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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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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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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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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
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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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Gun buyback

A few short weeks after the Newtown shooting in which 20 children were killed, there was a gun buyback in Los Angeles.

When there’s a gun buyback you can exchange your gun for a shopping voucher. What do you expect? Will this be a very popular thing in the US?

  • Datum 17/01/2013
  • Opdrachtnr 077
  • Leerjaar 4
  • Niveau VWO, HAVO
  • Categorie lezen
  • Tijdsduur 15-30 min
  • Werkvorm individueel, tweetal, klassikaal
  • 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

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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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