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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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luxuries.” A few grimacing mouthfuls later, the plate is empty. Adults will be reminded of their youth when they step into one Nigerian restaurant in east London and are faced with a £2.50 fine if they fail to finish what they have taken for dinner. At the Obalende Suya Express restaurant in Dalston, the penalty for greed is donated straight to the local Oxfam shop. 2 The West African barbecue eatery attracts a full house every Sunday with its Grill Greedy buffet, with trays and dishes overflowing with steaming meats and fried bananas. As customers fill their plates, however, they can hardly miss a big red sign warning them to make sure they eat it all up. Lara Odebunmi, who owns the restaurant with her husband Toks, says: “We realised a lot of people were wasting their food rather than finishing it, just because they could ‘eat as much as they liked’. They kept on 23 but they were only ever able to finish one plateful. At the end of the night, we felt really bad dumping all this food into the bin.” 3 FareShare, a national organisation that redistributes surplus food from restaurants and shops to local charities, believes that the food sector accounts for more than a third of all the waste produced in Britain. More than 12,000 people each day eat food that FareShare has 24 restaurant kitchens and shops’ chillers. But the majority of Britain’s tens of thousands of restaurants simply bin the food they are unable to sell. A. How does the writer introduce the article in “It is … for dinner.” (paragraph 1)? She introduces it by a. expressing a wish. b. giving advice. c. making a comparison. d. making a joke. e. making an excuse. B “the penalty” (end paragraph 1) Who get this penalty according to paragraph 1? a. Customers who fill up their plates with more than they eat. b. Nigerians who sell overpriced products in local shops. c. Parents who force their children to eat food they do not like. d. Restaurant owners who throw away too much good food. C. Kies bij 23 in alinea 2 het juiste antwoord uit de gegeven mogelijkheden. a. buying b. complaining c. consuming d. taking 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. Practise this with the next tasks. 62 EXAM PREPARATION - EXTRA PRACTICE - BBL

73 Strategic watching & listening Watch the video and answer the question below. Wat wordt hier verteld over de vissoort ‘mullet’? a. Die haalt zijn voedsel uit modder. b. Die laat zich gemakkelijk vangen. c. Die plant zich voort in de zomer. 74 Strategic watching & listening Watch the video and answer the question below. Wat wordt hier verteld over de ‘osprey’ (visarend)? a. Als hij zijn prooi niet meteen vangt, probeert hij het in ondiep water. b. Hij heeft moeite om op te stijgen vanuit diep water. c. Hij jaagt het hele jaar door op dezelfde plek. TIP Reading the questions carefully is essential. If you do not know exactly what you are looking for, it will be very hard to answer it correctly. For recap, check out task 34. 75 Question attack Read the text and answer the questions below. Jo Bros 1 “Hello, I am Stacey and I’m a massive Jo Bros fan, so when I heard they were going to be on a Radio one show next Tuesday, I just knew I had to go there! I love going to Jo Bros concerts but there were always so many fans there that you were stuck miles away from the stage! I thought that if I was there at the radio station there would be a better chance of getting up close. The studio is not far from where I live, so my best mate and I came up with this plan to bunk off school and go. 2 On Tuesday I was so nervous I couldn’t eat any breakfast. It was really difficult to act normally in front of my parents. As soon as they had left for work I rushed to my room to take off my stupid school uniform. I didn’t want to meet the Jo Bros in that! The night before I’d already spent ages choosing my outfit so I changed into it, put on some lip gloss and mascara and headed for the studio. 63 EXAM PREPARATION - EXTRA PRACTICE - BBL