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Exam BBL

Deze training maakt deel uit van de methode STERK Engels vmbo. Dit onderdeel kan ook als extra examentraining dienen voor studenten die alleen gebruikmaken van de software Reading Assistant en Fast ForWord.

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32 Answer the questions Now, let’s see if you can answer a question about the text. Wat is het doel van de tekst ‘US Airways’ Unwritten Policy’? a. Adverteren voor een pilotenopleiding. b. Amuseren met een sensationeel verhaal. c. Protesteren tegen een luchtvaartmaatschappij. d. Verontschuldigen voor de vele vertragingen. TIP The ELZA-strategy does not really apply to watching & listening. But most of the time important information is given at the beginning and/or the ending of a video/audio fragment. So if you are unsure, listen again and pay attention. 33 Let’s predict Read the headline and sub-headlines and study the picture. What do you expect the text to be about? I think this text is about Use the title, pictures and all other outstanding things to predict Police Ask Crooks for Advice 1 A police force has hired twelve skilful burglars to give crime-prevention tips. Hertfordshire Police are using the robbers, who have committed thousands of breakins, as part of a project aimed at cutting down the number of burglaries. The crooks, who are called ‘security consultants’, should give advice on how householders can avoid being visited by criminals. 2 In order to be accepted for the project the twelve had to admit all their crimes, not use any drugs and they have to be at home at a fixed time. In return their prison sentences have been postponed for six months. If they keep their promises, they will avoid jail altogether and begiven community sentences instead. 3 But politician Ann Widdecombe said: “A five-year-old child could tell them it would be a good idea not to leave your doors and windows open.” 34 Question attack Watch the video about strategic reading question attack. How do you use the question attack? 32 EXAM PREPARATION - GENERAL STRATEGIES - BBL

35 A. Theory question attack Watch the video again if needed and fill in the gaps. Strategic reading is reading to or to answer ,find The strategy question attack is B. Put the steps in the right order A. Go back to the question: check if you have actually found the answer to the question. B. Always skim the text: what is it about? What do you know about the topic? Prepare yourself. C. Turn to the paragraph/text: look for the answer using the keywords. D. Read the questions and put the steps in the right order. 1 What extra information does it give you about the text? 2 In which part of the text can you find the information? 3 What type of information are you looking for? 4 Think of keywords to look for the information to help you search the text. STEP 1 STEP 2 STEP 3 STEP 4 33 EXAM PREPARATION - GENERAL STRATEGIES - BBL