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 februari 2016


For the past few weeks, the world has worried about the threat of the Zika virus. The World Health Organisation has declared it a global health emergency.

Read the following words and phrases and their definitions.
  • itch = an uncomfortable or unpleasant feeling on your skin or anywhere on your body that makes you want to scratch
  • hence = therefore, for this reason
  • rash = a group of red spots on the skin that is caused by an illness or a reaction to something
  • sore = painful
  • joint = point where two bones meet in the body
  • pop up = to appear suddenly or unexpectedly
First read the assignment. Next watch the video. Take notes to help you do the assignment.

  1. When was the Zika virus first discovered?

  2. Where was the Zika virus first discovered?

  3. Which symptoms do people have when they are infected with the Zika virus?
    Name at least 3 examples.

  4. Why has the virus suddenly become a big deal?