[World News ★]
VOCABULARY: town, candles, scared, happen, directly, protection, nervous
If you found the passage difficult to read or had problems understanding specific words or idiomatic expressions, please discuss them with your tutor. The following discussion questions should be answered in your own words and with your own arguments.
- Briefly, summarize the content of the article in your own words.
- Why did people put flowers and candles on the street?
- How does this news make you feel? Why?
- Should there be more protection for people? Why or why not?
READING COMPREHENSION QUESTIONS:
- Which city and country did the attack happen?
- People put candles and letters on the road where the people died. (T or F)
- People are mad and afraid. (T or F)
- The event made the people of the town tense. (T or F)
- The people in the town are sure the violence will end. (T or F)
EXPRESSIONS or PHRASES:
What do the following expressions or phrases mean?
- put down flowers (P1)
- people out in the streets (P1)
- it touches you directly (P2)
- will end (P3)
Image source: by “unknown” http://www.consented.co.uk/read/how-empathetic-can-anyone-truly-be-with-all-the-tragedies-in-this-world/