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Dolls are for girls, cars are for boys

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 260
  • Leerjaar 5, 6
  • Niveau VWO
  • Categorie lezen, spreken
  • Tijdsduur 15-30 min
  • Werkvorm individueel, groepje, klassikaal
  • ERK B2
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Teaching Boys and Girls

How a school got itself into trouble.

Kan een school een ander programma aanbieden voor jongens en meisjes? Deze school deed het wel. Of dat verstandig was…?

  • Datum 01/11/2015
  • Opdrachtnr 2001
  • Leerjaar 2
  • Niveau VWO, HAVO
  • Categorie lezen, schrijven, spreken, vocabulaire
  • Tijdsduur 30-60 min
  • Werkvorm tweetal, groepje, klassikaal
  • ERK B1
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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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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
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Surviving your 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 323
  • Leerjaar 6
  • Niveau VWO
  • Categorie spreken, kijken en luisteren
  • Tijdsduur 10-15 min
  • Werkvorm klassikaal
  • ERK B2
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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
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A Facelift for the Greenback

Are women going to change the face of the dollar?

Money makes the world go round, doesn’t it? But money has got a face too. As far as the dollar is concerned it’s usually the face of a man. But time are changing. Or are they?

  • Datum 03/11/2014
  • Opdrachtnr 120
  • Leerjaar 5, 6
  • Niveau VWO
  • Categorie lezen, schrijven, spreken
  • Tijdsduur 15-30 min
  • Werkvorm tweetal, klassikaal
  • ERK C1
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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
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Blurred lines?

Blurred lines was one of the biggest hits of 2013. You probably all remember the song.

Blurred lines was not just one of the best-selling and most often downloaded hits of 2013. It was probably also one of the most sexist songs ever released. It was considered so sexist that it was actually banned from Edinburgh University as well as from quite a few other universities in Britain and the US.

  • Datum 02/06/2014
  • Opdrachtnr 112
  • Leerjaar 5, 6
  • Niveau VWO
  • Categorie lezen, schrijven, spreken, vocabulaire
  • Tijdsduur 10-15 min
  • Werkvorm tweetal, klassikaal
  • ERK C1
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Inspect the gadget!

This is an assignment for those who know about the latest gadgets.

You are going to read an article about a recently released smartwatch. Do you think it’s any good? Do you think it’s worth having?

  • Datum 06/01/2014
  • Opdrachtnr 105
  • Leerjaar 2
  • Niveau VWO, HAVO
  • Categorie lezen, schrijven, spreken, kijken en luisteren, grammatica, vocabulaire
  • Tijdsduur 10-15 min
  • Werkvorm individueel, tweetal
  • ERK A2