There are a LOT of strange videos out there on You Tube, including this one.
Watch, listen, and answer the questions. Good luck!
(Read the words)
Q1) Where is the man in the video from?
What does this man call $20 and $10 notes (or 'bills')?
a) twentiers and tenners
b) twenty and ten
c) twenties and tens
What does the man have a problem with?
a) British people who call $10 notes 'tenners'
b) British people who call $20 notes 'twenties'
c) Canadian people who call British people 'tenners'
d) British people who call Canadian people 'twenties'
Q4) He doesn't like people who...
a) use long words
b) use short words
c) use too many words
Listen to and read this news story from the BBC and
answer the questions.
French pool bans 'burkini' swim
French officials have banned a
Muslim woman from swimming in a public pool while wearing a swimsuit that
covers her entire body.
The woman had swum in July in the pool in Emerainville,
east of Paris, in the "burkini" - a loose-fitting garment resembling a wetsuit
with a hood.
But staff stopped her from swimming in August, citing
It comes as the government examines ways to limit burka
use after the president said they reduced dignity.
France is home to Western Europe's largest population
of Muslims, with about 5 million living there.
The woman was a French convert to Islam, and had bought
the swimsuit in Dubai so that she would not have to uncover herself to go
"Quite simply, this is segregation," she said,
according to Le Parisien newspaper, which identified her only as Carole.
Q1) How many Muslims live in France, according to the article? Choose the
a) About 5000K Muslims live in Western Europe. b) Approximately five million Muslims call France their
c) Around 50% of Western Europe's Muslims reside in France.
Q2) Which of these sentences is correct?
a) The woman's religion is Muslim and she comes from the United
Arab Emerates. b) The woman lives in Dubai but was born in Emerainville.
c) The woman's nationality is French and her religion is Muslim.
d) The woman's religion is burkini but her favourite sport is
What is a 'burkini'?
a) A piece of clothing worn by Muslim women when swimming
b) A swimming pool which only Muslim women can use c) A cross between a burka and a bikini
d) A special style of swimming considered suitable and dignified
for Muslim women