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vrijdag 29 september 2017

World View

Find out why everybody is talking about US rapper B.o.B.

Read the following words and phrases and their definitions.
  • once and for all - finally; definitely
  • to conspire - to make secret plans to do something bad or illegal
  • curve - smooth, rounded line or shape
  • proof - something which shows that something else is true or correct
  • a flurry of tweets - a lot of tweets shortly after one another
  • evidence - something which shows that something else exists or is true
  • conspiracy theory - theory that explains an event or situation as the result of a secret plan by a group of people
  • to expose - to make something known, like a secret, because you believe it is wrong or illegal
  • inconsistencies - statements that are not in agreement with each other
First read the assignment. Next watch the video. Take notes to help you do the assignment.

  1. What does B.o.B. want to prove once and for all?

  2. Why did B.o.B. start a crowdfunding campaign? And how much money does he want to raise?

  3. What does B.o.B. think about the first moon landing?

  4. Write down the names of the B.o.B. track dissing Neil DeGrasse Tyson and of the response rap Neil released.

  5. Complete B.o.B.’s final words about the subject: “Once you go .....”.
    Explain what he means.

Extra writing assignment
1. Listen to what Adam Bozarth asks at 1:06 till 1:12.
2. Write a comment to answer his questions.
30-50 words.

Extra listening assignment
1. Listen to the raps by B.o.B. and Neil DeGrasse Tyson. You can find them on YouTube.
2. For both tracks, write a short summary of what they are about.

Extra fun assignment
Watch this video.