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Time for tea

The reason why Britons have become so fanatic about tea.

We all know that Britons love their tea. But how did this come about? Why do Britons drink tea while other nations love coffee? Find out how history turned Brits into a tea drinking nation.

  • Datum 01/01/2016
  • Opdrachtnr 2003
  • Leerjaar 4
  • Niveau VWO, HAVO
  • Categorie kijken en luisteren
  • Tijdsduur 15-30 min
  • Werkvorm tweetal, groepje, klassikaal
  • ERK B2
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Tallest Married Couple

Meet the world’stallestcouple. You’ll feel small watching those two.

The Guiness World Record organisation has revealed the world’s tallest married couple. Sun Mingming of China and his wife Xu Yan have a combined height of over 4 metres. They are both athletes.

  • Datum 01/12/2015
  • Opdrachtnr 1503
  • Leerjaar 4
  • Niveau VMBO GT, VMBO BK
  • Categorie kijken en luisteren
  • Tijdsduur 5-10 min
  • Werkvorm individueel, tweetal, klassikaal
  • ERK A2
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You won't believe it

How a school got itself into trouble.

Can a school teach different classes to boys and girls? This school apparently thought they could. Find out what they had planned for the upcoming schoolyear.

  • Datum 01/11/2015
  • Opdrachtnr 2002
  • Leerjaar 4
  • Niveau VMBO GT
  • Categorie lezen, schrijven, spreken, vocabulaire
  • Tijdsduur 30-60 min
  • Werkvorm tweetal, groepje, klassikaal
  • ERK B1
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Texting? Walk on the right side!

China creates pavement with separate lane for texting people.

To avoid collisions on the pavement, the Chinese city of Chongqing has created a separate lane for people who are texting and tweeting. But is this the right solution?

  • Datum 01/10/2015
  • Opdrachtnr 321
  • Leerjaar 4
  • Niveau VWO
  • Categorie lezen, schrijven, vocabulaire
  • Tijdsduur 10-15 min
  • Werkvorm klassikaal
  • ERK B1
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Walk on the right side!

China creates pavement with separate lane for texting people.

To avoid accidents on the pavement, the Chinese city of Chongqing has created a separate lane for people who are texting and tweeting. How about that?

  • Datum 01/10/2015
  • Opdrachtnr 322
  • Leerjaar 4
  • Niveau HAVO
  • Categorie lezen, schrijven, vocabulaire
  • Tijdsduur 10-15 min
  • Werkvorm klassikaal
  • ERK A2, B1
http://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/eating-insects-yuck-factor-un-report

Pass the Cockroaches, Please!

Would you like to try eating cockroaches and grasshoppers or wouldn't you? Read on.

About 20% of the world population eat insects regularly. Why don’t we?

  • Datum 05/01/2015
  • Opdrachtnr 125
  • Leerjaar 4, 5
  • Niveau VWO, HAVO
  • Categorie lezen, schrijven, kijken en luisteren
  • Tijdsduur 15-30 min
  • Werkvorm individueel, tweetal, klassikaal
  • ERK B2
http://www.washingtonian.com/blogs/wellbeing/healthy-eating/why-edible-bugs-are-all-the-rage.php

Want Some Bugs?

Have you ever tried eating insects?

Would you eat grasshoppers and cockroaches if you could buy them at the local supermarket? Well, the good news is that some supermarkets already sell them, so why not give it a try?

  • Datum 05/01/2015
  • Opdrachtnr 124
  • Leerjaar 4
  • Niveau VMBO GT, VMBO BK
  • Categorie lezen, schrijven
  • Tijdsduur 15-30 min
  • Werkvorm individueel, tweetal, klassikaal
  • ERK B1
http://www.rciventures.com/symbolic-re-opening-for-statue-of-liberty/

The Statue of Liberty

A bit of history

Since when has it been there? Who designed it? What is it made of? Listen to an American YouTube video and find out about this world famous statue.

  • Datum 01/12/2014
  • Opdrachtnr 907
  • Leerjaar 4
  • Niveau VMBO GT, VMBO BK
  • Categorie kijken en luisteren, vocabulaire
  • Tijdsduur 5-10 min
  • Werkvorm individueel, klassikaal
  • ERK A2, B1
http://www.hundreddollarbill.info/

New Faces for the Greenback

An assignment about money. But it’s not what you think.

The American dollar, the greenback, has a picture of a famous person on the front. All these persons happen to be men. Isn’t it time for change?

  • Datum 03/11/2014
  • Opdrachtnr 121
  • Leerjaar 4, 5
  • Niveau HAVO
  • Categorie lezen, schrijven
  • Tijdsduur 15-30 min
  • Werkvorm tweetal, klassikaal
  • ERK B2
http://www.kledinginsider.nl/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/cameron-russell-photo-shoot51.jpg

A super model's message

Being beautiful is great, right?

Find out what Super model Cameron Russell has to say about the role of appearance in our society.

  • Datum 18/08/2014
  • Opdrachtnr 901
  • Leerjaar 4
  • Niveau VWO, HAVO
  • Categorie spreken, kijken en luisteren
  • Tijdsduur 15-30 min
  • Werkvorm individueel, klassikaal
  • ERK B1