Megacities | Cities On The Edge

 
1. What is a huge social problem in Mexico City?
 
2. Which city is the most advanced metropolis?
 
3. How many people live in Megacities at least?
 
4. How many people live in Dhaka?
 
5. What is Mexico City build on?
 
6. What is the reputation of the Mexico City police corps?
 
7. What are most of the kidnappers in Mexico City?
 
8. How many kilograms does the shield weigh?
 
9. What are the bullet proof clothes made of?
 
10. Why can’t Andrew be shot?
 
11. Why are there sigarets at the shrine?
 
12. How many arenas are there in Mexico City for Free Wrestling?
 
13. What is all that matters on a saturday night in Tokyo?
 
14. What are the names of the rescue dogs?
 
15. How many Megacities are built on places that are sensitive for earthquakes?
 
16. What do you have to do with the gas when there is an earthquake?
 
17. How many people died in Tokyo due to the earthquake?
 
18. How high is the “Skytree”?
 
19. How many houses are swept by the flood in Mexico City?
 
20. How old is the rain system in Mexico City?
 
21. What is another huge problem in Dhaka?
 
22. What kills most people in Dhaka?
 
23. What is the perfect breeding ground of the next global pandemic?
 
24. What is more troublesome in Dhaka than in the other cities in the country?
 
25. What is the people density in Dhaka?
 
26. What is the problem with global travel?
 
27. What is the center of infections?
 
28. What remains inevitable?
 
29. What is life like in Megacities?
 
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The Apprentice 2016 | S12 E5

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x50skbz_the-apprentice-uk-s12e05_tv

Start at 3'00"

01. Which sports team trains at Stratford?

02. Which item are the teams supposed to make?

03. How are they supposed to make money?

04. Which words does Karen use to show her surprise?

05. Does Claude believe in Samuel's idea?

06. How is the video for the headphones coming along?

07. What does Claude say about Karthak's part?

08. What does Sofiane say Paul has?

09. What seems to be missing in the headphones campaign?

10. Where is the blue team stationed?

11. What did JD forget to check?

12. How does the yellow team generate attention?

13. How does Karthak insult Elana?

14. How long will the websites remain online?

 

The Boardroom

15. How did it go at Waterloo, according to Claude?

16. Who wrote the lyrics to the song?

17. Is JD considered a good team leader?

18. What does lord Sugar find annoying?

19. Who fight it out in the pub?

20. What was Sofiane's job at the pitch, says Karen?

21. Who does JD choose to go back into the boardroom with him?

22. Which word did JD use as a catchphrase?

23. What is Rebecca's expertise?

24. Who gets fired? 

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The Apprentice 2016 | S12 E4

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01. How many candidates do we still have?

02. Where is the meet?

03. Where are they going to sell their products?

04. What happens on the first team?

05. What does the subteam say about Sofiane?

06. What does Dillon like about the scarves?

07. What does Grainne say about Mukai?

08. What does Frances ask tomorrow's client?

09. What does Claude say about the window display?

10. What did Dillon forget to ask the future client on the phone? 

11. What is Karthik doing?

12. How did Dillon do, in his own opinion?

13. Who did Dillon want on his team?

14. When does the trading end?

 

The Boardroom

15. How did team Titans do? Did the PM do well?

16. How much budget did the client have?

17. What did Paul think should be sold?

18. Who won?

19. By how much did the losing team lose?

20. Why did they choose the handbags?

21. What was a mistake that was made in the window display?

22. Why did Rebecca sell less?

23. Why did Grainne not put Karthik on the shop floor?

24. Who gets fired?

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The Apprentice 2016 | S12 E2

01. In which part of London are we?

02. This week's task is to come up with a __________

03. How many days do they have?

04. What happened to Rebecca?

05. Why are they out on the street?

06. What is Claude trying to point out?

07. What happens when Jessica learns she has forgotten the jeans?

08. What happened with the boys interactive billboard?

09. What are they supposed to do on day 2?

10. Which setting do the girls choose?

11. Where do the boys shoot their ad?

12. What does Karen think of the girls choice of song?

13. What gets delivered in the morning?

14. What do the girls ask Jessica?

15. Which feedback do the girls get regarding their product? 

16. At the pitch, what happens to the boys' team leader?

17. What does unisex mean?

18. What does Lord Sugar do after the pitches were over?

Go to 48'50"

19. Which product will Lord Sugar put his name to?

20. Lord Sugar asks Oliver and Nathalie what they actually did?

21. The end result is unique: who will get back into the boardroom later?

22. Who gets fired? 

 

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The Apprentice 2016 | S12 E3

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01. When was the Drury Lane Theatre Royal built?

