition, but I saw potential.
   
Vaig començar a planificar la renovació.
   
I started planning the renovation.
   
Primer, vaig fer una llista dels treballs necessaris.
   
First, I made a list of necessary works.
   
Després, vaig començar a buscar artesans.
   
Then, I started looking for craftsmen.
   
No va ser fàcil trobar les persones adequades.
   
It wasn't easy to find the right people.
   
Però no vaig rendir-me i finalment vaig trobar un gran equip.
   
But I didn't give up and finally found a great team.
   
Vam començar a renovar la casa.
   
We began to renovate the house.
   
Va ser molta feina, però vam acceptar el repte.
   
It was a lot of work, but we took up the challenge.
   
Cada dia veia millores i era molt gratificant.
   
Every day, I saw improvements and it was very fulfilling.
   
Finalment, la casa va estar acabada i estava orgullosa del que havíem aconseguit.
   
Finally, the house was finished, and I was proud of what we had accomplished.
   
L'antiga casa victoriana ara era una bellíssima llar.
   
The old Victorian house was now a beautiful home.
   
Va ser un procés llarg i esgotador, però va valer la pena.
   
It was a long and exhausting process, but it was worth it.
   
Estic desitjant començar el meu següent projecte de renovació.
   
I am looking forward to starting my next renovation project.
  2.   
Frases B1 que demostren l'ús correcte dels pronoms possessius
B1 sentences demonstrating the correct use of possessive pronouns
   
La teva amabilitat és el que més valoro de tu.
   
Your kindness is what I appreciate most about you.
   
La seva antiga casa té un encant especial.
   
Your old house has a special charm.
   
La seva manera d'escriure és molt única.
   
His way of writing is very unique.
   
La nostra àvia ens va deixar aquest collar.
   
Our grandmother left us this necklace.
   
El seu entusiasme per l'art és contagiós.
   
His enthusiasm for art is infectious.
   
Aquest és el seu restaurant preferit a la ciutat.
   
This is her favorite restaurant in the city.
   
La teva honestedat és admirable.
   
Your honesty is admirable.
   
La nostra casa té una vista magnífica sobre el mar.
   
Our house has a beautiful view of the sea.
   
La seva creativitat és realment impressionant.
   
Her creativity is really impressive.
   
El seu pare té una gran biblioteca.
   
Her father has a large library.
   
El meu amic ha perdut les seves claus.
   
My friend lost his keys.
   
La seva mestra és molt estricta.
   
Her teacher is very strict.
   
El teu germà té un gran sentit de l'humor.
   
Your brother has a great sense of humor.
   
Aquest és el nostre cotxe nou.
   
This is our new car.
   
Les seves sabates són molt elegants.
   
Her shoes are very stylish.
   
El meu pare ha construït aquesta taula ell mateix.
   
My father built this table himself.
   
La seva gata és molt dolça.
   
Her cat is very cute.
   
La teva mare cuina excel·lentment.
   
Your mother cooks excellently.
   
Els seus germans i germanes són molt esportius.
   
His siblings are very athletic.
   
Aquest és el seu film preferit.
   
This is her favorite movie.
  3.   
Conversa: Discussió sobre les vostres pel·lícules i sèries de televisió preferides, incloent els gèneres i els actors
Conversation: Discussion about your favorite movies and TV series, including genres and actors
   
Quin tipus de pel·lícules i sèries de televisió preferiu mirar?
   
What kind of movies and TV series do you prefer to watch?
   
M'agraden molt les pel·lícules de ciència ficció i d'aventures.
   
I really like science fiction and adventure movies.
   
Teniu un actor o actriu preferit(a)?
   
Do you have a favorite actor or actress?
   
Sí, sóc un gran fan de Leonardo DiCaprio.
   
Yes, I am a big fan of Leonardo DiCaprio.
   
Quina sèrie de televisió recomaneu més?
   
Which TV series do you recommend the most?
   
Recomano 'Stranger Things', la sèrie és molt emocionant.
   
I recommend 'Stranger Things', the series is very exciting.
   
Quin és el vostre film preferit de tots els temps?
   
What is your all-time favorite movie?
   
La meva pel·lícula preferida és 'El Padrí'.
   
My favorite movie is 'The Godfather'.
   
També m'agraden els documentals, especialment els que tracten sobre la natura i el medi ambient.
   
I also like documentaries, especially those that deal with nature and environment.
  1.   
Treball pioner per a l'avenç en tecnologies d'energia renovable
Pioneering work for the breakthrough in renewable energy technologies
   
Sóc Zainab, una científica inventiva de Kuala Lumpur, Malàisia.
   
