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Pakistan activist, 14, shot by Taliban

Malala Yousafzai, the 14-year-old Pakistani girl who campaigned for girls’ right to attend school, was shot in the head by Taliban militants when on her way home from school.

Education is a basic human right, isn’t it? Well, it’s not. At least not when you’re a girl living in Pakistan.

  • Datum 28/11/2012
  • Opdrachtnr 114
  • Leerjaar 5
  • Niveau VWO, HAVO
  • Categorie lezen, schrijven
  • Tijdsduur 30-60 min
  • Werkvorm individueel
  • ERK B1, B2
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Eleven ways in which we are cheated.

You knew that advertisers try to manipulate you into buying things you don’t really want, but did you know it was this bad?

It’s a well-known trick: £19.99 sounds a lot cheaper than £20.00 and it works all the time. But there are loads of other ways in which you are influenced without being aware of it. Read and be surprised.

  • Datum 19/08/2012
  • Opdrachtnr 066
  • Leerjaar 4, 5
  • Niveau VWO
  • Categorie lezen, vocabulaire
  • Tijdsduur 30-60 min
  • Werkvorm individueel, tweetal
  • ERK C1
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And the winner is ....

In just a couple of weeks we’ll find out who this year’s Oscar winners are going to be. But why wait that long? Wouldn’t you like to be a member of the jury yourself? Why, you can be, if you really want to. Read on.

On the website of The Guardian, a British paper you'll get to see a number of videos. In each video a journalist on the Guardian will discuss a film. They will try to convince you that this particular film has got to win an Oscar for best picture. But what do you think?

  • Datum 23/02/2012
  • Opdrachtnr 045
  • Leerjaar 5, 6
  • Niveau VWO
  • Categorie lezen, schrijven, spreken, kijken en luisteren
  • Tijdsduur 30-60 min
  • Werkvorm tweetal
  • ERK B2

Toilet gaming technology targets urinal boredom

Do you realise that you will probably spend about nine months of you life in toilets? Don’t you think something should be done to make sure all this time is better spent? Well, help is on the way. Read on …

It’s hard to imagine but, when visiting a pub, the time spent in the loo could actually be far more fun than the time you spend at the bar with your mates, assuming of course that the publican has had his toilet facilities fitted with the latest gadgets!

  • Datum 23/01/2012
  • Opdrachtnr 034
  • Leerjaar 5, 6
  • Niveau VWO, HAVO
  • Categorie lezen, vocabulaire
  • Tijdsduur 15-30 min
  • Werkvorm individueel, klassikaal
  • ERK B2, C1

Trolling: Who does it and why?

Read about trolling, a fairly recent kind of internet crime.

An internet "troll" has been jailed for mocking dead teenagers on various websites. Public figures, including Stephen Fry, have also been victims of trolling. So what is it and why do people do it?

  • Datum 15/12/2011
  • Opdrachtnr 013
  • Leerjaar 5, 6
  • Niveau VWO
  • Categorie lezen
  • Tijdsduur 15-30 min
  • Werkvorm individueel
  • ERK B2

Want to be a Kindle millionaire?

Write novels about trolls.

Do you secretly dream of becoming a famous writer? Why not try this? This way you won’t even need a publisher.

  • Datum 26/11/2011
  • Opdrachtnr 028
  • Leerjaar 5
  • Niveau VWO, HAVO
  • Categorie lezen, vocabulaire
  • Tijdsduur 15-30 min
  • Werkvorm individueel
  • ERK B2
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Signs of ageing halted in the lab

Are you living in constant fear of your first wrinkles? There may be hope.

Scientists may be on the way to finding a way to slow down the ageing process...

  • Datum 23/11/2011
  • Opdrachtnr 026
  • Leerjaar 5
  • Niveau VWO
  • Categorie lezen
  • Tijdsduur 15-30 min
  • Werkvorm individueel
  • ERK B2
Bron: http://www.shutterstock.com/pic.mhtml?id=131055806&src=id

Binge Drinking in China

How the Chinese economy depends on alcohol abuse.

Journalist Tania Branigan kijkt in dit krantenartikel kritisch naar de rol van drankgebruik onder werkende Chinezen en wat zij hiervan vinden.

  • Datum 27/10/2011
  • Opdrachtnr 104
  • Leerjaar 5
  • Niveau HAVO
  • Categorie lezen, vocabulaire
  • Tijdsduur 15-30 min
  • Werkvorm individueel
  • ERK B2
Bron: http://www.shutterstock.com/pic.mhtml?id=162542621&src=id

Bad exam results? Don't despair.

A beginner's guide to success in life after school.

The author, who himself was a slacker as a student, shares his views of the importance of A-levels for students and himself. He tells how he eventually landed a very decent job at a well-regarded newspaper.

  • Datum 25/10/2011
  • Opdrachtnr 103
  • Leerjaar 5
  • Niveau VWO
  • Categorie lezen, vocabulaire
  • Tijdsduur 15-30 min
  • Werkvorm individueel
  • ERK C1
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Angelina Jolie visits Halo Trust headquarters

Tijdens een bezoek aan Schotland heeft Angelina Jolie het hoofdkantoor bezocht van een liefdadigheidsinstelling.

Je gaat een artikel lezen over een bezoek aan Schotland van Angelina Jolie. Tijdens haar reis bezocht ze het hoofdkantoor van de Halo Trust, een charity die zich bezighoudt met het verwijderen van landmijnen.

  • Datum 
  • Opdrachtnr 017
  • Leerjaar 5
  • Niveau HAVO
  • Categorie lezen
  • Tijdsduur 15-30 min
  • Werkvorm individueel
  • ERK B1