Actueel lesmateriaal voor lesmethodes Engels van Malmberg

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donderdag 19 mei 2016

A Walk in the Park

The other day, a Reuters reporter spotted a special New Yorker going for a walk in Central Park. Watch the video to find out more.

Read the following words and phrases and their definitions.
  • interact - talk or do things with others
  • privilege - a special opportunity, a great chance (to do or have something)
  • up for anything - interested in doing all sorts of things
  • into meeting people - interested and excited to meet other people
  • people from all walks of life - all sorts of people with many different backgrounds
  • mingle - move around during a party or meeting and chat with different people
First read the assignment. Next watch the video. Take notes to help you do the assignment.

  1. How do strangers usually interact in New York? Repeat the 3 examples from the video.

  2. Why is it kind of cool to take Henry the tortoise for a walk in the park?

  3. When watching Henry, what should you look out for?

  4. Why is Henry kind of the perfect New Yorker? Name 2 reasons.

Extra reading assignment
1. Read this article to find out more about Henry.
2. Underline the words you do not know.
3. Use a dictionary to find out what they mean.