I am Zainab, an inventive scientist from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
   
La meva visió és proveir el món d'energia sostenible desenvolupant noves tecnologies.
   
My vision is to power the world with sustainable energy by developing new technologies.
   
Un dia vaig descobrir una manera de produir cel·les solars de manera més eficient i més econòmica.
   
One day, I discovered a way to manufacture solar cells more efficiently and cost-effectively.
   
Això facilitaria l'accés a l'energia neta per a moltes persones arreu del món.
   
This would make access to clean energy easier for many people around the world.
   
La feina, però, va ser desafiadora i va requerir molts anys de recerca i desenvolupament intensius.
   
However, the work was challenging and required many years of intense research and development.
   
Després d'incomptables experiments i millores, vam aconseguir portar la tecnologia a la maduresa de mercat.
   
After countless experiments and improvements, we were able to bring the technology to market maturity.
   
El trencament va arribar quan una gran empresa energètica va mostrar interès en la nostra tecnologia.
   
The breakthrough came when a major energy company showed interest in our technology.
   
Van invertir en la nostra empresa i ens van ajudar a augmentar la producció.
   
They invested in our company and helped us increase production.
   
Les nostres fonts d'energia renovable es van utilitzar arreu del món i van contribuir a la reducció de les emissions de carboni.
   
Our renewable energy sources were used worldwide and contributed to reducing carbon emissions.
   
Avui estic orgullosa d'haver contribuït a fer del món un lloc millor.
   
Today, I am proud to have contributed to making the world a better place.
   
Però el viatge no s'acaba aquí.
   
But the journey doesn't end here.
   
Estic decidida a continuar desenvolupant tecnologies innovadores que milloraran la nostra vida i protegiran el nostre planeta.
   
I am determined to continue developing innovative technologies that improve our lives and protect our planet.
  2.   
Frases B2 que destaquen el rol dels pronoms demostratius
B2 sentences on the role of demonstrative pronouns
   
Aquells arbres que veus al fons tenen diversos segles d'antiguitat.
   
Those trees that you see in the background are several centuries old.
   
Aquest quadre que està penjat a la cantonada prové del Renaixement.
   
This painting hanging in the corner originates from the Renaissance.
   
Aquests llibres aquí són la base de la meva recerca.
   
These books here form the foundation for my research.
   
Aquells ocells allà a la gàbia són espècies rares.
   
Those birds over there in the cage are rare species.
   
Aquestes flors que has plantat han florit meravellosament.
   
These flowers that you planted bloomed wonderfully.
   
Aquelles escultures allà són del segle XVIII.
   
Those sculptures over there are from the 18th century.
   
Aquesta ciutat en la qual visc té una rica història.
   
This city where I live has a rich history.
   
Aquell home allà és un escriptor famós.
   
That man over there is a famous writer.
   
Aquesta muntanya que veus és la més alta de la regió.
   
This mountain you see is the highest in the region.
   
Aquesta història que expliques és fascinant.
   
This story you are telling is fascinating.
   
Aquells núvols allà anuncien una tempesta.
   
Those clouds there announce a storm.
   
Aquest pont que estem creuant va ser construït al segle passat.
   
This bridge we are crossing was built last century.
   
Aquest poema que has recitat m'ha tocat profundament.
   
This poem you recited has deeply touched me.
   
Aquell riu que vam veure ahir és molt conegut.
   
That river we saw yesterday is very famous.
   
Aquestes paraules que has dit romanen amb mi.
   
These words you said stay with me.
   
Aquell vaixell allà és molt antic.
   
That ship out there is very old.
   
Aquest pomar aquí va ser plantat pel meu avi.
   
This apple tree here was planted by my grandfather.
   
Aquesta cançó que canta és molt bonica.
   
That song she sings is very beautiful.
   
Aquesta experiència que has adquirit és molt valuosa.
   
This experience you had is very valuable.
   
Aquella muntanya que es veu a la distància és un destí popular per a fer senderisme.
   
That mountain seen in the distance is a popular hiking destination.
  3.   
Conversa: Compartiu les vostres aventures de viatge i discutiu sobre trobades culturals
Conversation: Share your travel adventures and discuss cultural encounters
   
Durant el meu viatge a Tailàndia, vaig trobar una barreja fascinant de tradició i modernitat.
   
During my trip to Thailand, I encountered a fascinating mix of tradition and modernity.
   
Heu visitat mai els fascinants temples d'Angkor a Cambodja?
   
Have you ever visited the fascinating temples of Angkor in Cambodia?
   
L'hospitalitat de la gent al Japó em va impressionar profundament.
   
The hospitality of the people in Japan deeply impressed me.
   
