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Britain's Prince Harry wants military service to return. This is when people spend time in the army before work or university. Many countries still have it. Harry was in the army for 10 years. It helped him a lot. It keeps people out of trouble. People do it for different reasons". He said he had an "epic ten years" in the army.



Prince Harry would like his niece and nephew to join the army. It makes people stronger. He talked about his own military service. He said: "It's done no harm, just good, for me." He said there is pressure but people enjoy it. It's like any job. You must learn how to do it. He will now work in Africa on conservation projects.

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Sources
  • http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/prince-harry-calls-national-service-5710878
  • http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/prince-harry/11610690/Prince-Harry-calls-to-bring-back-National-Service.html


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The Activities

MATCHING

PARAGRAPH ONE:

1.

Harry wants military service

a.

still have it

2.

spend time

b.

a lot

3.

Many countries

c.

ten years

4.

Harry was in the army

d.

to return

5.

It helped him

e.

for 10 years

6.

It keeps people out

f.

reasons

7.

People do it for different

g.

in the army

8.

he had an epic

h.

of trouble



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PARAGRAPH TWO:

1.

his niece and

a.

people enjoy it

2.

It makes people

b.

in Africa

3.

He talked about his own

c.

stronger

4.

It's done no

d.

projects

5.

there is pressure but

e.

nephew

6.

You must learn how

f.

harm

7.

He will now work

g.

military service

8.

conservation

h.

to do it

LISTEN AND FILL IN THE GAPS

Britain's Prince Harry wants military (1) ___________________. This is when people (2) ___________________ the army before (3) ___________________. Many countries still have it. Harry was in the army for 10 years. It (4) ___________________ lot. It keeps people (5) ___________________. People do it for different reasons". He said he had an "(6) ___________________" in the army.

Prince Harry would like his (7) ___________________ to join the army. It (8) ___________________. He talked about his own military service. He said: "It's (9) ___________________, just good, for me." He said there (10) ___________________ people enjoy it. It's like any job. You must (11) ___________________ it. He will now work in Africa on (12) ___________________.





PUT A SLASH ( / ) WHERE THE SPACES ARE

Britain'sPrinceHarrywantsmilitaryservicetoreturn.Thisiswhenpeopl
espendtimeinthearmybeforeworkoruniversity.Manycountriesstillha
veit.Harrywasinthearmyfor10years.Ithelpedhimalot.Itkeepspeople
outoftrouble.Peopledoitfordifferentreasons".Hesaidhehadan"epicte
nyears"inthearmy.PrinceHarrywouldlikehisnieceandnephewtojoint
hearmy.Itmakespeoplestronger.Hetalkedabouthisownmilitaryservi
ce.Hesaid:"It'sdonenoharm,justgood,forme."Hesaidthereispressur
ebutpeopleenjoyit.It'slikeanyjob.Youmustlearnhowtodoit.Hewillno
wworkinAfricaonconservationprojects.

WRITE QUESTIONS & ASK YOUR PARTNER(S)

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WRITING

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