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donderdag 10 november 2016

The President-Elect

Dallas High School students talk about how the election of Donald Trump as president affects their lives.

Read the following words and phrases and their definitions.
  • mind-set - particular way of thinking; the attitude or set of opinions of a person about something
  • act on what you say - actually do the things you talk about
  • deport - force people to leave a country
  • impact - powerful or big effect
  • basically he’s saying .... - in fact he’s saying ...
  • sexual assault - he crime of touching someone in an unwanted sexual way
  • turmoil - a state of confusion and disorder
  • president-elect - a person who has been elected president but who has not officially become president yet
First read the assignment. Next watch the video. Take notes to help you do the assignment.

  1. Focus on the student speaking from 0:54:
    What would happen if Trump acts on what he has been saying for months?

  2. Focus on the student speaking from 1:13:
    What does this student say about his family?

  3. Focus on the student speaking from 2:08:
    Why should presidents be elected according to this student speaking?

  4. How many students say something positive about the new president-elect?
    Name one of the positive comments.

  5. Which student(s) do you agree with?
    Explain your answer.