Quines experiències culturals excepcionals heu tingut en els vostres viatges?
   
What extraordinary cultural experiences have you had on your travels?
   
L'arquitectura impressionant de Dubai és un veritable plaer per als ulls.
   
The breathtaking architecture in Dubai is a feast for the eyes.
   
Heu experimentat les úniques tradicions culinàries de l'Índia?
   
Have you experienced the unique culinary traditions of India?
   
La meva caminada a través de la selva peruana va ser una autèntica aventura.
   
My trek through the Peruvian rainforest was a real adventure.
   
Quins països heu visitat que han tingut un impacte profund sobre vosaltres?
   
Which countries have you visited that had a profound impact on you?
   
L'encontre amb els Maasai a Kenya va ser una experiència que canvia la vida.
   
Meeting the Maasai in Kenya was a life-changing experience.
   
Els viatges ens obren no només els ulls, sinó també el cor a noves cultures.
   
Traveling not only opens our eyes but also our hearts to new cultures.
  1.   
Dirigir un projecte de recerca d'avantguarda en enginyeria genètica
Leading a groundbreaking research project in genetic engineering
   
Marta, una genetista excepcional a la vibrant ciutat de San Francisco, es trobava davant d'un repte.
   
Marta, an outstanding geneticist in the vibrant city of San Francisco, was faced with a challenge.
   
Dirigia un equip de científics en la realització d'un projecte de recerca d'avantguarda sobre la modificació genètica de plantes.
   
She led a team of scientists in conducting a cutting-edge research project on genetic modification of plants.
   
Intentaven modificar el blat perquè pogués créixer en condicions climàtiques extremes.
   
They were trying to modify wheat so that it could grow in extreme climate conditions.
   
La Marta passava hores interminables al laboratori, analitzant seqüències genètiques i modificant gens.
   
Marta spent countless hours in the lab, analyzing genetic sequences and modifying genes.
   
Malgrat els reptes i la incertesa, sempre mantenia el seu optimisme i la seva determinació.
   
Despite the challenges and uncertainty, she always kept her optimism and determination.
   
Creia fermament que la seva feina tenia el potencial de canviar el món i de lluitar contra la fam i la pobresa.
   
She firmly believed that her work had the potential to change the world and combat hunger and poverty.
   
Marta i el seu equip treballaven incansablement, sempre a la recerca del següent avenç.
   
Marta and her team worked tirelessly, always in search of the next breakthrough.
   
Superaven les adversitats, celebraven petites victòries i aprenien constantment.
   
They overcame setbacks, celebrated small victories, and constantly learned.
   
Després d'anys de recerca i nombrosos experiments, finalment van aconseguir un avenç significatiu.
   
After years of research and countless experiments, they finally achieved a significant breakthrough.
   
Havien creat una varietat de blat genèticament modificada que podia prosperar en condicions extremes.
   
They had created a genetically modified wheat variety that could thrive in extreme conditions.
   
Marta sentia una onada d'orgull i realització quan va veure l'èxit del seu treball.
   
Marta felt a wave of pride and fulfillment as she saw the success of her work.
   
La seva investigació tenia el potencial d'ajudar a milions de persones i de combatre la fam a nivell mundial.
   
Her research had the potential to help millions of people and combat world hunger.
   
Estava orgullosa de formar part d'un treball tan innovador que estenia les fronteres del possible.
   
She was proud to be part of such groundbreaking work that pushed the boundaries of the possible.
   
Amb un sentiment d'esperança i d'optimisme, la Marta mirava cap al futur, preparada pels propers reptes que se li presentarien al seu camí.
   
With a sense of hope and optimism, Marta looked to the future, ready for the next challenges that would come her way.
  2.   
Conversa: Parlar de les vostres experiències en rols de lideratge i la gestió d'equips
Conversation: Discussing your experiences in leadership roles and team management
   
En el meu rol com a líder d'equip, vaig adonar-me ràpidament que la comunicació efectiva és crucial.
   
In my role as team leader, I quickly realized that effective communication is crucial.
   
De vegades és necessari prendre decisions difícils que afecten tot l'equip.
   
Sometimes it is necessary to make difficult decisions that affect the entire team.
   
Era la meva tasca motivar l'equip i alhora assegurar-me que la feina es realitzés eficientment.
   
It was my job to motivate the team while ensuring that the work gets done effectively.
   
He après que comprendre les fortaleses i les debilitats individuals de cada membre de l'equip és crucial.
   
I learned that understanding the individual strengths and weaknesses of each team member is of great importance.
   
De vegades vaig haver de resoldre conflictes dins de l'equip i trobar un compromís just.
   
Sometimes I had to resolve conflicts within the team and find a fair compromise.
   
