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Louis Theroux | Gangsta Rap

Louis tries his hand at some rap music: hilarious!

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Britain's Biggest Hoarders

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Megacities | Living in the city

Megacities | Living in the city

It is estimated that in 2050 75% of the world population will reside in cities. And that's a challenge. Come find out more about megacities with Andrew Marr.

  1. What is the great story of our time?
     
  2. How many mega-cities are there? Mention 4.
     
  3. How many people arrive in Dhaka every year?
     
  4. How is Mexico City described?

  5. How many people will live in cities in the year 2050?

  6. How did Shanghai’s richest man make his money?
     
  7. How fast is Shanghai changing?
     
  8. What type of building is the Shard in London?
     
  9. Who is the highest man up?
     
  10. What does it seem, is it that new skyscrapers are trying to say?

  11. Who are at the top of those buildings?
     
  12. How much does the apartment Andrew is going to visit cost?

  13. How does the family who live in the slums feel about their home?

  14. Where does Musharaf come from?

  15. What happens to Andrew during the night? Which animals does he refer to?

  16. What is the “natural unit” for people to live in, in Andrew’s opinion? 

  17. What does the specific symbol on Shanghai buildings mean?

  18. What happens to the old inhabitants of that part of the city?

  19. How many new houses are built on the edge of the city every month?

  20. Tokyo struggles with ___? 

  21. What would it do to Andrew to live in such a “flat”?

  22. Tokyo is a city with very high ___ [not buildings!]?

  23. What can Tokyo do to some people, like it did to Ugo?

  24. Which type of events are rented people rented for the most?
     
  25. How is it that so many people get killed in Mexico city?

  26. What is the “up side” to the city?

  27. What is the purpose for some people to go to taco stands?

  28. Sunday is ___? And Andrew calls Mexico City a ___ place.

  29. Even London is now getting friendlier. How?

  30. London is more open, more ___?

  31. Sometimes you have to go far to know what __? 
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Billionaire Lord Sugar's Rich Lifestyle and Story

 

1: Who is Alan (Lord) Sugar?

 

2: What football club did he own?

 

3: Where does he live?

 

4: How rich do you have to be to live where Alan lives?

 

5: How many bedrooms does the house have?

 

6: What was the company called that Alan made?

 

7: How did Alan feel about his first big deal?

 

8: How much money did he make with this big deal?

 

9: What did the company make?

 

10: Wich (two) cars does he have?

 

11: What does his own license plate say?

 

12: Why does he pay 30M Dollars for a jet?

 

13: Why do people think that he is Australian?

 

14: What did Anne think about Alan buying the football club?

 

15: Why did everyone suddenly hate Alan?

 

16: What sort of restaurant did they go?

 

17: What does Alan think why their marriage survived for so long?

 

18: What did Anne think when she saw Alan for the first time?

 

19: What kind of game do Morgan and Alan play?

 

20: What television programme does Alan watch a lot?

 

21: How expensive is the blue/white bike?

 

22: What made Anne's dad decide that Alan was allowed to marry Anne?

 

23: What was the name of Alan's school?

 

24: What happened on the first day of school for Alan?

 

25: How did Alan get friends again?

 

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Lyrics Project

This is a remarkable project for your students!

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Eminem | Lose Yourself

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John Legend | All Of Me

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London Grammar | Strong

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Sing | Gary Barlow and the Commonwealth band

First watch this video and answer the questions below: http://bit.ly/2tYRFB1


  1. What was the mission of the makers of this song? 
  2. What did Prince Charles play for Gary? 
  3. What does Gary think about this project? Which word does he use to describe it? 
  4. Who else is in Kingston? 
  5. How has the response been to the Queen celebrating her diamond jubilee? 
  6. Is it easy to surprise the queen? 
  7. What's to be found at Janet's house? 
  8. Which country is Janet from?
  9. What do the slumdrummers use to make their instruments?
  10. How many people are in the record?
     
Now listen to the song and fill in the gaps: 
 
 
"Sing" (with The Commonwealth Band)

 
Some words they can’t be _1_ only sung,

So hear a thousand voices shouting _2_.

There’s a place, there’s a _3_ in this life when you sing what you are feeling,

Find your feet, stand your _4_, don’t you see right now the world is listening to what we say?


Sing it louder, sing it _5_, knowing everyone will hear you,

Make some _6_, find your voice tonight.

Sing it stronger, sing together, make this moment _7_ forever,

Old and _8_ shouting love tonight.


