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Sterk Engels Leerjaar 4 VMBO-GTL Workbook


ENGLISH WORLDWIDE – AUSTRALIA Australia is a very interesting country, or should we say continent? It is on the other side of the world and in many ways completely different from all we know. Surely you know a couple of things about Australia, but you will probably learn a thing a two you never knew and would never have guessed about Australia. At the end of this paragraph you… … have improved your watching & listening and learnt about how special Australia is. … are able to use new vocabulary (vocab) to talk and write about visiting Australia. … are able to use strategies to expand your vocabulary by word guessing with Fast ForWord. … are able to use context-clues and word guessing strategies to improve your reading skills. … are able to recognise and use the past simple and present perfect in questions and negations correctly. … are able to write a brochure about a sight in Australia. ... are able to prepare the second part of your presentation and do a roleplay about visiting a sight in Australia. 87 ENGLISH WORLDWIDE - AUSTRALIA - GTL

25 Welcome to Australia Australia is unique, one of a kind. Want to know why? Let’s find out. Watch the video and write down at least 6 interesting facts about Australia. Now that you know about Australia, write down what is different or similar to the Netherlands. 26 Questions Answer the questions about the video below. You can pause, go back and play again as many times as necessary. 1. How many continents are there, according to the video? 2. Waar is Australië het meest om bekend volgens de video? de kangoeroes en andere bijzondere dieren de woestijnen allebei 3. Check out the statements below, are they true or false? STATEMENT TRUE FALSE Australië is het kleinste continent. Australië is een eiland. Australië is het enige land ter wereld dat een heel continent in beslag neemt. De oppervlakte van Australië is drie miljoen vierkante kilometer. 4. Waarom wordt Australië ook wel ‘down-under’ genoemd? 5. In the video 4 extraordinary things are mentioned about Australia. Write down at least 2 in Dutch. a b c 88 ENGLISH WORLDWIDE - AUSTRALIA - GTL