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Sterk Engels Leerjaar 4 VMBO-GTL Workbook

23 Mountain Rescue 1.

23 Mountain Rescue 1. Bekijk de video . Wat wordt hier verteld over de leden van het Mountain Rescue-reddingsteam? a. Ze hebben allemaal verschillende beroepen. b. Ze kunnen het grote werkgebied niet aan. c. Ze moeten komen als ze opgeroepen worden. 2. Geef van elk van de adviezen aan of deze wel of niet wordt genoemd de video. ADVIES WEL NIET Ga alleen bij mooi weer de bergen in. Zorg dat je extra kleding bij je hebt voor als het weer omslaat. Zorg dat je weet hoe je je weg vindt in de bergen. Ga op tijd naar huis als er noodweer op komst is. Step 1 Before listening. Read the question and find out what you need to look for. Step 2 While listening. Focus on the information you are looking for. Pause, replay if necessary. Step 3 After listening. Go back to the question: did you find the answer? TIP There are different ways to read a text, each with their own purpose and advantages. 24 A. Different ways of reading There are different ways to read a text, did you know that? Let’s find out more. Watch the video and take notes on the difference between skimming and scanning. 247 EXAM PREPARATION - GENERAL STRATEGIES - GTL

B. Fill in the grid Watch the video again if needed and create your own notes on skimming and scanning. What is it? SKIMMING SCANNING What do you do? What do you look at? 25 A. Let’s skim Have a good look at the text below, but do not read it yet. Focus on bold printing, headers, pictures etc. Predict what the text is about. The text is about Slow TV: Would you watch seven hours of knitting? based on an article by Brand Barstein. 1 Slow TV – a term used to describe programmes that run for hours without much happening – has become a huge phenomenon in Norway. The first instance of it was a seven-hour train journey between Bergen and Oslo that was televised in 2009. It was viewed by 1.2 million train-loving Norwegians. Its sequel, a 134-hour long broadcast of an arctic cruise liner’s journey along the Norwegian coast, became such a hit that emergency rescuers had to use water cannons to fend off attention-seekers following the liner in smaller boats. Since then there have been several more train journeys, a national firewood night (essentially, hours of footage of wood burning) and, most recently, National Knitting Night, in which a sheep was shorn and its wool turned into a jumper over the course of 8.5 hours. 2 That these unusual programmes are so well-liked might not come as a surprise to many. To start, seventy-five percent of Norway’s population use state channel NRK’s services at some point during the day. And when you consider the country’s fascination with slow-moving winter sports, it makes sense viewers would be primed for long-form content. For decades it has been commonplace for Norway’s largest channel, NRK1, to dedicate up to nine hours every Saturday and Sunday for three consecutive months to cross-country skiing and 10,000m ice skating competitions. Rest assured, there is plenty of ‘normal’ programming on Norwegian television too: talk shows, reality shows, American sitcoms and Danish crime series. 3 Andreas Sagen is a 31-year-old web developer and a self-professed Slow TV fan who watched the 2009 seven-hour train journey twice, once live and in repeat online. He believes that the appeal of Slow TV lies in its simplicity: “It’s just something completely different than the 248 EXAM PREPARATION - GENERAL STRATEGIES - GTL