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donderdag 26 januari 2017

Fired Up

On January 20, 2017, Donald Trump was inaugurated as America's 45th President.
The day after, the Women's March on Washington took place. Why did they take to the streets?

Read the following words and phrases and their definitions.
  • call for something - say loud and clear that something is necessary or should be done
  • global - involving the entire world
  • rally - a public meeting to support or disapprove someone or something
  • affordable - not too expensive; with a price people can pay
  • under threat - in a situation that something bad or harmful could happen
  • bigotry - intolerance for people who have different opinions, beliefs, etc. than oneself
  • fired up - filled with enthusiasm and excitement
First read the assignment. Next watch the video. Take notes to help you do the assignment.

  1. How did it all begin?

  2. Explain what the video’s title means: Women's March Goes Global.

  3. What was the main message of the march?

Extra writing and speaking assignment

1. Watch the video again.
2. Write down three things people say they are marching for.
3. Compare your list with those of your classmates.
4. Discuss how you feel about these things. Would you fight for them?