To sing we’ve had a lifetime to wait (wait, wait, wait)

And see a thousand faces _9_ (together ___)

You brought hope, you brought life, _10_ fear, no it wasn’t always easy,

Stood your ground, kept your faith, don’t you see right now the world is listening to what we say?


Sing it louder, sing it ___, knowing everyone will hear you,

Make some ___, find your voice tonight.

Sing it stronger, sing together, make this moment ___ forever,

Old and ___ shouting love tonight.


Some words they can’t be spoken only _11_,

To hear a _12_ voices shouting love and life and hope.


Just sing; just sing; just sing; just sing.


Sing it louder, sing it ___, knowing everyone will hear you,

Make some ___, find your voice tonight.

Sing it stronger, sing together, make this moment ___ forever,

Old and ___ shouting love tonight.


Hear a thousand voices shouting love.
 
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Ed Sheeran | Thinking Out Loud

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Regretting What I Said | Christine Lavin

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Passenger | Staring At The Stars

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Justin Bieber | Love Yourself

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Passenger | The Wrong Direction

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Ken Robinson | Changing Education Paradigms

The main goal here is to get a discussion going on where education is headed.

Another idea might also be to connect an internet assignment to it [Who is Ken

Robinson, how does he get his ideas across, what are his main ideas, do you agree

with what he's saying, what strikes a chord, what doesn't etc etc.]

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We Are What We Eat | The Food Documentary

Care for a full English? How did that come into being anyway?


 

01. What can we find in a traditional English breakfast? Mention 3 things.

 

02. What is another name for it?

 

03. What time of the day can you eat "a full English"?

 

04. When were you supposed to eat first in the day in the Middle Ages?

 

05. Why was "meat" forbidden at first?

 

06. What are you not allowed to eat during "lent" [=vasten]?

 

07. Is pig keeping a lot of work?

 

08. How long would a mediaeval family have to make do with one pig?

 

09. What would be used to "cure" [=save] the pig in?

 

10. Was breakfast different according to which class you were in?

 

11. Which type of meat was the favourite kind of the English aristocracy?

 

12. The lady in the barn prepares the eggs in an old-fashioned way. How?

 

13. Where does the "omelet" come from?

 

14. The new way of cooking meant that __________ could be regulated better.

 

15. Who were the first to drink tea?

 

16. In which famous novel did the first sof-boilt egg appear?

 

17. How long would people go on hunting parties for?

 

18. Regarding breakfast; what could ladies also do?

 

19. After a late night at cards, where would the gentleman sleep?

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A.J. Jacobs | How healthy living nearly killed me

 

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Simon Sinek | How great leaders inspire action

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Jamie Oliver | Teach Every Child About Food

Children will be the answer!

Check out this prize winning TEDtalk by Mr Oliver back in 2010. He has something to say; doesn't shy away from some shock tactics either. Wonderful and easy to use as a 45-minute activity. Easy to interrupt and ask the class about their experiences with obese people, illnesses related to bad eating habits etc.


1. How many Americans will die because of food during Jamie's talk?

 

2. What does food do, according to Jamie?

 

3. What have we "blessed" our children with, us adults today?

 

4. We worry about murder but we die because of ___?

 

5. How much is spent on obesity of the health budget every year?

 

6. How long has Jamie been trying to "work" on America?

 

7. How long does Brittany have to live?

 

8. How much does Justin weigh?

 

9. Who get hurt by obesity?

 

10. What does pastor Steve do?

 

11. Jamie explains the triangle of food. What has changed to the food in the last 30 years?

 

12. What is the biggest problem in the home now?

 

13. What was the purpose of schools originally?

 

14. How many kids eat school food every day?

 

15. Who runs the system of school food?

 

16. What is considered fast food? It's hand ___ . What?

 

17. We don't teach kids about ___?

 

18. Jamie has a solution: we have got to start teaching our kids ___?

 

19. What happens to the milk in the USA?

 

20. How much sugar is added in the milk?

 

21. Any judge in the world would find the person guilty of ___?

 

22. We have to reboot and make real change. How? What should supermarkets do? 

 

23. What should the manufacturers of fast food do?

 

24. What should happen in schools? School meals?

 

25. You can care and be ___?

 

26. "If one person teaches 3 people how to cook something and they teach 3 of their mates, that only has to repeat itself ___ ...

 

27. How much does it cost per school to get fresh food in?

 

28. What word does Jamie use to describe the change?

 

29. What amazing things are happening already?

 

30. Why does Jamie "apologize" for telling them what to do?

 

31. Jamie wanted to stand before the "movers and shakers" and a month later ___

 

32. What is Jamie's wish?

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