The Reading / Listening - Level 0

The technology company Apple and the FBI are having a fight. The FBI wants Apple to unlock the phone of a terrorist. The man killed 14 people in California in December. The phone has information to catch more terrorists. Apple said it would not open the iPhone because it would be a security risk.



The Department of Justice (DOJ) is also angry with Apple. It said Apple is using technology to stop the FBI from finding out more about the killer. Apple said the DOJ wanted to give Apple a bad name. It said: "It seems like disagreeing with the Department of Justice means you must be evil and anti-American."

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Sources
  • http://www.theverge.com/2016/3/10/11196548/apple-accuses-department-of-justice-fbi-smearing-desperation
  • http://www.cnbc.com/2016/03/10/justice-department-accuses-apple-of-false-corrosive-rhetoric-in-fbi-dispute.html
  • http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2016/mar/10/apple-v-fbi-encryption-case-digital-privacy-san-bernardino


Make sure you try all of the online activities for this reading and listening - There are dictations, multiple choice, drag and drop activities, crosswords, hangman, flash cards, matching activities and a whole lot more. Please enjoy :-)



The Activities

MATCHING

PARAGRAPH ONE:

1.

The technology

a.

killed 14 people

2.

having a

b.

open the iPhone

3.

unlock the phone

c.

company Apple

4.

The man

d.

risk

5.

The phone has

e.

terrorists

6.

catch more

f.

of a terrorist

7.

Apple said it would not

g.

information

8.

a security

h.

fight



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PARAGRAPH TWO:

1.

The Department

a.

name

2.

angry with

b.

be evil

3.

Apple is using

c.

technology

4.

stop the

d.

of Justice

5.

finding out more

e.

FBI

6.

give Apple a bad

f.

American

7.

you must

g.

Apple

8.

anti-

h.

about the killer

LISTEN AND FILL IN THE GAPS

The technology company Apple and the (1) _________________ a fight. The FBI (2) ___________________ unlock the phone (3) ___________________. The man (4) ___________________ in California in December. The phone has information (5) ___________________ terrorists. Apple said it would not open the iPhone because it would (6) ___________________.

The Department of Justice (DOJ) (7) ___________________ with Apple. It said Apple is (8) ___________________ to stop the FBI from finding (9) ___________________ about the killer. Apple said the DOJ wanted to give Apple (10) ___________________. It said: "It seems (11) ___________________ with the Department of Justice means you (12) ___________________ and anti-American."





PUT A SLASH ( / ) WHERE THE SPACES ARE

ThetechnologycompanyAppleandtheFBIarehavingafight.TheFBIwa
ntsAppletounlockthephoneofaterrorist.Themankilled14peopleinCali
forniainDecember.Thephonehasinformationtocatchmoreterrorists.
ApplesaiditwouldnotopentheiPhonebecauseitwouldbeasecurityrisk.
TheDepartmentofJustice(DOJ)isalsoangrywithApple.ItsaidAppleisu
singtechnologytostoptheFBIfromfindingoutmoreaboutthekiller.App
lesaidtheDOJwantedtogiveAppleabadname.Itsaid:"Itseemslikedisa
greeingwiththeDepartmentofJusticemeansyoumustbeevilandanti-
American."

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).

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f)

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WRITING

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

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Answers

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