The Reading / Listening - Level 0

France has said Europe must "wake up" to terror after the attacks on Paris, which killed 129 people. Over 350 were injured and many are still in hospital. A politician told reporters: "It is urgent that Europe wakes up." He said it was too easy for terrorists to move around Europe. A Paris attacker entered Europe through Greece.



A French ambassador said terrorism was an important issue. More countries are joining the fight against terrorism. Britain wants to take part in air strikes in Syria. It will soon vote on this. Russia is also very active. It is carrying out air strikes in Syria after a bomb was put on a Russian plane in Egypt. It killed 224 people.

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Sources
  • http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-34875999
  • http://www.newindianexpress.com/nation/Paris-Attack-Wake-up-Call-for-Indifferent-Nations-French-Envoy/2015/11/19/article3136410.ece
  • https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-switch/wp/2015/11/16/paris-attacks-should-be-wake-up-call-for-more-digital-surveillance-cia-director-says/


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The Activities

MATCHING

PARAGRAPH ONE:

1.

after the

a.

for terrorists

2.

Over 350 were

b.

attacks on Paris

3.

many are still

c.

Europe wakes up

4.

It is urgent that

d.

through Greece

5.

it was too easy

e.

injured

6.

move around

f.

attacker

7.

A Paris

g.

in hospital

8.

entered Europe

h.

Europe



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PARAGRAPH TWO:

1.

A French

a.

on this

2.

terrorism was an

b.

fight against terrorism

3.

More countries are joining the

c.

out air strikes

4.

Britain wants to take

d.

a Russian plane

5.

air

e.

ambassador

6.

It will soon vote

f.

strikes

7.

It is carrying

g.

part

8.

a bomb was put on

h.

important issue

LISTEN AND FILL IN THE GAPS

France has said Europe must "wake up" (1) _________________ the attacks on Paris, which killed 129 people. (2) ___________________ injured and many are (3) ___________________. A politician told reporters: "(4) ___________________ that Europe wakes up." He said it was (5) ___________________ terrorists to move around Europe. A Paris (6) ___________________ Europe through Greece.

A French ambassador said (7) ___________________ important issue. More countries (8) ___________________ fight against terrorism. Britain (9) ___________________ part in air strikes in Syria. It (10) ___________________ on this. Russia is also very active. It is (11) ___________________ air strikes in Syria after a bomb (12) ___________________ Russian plane in Egypt. It killed 224 people.





PUT A SLASH ( / ) WHERE THE SPACES ARE

FrancehassaidEuropemust"wakeup"toterroraftertheattacksonParis
,whichkilled129people.Over350wereinjuredandmanyarestillinhospi
tal.Apoliticiantoldreporters:"ItisurgentthatEuropewakesup."Hesaid
itwastooeasyforterroriststomovearoundEurope.AParisattackerente
redEuropethroughGreece.AFrenchambassadorsaidterrorismwasani
mportantissue.Morecountriesarejoiningthefightagainstterrorism.Br
itainwantstotakepartinairstrikesinSyria.Itwillsoonvoteonthis.Russi
aisalsoveryactive.ItiscarryingoutairstrikesinSyriaafterabombwaspu
tonaRussianplaneinEgypt.Itkilled224people.

WRITE QUESTIONS & ASK YOUR PARTNER(S)

Student A: Do not show these to your speaking partner(s).

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Student B: Do not show these to your speaking partner(s).

a)

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c)

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d)

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e)

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f)

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WRITING

Write about terrorism for 10 minutes. Read and talk about your partner’s paper.

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