At the completion of this chapter you will be able to talk about a personal experience.
Minimum violence, maximum efficiency
The student will listens to an interview with a CIA-commandant, react to the statements made and explain certain sentence from the text. You will be able to understand an interview with a special ops commander. When performing this task: you will have to extract the main thought. You will have to assess statements made about the interview. You will have to explain certain phrases used in the interview.
At the completion of this chapter you will be able to give a personal opinion about the relationship between Europe and the United States of America. While carrying out this task you will need to give your opinion about certain claims made and develop a structured reasoning.
The right to strike?
By the end of this lesson you will be able to explain what the right to strike means and what the limits are. You will be able to gather information, summarize it and pass it on.
Introduction Historians on both sides of the Atlantic have argued that the empire was not an issue of popular interest in the late nineteenth-century Britain and the United States. This unit examines some of the evidence available to assess the truth of this claim. More broadly, the unit raises questions related to evidence: is it possible to discover what ‘ordinary’ people thought about expansionism? ‘I couldn't give a damn’; ‘I don't know anything about politics’; ‘Why don't they lea
Historians on both sides of the Atlantic have argued that the empire was not an issue of popular interest in the late nineteenth-century Britain and the United States. This unit examines some of the evidence available to assess the truth of this claim. More broadly, the unit raises questions related to evidence: is it possible to discover what ‘ordinary’ people thought about expansionism?
‘I couldn't give a damn’; ‘I don't know anything about politics’; ‘Why don't they lea
De energie van de toekomst
At the end of this unit: You can formulate a point of view on environmental issues When performing this task: you have to retrieve the main thought. you have to assess statements about the text. you have to identify arguments supporting and opposing
Een pleidooi voor duurzame stroom
In deze opdracht schrijft de student een e-mail waarin hij anderen ervan probeert te overtuigen om voor 'duurzame stroom' te kiezen. Om de e-mail te schrijven maakt de student gebruik van de informatie die hij op de website van WattPlus kan vinden.
At the completion of this lesson you will be able to understand an advertisement from a local paper, you will listen to specific information. you will infer the meaning of unknown words.
Breakingviews: What it will take to beat President Obama
Reuters Breakingviews editors debut a new economic calculator designed to predict the outcome of 2012 presidential election.
Romney set to make Republican history, says Green
Jan. 4 - Republican campaign veteran Lloyd Green says former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney is certain to win New Hampshire, but South Carolina could be very bruising.
Ancient Greek coins for auction
Jan. 4 - Rare Greek coins depicting deities, mythological and historical figures to be auctioned at New York's Waldorf Astoria hotel. Kilmeny Duchardt reports.
U.S. same-store sales seen up 3.4% in December
Jan. 4 - Jharonne Martis, Thomson Reuters retail analyst, says Costco, Limited, Saks, and Nordstrom will show the biggest sales gains during the month fueled by holiday discounts.
Bollywood star prepares to see double
Jan. 4 - Madam Tussauds is in the early stages of making a wax likeness of Madhuri Dixit-Nene. Alicia Powell reports.
Yahoo names new CEO, now what?
Reuters Correspondent Alexei Oreskovic on what Yahoo's hiring of PayPal President Scott Thompson as CEO means for the internet search giant.
U.S. Day Ahead: Deep discounts set to eat retailers' profits
Jan. 4 - Reuters Retail Analyst Jharonne Martis says December same-store sales should rise by 3.4% driven by deals. However, she warns this could be a double edged sword for companies.
Nick Cannon hospitalized, Sinead O"Connor reunites with husband
Jan. 4 - The day's top showbiz news and headlines including Nick Cannon is hospitalized, Sinead O'Connor puts divorce on hold, and Martin Scorsese to be honored by BAFTA. Bob Mezan reports.
Warlock predicts 2012 election results
Jan. 4 - U.S. President Barack Obama will lose election and Syria will be invaded, predicts Mexico's self-proclaimed Grand Warlock. Kilmeny Duchardt reports.
G-zero and the end of the "9/11" era top 2012 risks: Bremmer
Jan. 4 - Eurasia Group president Ian Bremmer discusses the biggest risks facing the markets in 2012 and says the next phase in the middle east and the post-9/11 environment pose the greatest uncertainty.
Diet resolutions boost business
Jan. 4 - New Year's resolutions to lose weight and exercise more lead to a boost in business for diet companies and fitness centers - with proven results. Jill Bennett reports.
Meryl Streep at Iron Lady premiere in London
Jan. 04 - Academy Award winning actress Meryl Streep says she admires many of Margaret Thatcher's qualities.