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Jamie Oliver introduces health tax

He wants to help the city of Brighton become healthier.

One in four British adults is obese.Find out how Jamie wants to tackle this problem.

  • Datum 01/03/2016
  • Opdrachtnr 261
  • Leerjaar 5
  • Niveau HAVO
  • Categorie lezen, spreken
  • Tijdsduur 15-30 min
  • Werkvorm individueel, klassikaal
  • ERK B1, B2
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Cars are for boys, dolls are for girls

At least, that’s what toy ads tell us.

In the 1970s, most toys were gender neutral. But today more than ever before, toys are marketed to girls or boys. What message does this send to kids? And how can it hurt the economy?

  • Datum 01/02/2016
  • Opdrachtnr 259
  • Leerjaar 5
  • Niveau HAVO
  • Categorie lezen, spreken
  • Tijdsduur 15-30 min
  • Werkvorm individueel, groepje, klassikaal
  • ERK B1, B2
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Is Paper Towns Worth Watching?

It’s a coming-of-age-story about friendship and love.

Paper Towns is based on John Green’s bestselling young adult novel. It stars supermodel Cara Levingne. But what you probably want to know is: Is the film any good?

  • Datum 01/12/2015
  • Opdrachtnr 252
  • Leerjaar 5
  • Niveau HAVO
  • Categorie lezen, schrijven
  • Tijdsduur 15-30 min
  • Werkvorm individueel, tweetal
  • ERK B1, B2
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Help! A job interview

How to stay cool and make a great impression.

You might need a new job after your final exams, or in the new town you are going to live. But that horrible job interview … Well, don’t panic, here are some tips and tricks.

  • Datum 01/10/2015
  • Opdrachtnr 324
  • Leerjaar 5
  • Niveau HAVO
  • Categorie spreken, kijken en luisteren
  • Tijdsduur 10-15 min
  • Werkvorm klassikaal
  • ERK B1
http://www.csjoseph.org/deathpenalty.aspx

Capital punishment: for or against?

Do you think capital punishment should be introduced in our country?

Recently the internet has been flooded with videos of public executions and beheadings. This has sparked the debate whether the death penalty is an effective way to deal with crime. Would introducing it in our country make us safer at all?

  • Datum 01/08/2015
  • Opdrachtnr 137
  • Leerjaar 5
  • Niveau HAVO
  • Categorie lezen, schrijven, spreken
  • Tijdsduur 15-30 min
  • Werkvorm individueel, tweetal, groepje
  • ERK C1
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.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
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Lines too Blurred?

One of the most popular hits in 2013 was Blurred lines by Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams. However, not everybody liked it.

Blurred lines was one of the best-selling and most often downloaded hits of 2013. It was a huge success, all over the world. It was probably also one of the most sexist songs ever released. It was considered so sexist that it was actually banned from quite a few universities, starting in Scotland.

  • Datum 02/06/2014
  • Opdrachtnr 113
  • Leerjaar 4, 5
  • Niveau HAVO
  • Categorie lezen, schrijven, vocabulaire
  • Tijdsduur 10-15 min
  • Werkvorm tweetal, klassikaal
  • ERK C1
http://www.carpenoctem.tv/mobsters/al-capone/

Not So Happy Valentine

A surprise from Al Capone

Of course you know who Al Capone was, don’t you? Well, he knew how to surprise someone on St. Valentine’s Day!

  • Datum 03/02/2014
  • Opdrachtnr 107
  • Leerjaar 4, 5
  • Niveau VWO, HAVO
  • Categorie kijken en luisteren
  • Tijdsduur 10-15 min
  • Werkvorm individueel, tweetal
  • ERK B2

The Problem with the N-word

Does political correctness do more harm than good?

A teacher in Georgia, United States, called a coloured student of his "nigga" - with serious consequences. It's up to you to decide which party you agree with.

  • Datum 18/11/2013
  • Opdrachtnr 192
  • Leerjaar 4, 5
  • Niveau VWO, HAVO
  • Categorie spreken, kijken en luisteren
  • Tijdsduur 10-15 min
  • Werkvorm individueel, klassikaal
  • ERK B1