Actueel lesmateriaal voor lesmethodes Engels van Malmberg

Welkom op de blogspot Engels van uitgeverij Malmberg voor gebruikers van All right!, Realtime en Of Course! U vindt hier actuele video's voorzien van opdrachten, voor verschillende vaardigheden en op verschillende ERK-niveaus. Leuk én leerzaam om de les mee te beginnen of af te sluiten!
Daarnaast maakt Malmberg verschillende keren per jaar een actuele leesopdracht voor Engels, afwisselend op niveau A2, B1 en B2. U vindt ze hier.

donderdag 18 juni 2015

World Refugee Day

June 20 is World Refugee Day. Millions of families have fled their homes to escape war or human rights abuses.

The United Nations refugee agency is the UNHCR – the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. It coordinates events worldwide to protect refugees and improve their lives in their countries of refuge.

First read the assignment. Next watch the UNHCR video. Take notes to help you do the assignment.

Answer the questions in writing or discuss the answers in class.
  1. How did Ahmad feel when he realized he wouldn't go back to Syria for a long time?

  2. When and where did Cate Blanchett meet Ahmad?

  3. What does Ahmad like to do in his spare time?

  4. What happened when the refugee workers asked the 15 refugee kids: "Who goes to school?"

  5. How many jobs has Ahmad had since he left Syria?

  6. What does Ahmad want to do when he grows up?

Extra speaking assignment
Watch the shorter video below with Cate Blanchett. Listen carefully how she introduces Ahmad.
  1. Your assignment is to introduce a friend or family member in a similar short video message.
  2. Choose the person you want to introduce.
  3. Note some things to tell about this person.
  4. Practice your introduction. It should be about 30 seconds long.
  5. Record your introduction.

Extra reading (and gaming) assignment
Experience what it is like to be a refugee.
Play Against all odds.