02. Which musical is played here?

03. What are they supposed to make this time?

04. Where do the subteams go?

05. What seems to be the problem with the rock [= zuurstok]?

06. How does Rebecca do in her deal?

07. How much of the pillow candy did they sell?

08. What happens to Elena?

09. Where do they sell their goods from?

10. What is missing in Oliver's team?

11. What does Karen notice?

12. How is the beach team doing?

13. Why is Paul complaining?

14. How is Elena's team doing?

15. What happened to the hedge?

16. What does Oliver normally do [for a living]?

17. How much profit did the Titans make?

18. What do the winners get?

19. What does Alexandra feel?

20. How much money did Paul make on the day?

21. Who does Oliver bring back into the boardroom?

22. Who gets fired?

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Stephen Fry in the USA | 2. The Deep South

https://youtu.be/2cn8io3kplA

 

Virginia

01. What was the goal in the Civil War?

02. What is the language spoken in the South?

03. What starts at the beginning of West Virginia?

West Virginia

04. How big is the coal mine?

05. What happens before a collapse?

Kentucky

06. Why aren’t stallions allowed to smell mares?

07. What’s pimping on a massive scale?

08. What surprises Stephen most at the auction?

09. Where do the bars at the window come from?

10. What’s Stephen doing at the end when he comments on the taste of a particular brandy?

Tennessee

11. What type of music making goes on here?

12. What’s the band’s name?

13. What’s the point of the body farm?

14. What does Stephen wonder, after seeing his first dead body?

15. How does Becca cope in her work?

16. What can insects tell you about a decomposing body?

North-Carolina

17. What’s the bear doing?

18. What does Stephen think of the American landscape?

South-Carolina

19. What is Gulla? Who speak it?

20. Why do some young people wear the confederate flag?

Georgia

21. Why is Thanksgiving day celebrated?

22. What happens when Stephen clicks his teeth when he’s on the horse?

23. What’s remarkable about the two old ladies on the porch?

24. What’s more south, but not in the South anymore?

Florida

25. What does Stephen think of Miami?

26. Miami beach is different. In what style was it designed?

27. He is further south, but culturally and spiritually Florida is …?

28. What is the job of the gentlemen in the dance hall?

29. What will be Stephen’s first stop in Alabama?

Alabama

30. What do the three parole people consider when the inmates get to plea their case?

31. Allegedly [apparently] many inmates have found … who?

32. The scale of the sports event indicates what?

33. To sum up America: preposterous, incredibly laughable, impressive, charming, ridiculous, expensive, overpopulated, ___________________.

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Young Apprentice 3 | E1 | Rags to Riches

 

[Start questions after 15 mins]

 

1. What does the team leader for the girls' team decide to do to / with the clothes?

2. Why is the boys' team leader having a hard time leading the team?

3. Why is it hard to find where the washing powder [detergent] should go?

4. Karen uses the word "banter". What does it mean here?

5. David is forced to change his tactics. How?

6. The girl in braces [Amy] seems to have her very own style of selling. What is it?

7. Karen comments on the boys' move from the shopping centre. What does she say?

8. What is Max' job / task during the car boot sale?

9. The boys end up selling all their bags for ... How much?

 

The Boardroom:

  1. What is the name of the girls' team?

  2. How is the team leader of the girls' team [Ashleigh] described?

  3. What was the end result for the boys?

  4. What is the winners' treat?

  5. What has been Patrick's task on this occasion?

  6. Who does Karren stick up for?

  7. Which two boys very nearly get into an argument?

  8. Lord Sugar has the final say. What does he base his decision on?

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The Apprentice 2016 | S12 E1

[Video on harddisc]

01. How much is Lord Sugar worth?

02. Which item do the candidates need to hand in first?

03. What is meant with business "acumen"?

04. How many candidates do we have? And how many weeks?

05. What is this week's task?

06. What will the boys' team be called?

07. How early do they need to get up the next day?

08. What are the girls forgetting about?

09. What do the girls use the experts for?

10. How much do the boys sell the chair for? But what happens?

11. Which mistake did the girls make with the van?

12. Which tip is given to the boys on how to sell?

13. What was the whole point of having experts?

14. Why did the boys turn down sales?

15. Who won?

16. Who do the girls want to blame?

17. What is Claude's comment as to how the girls were selling?

18. Who gets fired?

 