Desenvolupar una cultura oberta i de suport va ser una part important de la meva filosofia de lideratge.
   
Developing an open and supportive culture was an important part of my leadership philosophy.
   
Valorar la contribució de cadascú i fomentar la cohesió van ser claus per al nostre èxit.
   
Appreciating each individual's contribution and fostering cohesion were keys to our success.
   
També vaig reconèixer la necessitat de donar i rebre retroalimentació contínua per fomentar el creixement i la millora.
   
I also recognized the need to give and receive continuous feedback to promote growth and improvement.
   
La meva experiència m'ha mostrat que liderar significa inspirar els altres a donar el millor de si mateixos.
   
My experience has shown me that leadership means inspiring others to give their best.
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Coordinació d'una resposta global a un ciberatac massiu a les infraestructures crítiques
Coordination of a global response to a massive cyber attack on critical infrastructures
   
Va ser una nit tranquil·la i estelada quan van començar a aparèixer missatges d'alerta ominosos a les pantalles dels centres de seguretat d'arreu del món.
   
It was a quiet and starlit night when ominous warning messages began to appear on the screens of security centers around the world.
   
Sóc Jin-ho, un analista de seguretat de xarxes d'alt nivell amb seu a Seül, i acabava de posar la meva tassa de cafè quan el primer senyal d'alerta va començar a parpellejar al meu monitor.
   
I am Jin-ho, a high-ranking network security analyst based in Seoul, and I had just set down my coffee cup when the first warning signal started flashing on my monitor.
   
En pocs segons, em vaig adonar que no estàvem tractant un incident de seguretat quotidià.
   
Within a few seconds, it became clear to me that we were not dealing with an everyday security incident here.
   
Un actor no identificat estava realitzant un atac altament coordinat a infraestructures crítiques a tot el món.
   
An unidentified actor was conducting a highly coordinated attack on critical infrastructures worldwide.
   
Mentre l'abast de l'atac es va tornar cada vegada més clar, vaig trucar als meus col·legues de Tòquio, Washington i Londres per coordinar un pla de resposta global.
   
As the scope of the attack became more and more clear, I called my colleagues in Tokyo, Washington, and London to coordinate a global response plan.
   
El desafiament era sense precedents, però havíem de concentrar-nos a prendre el control en aquesta crisi global.
   
The challenge was unprecedented, but we had to focus on taking the helm in this global crisis.
   
Enmig del caos, vam establir contacte amb experts i governs d'arreu del món per discutir els següents passos i coordinar una contramesura efectiva.
   
Amid the chaos, we connected with experts and governments around the world to discuss the next steps and coordinate an effective countermeasure.
   
Aquest atac massiu subratlla la necessitat que els països col·laboren per fer el ciberespai més segur.
   
This massive attack underscores the need for countries to work together to make cyberspace safer.
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Conversa: Intercanvi d'expertesa sobre la diplomàcia internacional i la geopolítica
Conversation: Exchange of expert insights on international diplomacy and geopolitics
   
La geopolítica és una disciplina complexa i dinàmica que examina la interacció del poder, de l'espai i del temps a escala mundial.
   
Geopolitics is a complex and dynamic discipline that examines the interaction of power, space, and time on a global scale.
   
Com avaluariau el paisatge geopolític actual?
   
How would you assess the current geopolitical landscape?
   
Tenint en compte les recents tensions i canvis geopolítics, el món sembla estar sotmès a un canvi constant.
   
Considering recent tensions and geopolitical changes, the world seems to be subject to constant change.
   
Quin paper juga la diplomàcia en aquest context en constant evolució?
   
What role does diplomacy play in this constantly changing context?
   
La diplomàcia actua com a eina fonamental per fomentar el diàleg, resoldre els conflictes i mantenir les relacions internacionals.
   
Diplomacy serves as a fundamental tool for promoting dialogue, resolving conflicts, and maintaining international relations.
   
Podríeu analitzar un conflicte geopolític actual i donar la vostra avaluació?
   
Could you analyze a current geopolitical conflict and give your assessment?
   
Les tensions persistents entre les grans potències tenen el potencial de pertorbar greument l'equilibri geopolític.
   
The ongoing tensions between the major powers have the potential to seriously disrupt the geopolitical balance.
   
Com podrien les mesures diplomàtiques contribuir a atenuar aquestes tensions?
   
How could diplomatic measures contribute to easing such tensions?
   
Mitjançant negociacions constructives i la voluntat de cooperació, els diplomàtics poden establir les bases per a un futur més pacífic.
   
Through constructive negotiations and a willingness to cooperate, diplomats can lay the foundation for a more peaceful future.

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