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Still fresh after all these years

Look at the picture and guess the age of this hamburger. I bet you won’t get anywhere close!

Is fresh food the same as fresh-looking food? Read the article. You’ll be surprised.

  • Datum 07/06/2013
  • Opdrachtnr 096
  • Leerjaar 3
  • Niveau VWO, HAVO
  • Categorie lezen, vocabulaire
  • Tijdsduur 15-30 min
  • Werkvorm individueel, tweetal
  • ERK A2
Bron: http://www.shutterstock.com/pic.mhtml?id=81486721&src=id

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
Bron: http://www.shutterstock.com/pic.mhtml?id=117290581&src=id

Can Skyfall pass the test?

Did you know that the new Bond film actually contains quite a few technological errors?

Technology always plays a prominent role in the Bond franchise. And audiences are dutifully impressed. But did you know that a real technology geeks will spot a number of glaring errors in any Bond film?

  • Datum 17/01/2013
  • Opdrachtnr 079
  • Leerjaar 6
  • Niveau VWO
  • Categorie lezen
  • Tijdsduur 15-30 min
  • Werkvorm individueel, tweetal, klassikaal
  • ERK B2
Bron: www.shutterstock.com

The UK Independence Party

Moderately right-wing nationalists or raving extremists?

Rotherham Social Services recently removed three children of Eastern European birth from the care of their foster parents. Guardian journalist Michael White shares his thoughts on the matter.

  • Datum 18/12/2012
  • Opdrachtnr 166
  • Leerjaar 5
  • Niveau VWO
  • Categorie lezen, vocabulaire
  • Tijdsduur 15-30 min
  • Werkvorm individueel
  • ERK B2
Bron: http://www.shutterstock.com/pic.mhtml?id=176226719&src=id

Help I’m stuck in the elevator!

Have you ever been trapped in an elevator? Any idea what it would feel like? Would you panic?

You are going to read an article in which ten people share their experiences of being trapped in an elevator.

  • Datum 09/11/2012
  • Opdrachtnr 072
  • Leerjaar 4
  • Niveau VWO, HAVO
  • Categorie lezen, vocabulaire
  • Tijdsduur 15-30 min
  • Werkvorm individueel, klassikaal
  • ERK B1
Bron: http://www.shutterstock.com/pic.mhtml?id=122162515&src=id

The facebook party that went viral

Remember the Facebook party, organized by this girl in Haren (Netherlands) to celebrate her sixteenth birthday?

You are going to read an article and watch a video about a girl whose sixteenth birthday party went out of control.

  • Datum 09/10/2012
  • Opdrachtnr 070
  • Leerjaar 4
  • Niveau VWO, HAVO
  • Categorie lezen, schrijven, kijken en luisteren, vocabulaire
  • Tijdsduur 15-30 min
  • Werkvorm individueel, klassikaal
  • ERK A2

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
Bron: http://www.shutterstock.com/pic.mhtml?id=153215060&src=id

Four gongs for Gaga

Lady Gaga dominates MTV Europe Music Awards in Belfast.

Did you watch the MTV Europe Music Awards? There were performances by Coldplay, Bruno Mars and Justin Bieber. Lady Gaga collected four prizes.

  • Datum 23/11/2011
  • Opdrachtnr 022
  • Leerjaar 3
  • Niveau VWO
  • Categorie lezen
  • Tijdsduur 15-30 min
  • Werkvorm individueel
  • ERK A2