#TrashTag Challenge

Assignment 1 For this assignment you may use a dictionary or English-language Internet sources to help you. a   Name 5 online challenges. Look them up if you don’t know that many. b   Which challenges have you or somebody you know done? Find and copy pictures or other sorts of proof.   #trashtag challenge Often, news […]

Slow Down and Be Sceptical

Assignment 1 For this assignment you may use a dictionary or English-language Internet sources to help you. a   Where do you get your news? Which of your news sources is most reliable? Explain your answer. b   Look up the difference between “misinformation” and “disinformation.”   Slow Down and Be Sceptical During the creepy-clown scare […]

Nature’s Vanishing Trick

Biodiversity refers to all the different kinds of living organisms (animals and plants) in a place on earth. The UN just published a study warning that biodiversity is in decline (aan het afnemen). Teenager Lily Macfarlane made a short video to try and explain why the loss of biodiversity, extinction and vanishing species really matter. […]

House on fire

Last week, world leaders and business chiefs met in Davos to talk about global issues and solutions. 16-year-old Greta Thunberg from Sweden was there too. She presented her point of view on climate action. Read the following words and phrases and their definitions. lack of effective change – not enough action to make real changes […]

Brexit Troubles

Assignment 1 For this assignment you may use a dictionary or English-language Internet sources to help you. a   Which countries are actually part of the United Kingdom? b   Work with one or two classmates. Write down the words you come up with while brainstorming about Brexit.   Brexit Troubles On Tuesday, British Prime Minister Theresa […]