Actueel lesmateriaal voor lesmethodes Engels van Malmberg

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vrijdag 23 maart 2018

March for Our Lives

"The March for Our Lives" on March 24, 2018 was organised after last month's school shooting in Florida. In this shooting 17 students and teachers were killed with an automatic rifle.

Read the following words and phrases and their definitions.
  • assault rifle - a gun that can shoot many bullets quickly
  • campaigner - a person who does all kinds of activities to reach a particular result
  • banned - forbidden
  • devastated - very shocked
  • stance - opinion
  • to reinforce - to make stronger
  • to exercise your rights - to make use of your rights
  • to voice your opinions - to say out loud what you think of something
  • restrictions - rules that give people less freedom in having or doing specific things
  • comprehensive - including a lot of things
  • high-capacity magazines - magazines (magazijnen) that can hold more than the standard number of rounds (patronen)
First read the assignment. Next watch the video. Take notes to help you do the assignment.

  1. How do the teenagers in the video use guns?

  2. What effect has the recent school shooting had on their stance on guns?

  3. Are they planning to join the other students in the march?

  4. Which actions for better gun control do they support?

  5. What good could “a good guy with a gun” do?