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 16 maart 2017

Up, Up and Away

Have you ever let a balloon fly away?
What do you think happens to balloons that fly away?
Before you watch the video, answer the second question in writing or tell your classmates what you think.

Read the following words and phrases and their definitions.
  • drift - move slowly, pushed by currents of water, air, etc.
  • helium-filled - filled with helium gas, the the second lightest chemical element (He)
  • rubbish - garbage, trash
  • wildlife - animals living and plants growing in their natural environment
  • harmful - causing damage or harm
  • ban - forbid people from using
  • alternative - something that can be chosen instead of something else; a choice or option
  • bubbles - very light balls of air inside a thin layer of soap
  • flags - pieces of cloth used as decoration, a signal or to attract attention
  • banners - large strips of cloth with a design, picture, or writing on it
  • kites - toys made of a frame covered with cloth, paper, or plastic and flown in the air at the end of a long string
  • bunting - strips of paper or cloth used as decoration
  • degrade - break down into simple substances or parts; decompose
First read the assignment. Next watch the video. Take notes to help you do the assignment.

  1. Where do escaped ballons often end up?

  2. Are helium-filled balloons banned in Australia?

  3. Name three things you can use at parties instead of balloons.