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Louis Theroux and the Nazis

 

http://worldvidz.com/watch/Louis-Theroux-Louis-And-The-Nazis-2003-Louis-Theroux-Louis-And-The-Nazis-2003-playit-pk-dailymotion-com-liveleak-com-ytpak-com_XzRYOFRqNzJpNmM.html

 

Watch the video and answer the following questions as best you can in proper English:

 

01. What did the woman tape to the floor? What’s the word?

02. What’s a Pan-ariest?

03. Louis asks him for a favour. What is it?

04. What did his daughter experience in high school?

05. What confused Louis even more late at night?

06. Why does Tom have a manager?

07. Public speaking is not what Tom usually does but now he’s going to speak at an ___?

08. Louis makes it a little exciting with Skip the Skinhead by suggesting he’s …?

09. Why does Louis feel it’s time to leave after Skip runs into the house?

10. Are the skinheads co-operative with Louis?

11. Why doesn’t the movement need “the general public”?

12. Lamb and Lynx are next on Louis’s list?

13. Do the girls go to school?

14. What would April do if one of the girls would come home with a black boyfriend?

15. What Louis call himself?

16. What does April say was the biggest gift her father gave her?

17. Why are John and Tom going to Mexico?

18. What does Tom say he used to head in California?

 

After watching:

Where do you stand in all this? What is your opinion?

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On the Road | Photographer Proves Strangers Are Friends You Haven't Met Yet

Before watching answer these questions, please:

 

01. Would you ever hold hands with or touch a stranger? Why / why not?

02. Do you think it's possible to feel an emotion for someone you have never met?

03. Would you consider giving up some privacy for the sake of art?

 

https://youtu.be/1KMv23wonQs

 

While watching, answer the following questions:

 

04. What makes the couples special?

05. What is a sign of awkwardness at first?

 

After watching, talk to your neighbour about the following:

 

06. How do you feel after watching this video?

07. Has it brought on some unexpected idea?

 

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Stephen Fry And The Great American Oil Spill

https://youtu.be/Av5D7bbZwB8

A picture can say more than a 1,000 words!

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Lizzie Velasquez | How Do You Define Yourself

One of the bravest people in the world: very worthwhile material to teach values.

https://youtu.be/c62Aqdlzvqk

Watch the videoclip and answer the following questions as best you can:

 

01. What does Lizzie mention is a benefit to being visually impaired?

02. Which fluid was absent when she was still growing inside her mum?

03. What did the doctors tell her mum Lizzie would never be able to do?

04. How did she look at herself when she was five?

05. What did she wear on her first day to school?

06. After she came home, which advice did her parents give her?

07. What are things Lizzie mentions that some people feel defines them?

08. Which central question does she pose to the audience?

09. How many views did the 8 second video of her have?

10. What awful thing did a complete stranger tell her?

11. What did that do to Lizzie? How did she respond?

12. Mention two of her goals in life.

13. Which ones has she accomplished already?

 

After watching:

 

Take two minutes to think first and then, only then start to write down what defines you.

And is that in accordance with what you think should define you?

Do you know people who are defined by the 'wrong' things, from your perspective?

If so, what are they?

 

 

 

 

Finally:

Which feeling lingers on after having watched Lizzie's tale?

 

 

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Royals | Lorde

Trying to figure out what lyrics actually mean never hurt me one bit, it only increased my vocabulary!

https://youtu.be/LFasFq4GJYM

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Stephen Fry | Out There

Out There Part 1

Episode 1

01. What is Stephen going to do in this series?

02. Who will he meet over the next four episodes?

03. In what year did homosexuality become legal in Britain?

04. Why does Stephen cry at the wedding?

05. When did he "come out" himself and who inspired this?

06. What is the name of the parade we see in London?

07. Stephen talks about kids in the playground, aged kindergarten age, why?

08. What did Farshad's boyfriend say was done to him, in order to save his own life?

09. Which foreign country is going backwards in its treatment of gay people?

10. Which physical problems can be caused by doing sodomy, according to the pastor?

11. The pastor goes on about the anus, while Stephen tries to talk about ...

12. The pastor doesn't call homosexuality a disease, but an ...

13. Fat boy has a different view. Why does he want the law to pass?

14. And on ...

[Ask the students to make more questions while watching the episode]

 

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Stephen Fry In America | 1. The New World

Our friendly host takes us through all the states in a London taxi. Gotta love our Stephen!

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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

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The Apprentice 2014 | Episode 10

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Drinking to Oblivion

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