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Birds of a Feather

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Assignment 1

Read the assignment and write down the answers in English. You may use English-language Internet sources to help you.

a           Name the four seasons of the year.
b           Write down three or more birds by name.


Birds of a Feather


It’s spring. Some birds have stayed here all winter. But many other birds have spent our cold winter in warmer countries. Now they are back


Read more about birds and birding here.


Assignment 2

Read the text. Connect the words and expressions that have the same meaning in the text.

1.     to spot a.     an animal that has wings and is covered with feathers
2.     bird b.     to copy exactly
3.     feathered c.     created together with one or more other people
4.     claim to fame d.     fun and thrill
5.     birding e.     a group of animals or plants that are similar and related
6.     co-created f.      to see or notice something that is difficult to see or find
7.     in person g.     something that someone is trying to get or reach
8.     excitement h.     a task or job that you must do
9.     youngest-ever i.      the thing that makes someone important or interesting to know about
10.  wildlife j.      used to say that a person is actually present at a place
11.  goal k.     a very large black American bird which eats dead animals
12.  to replicate l.      watching and studying wild birds in their natural surroundings
13.  species m.   wild animals living in their natural surroundings
14.  mission n.     with feathers on it
15.  condor o.     the youngest person of all time (doing something or being somewhere)



Assignment 3

a        The news site is profiling cool kids doing cool things. What cool thing did Adam Dhalla do?

1        He created a birding game with the American Birding Association.
2        He has become rich as a millionaire by selling his birding game.
3        He helped create a game that lets players learn about birds.
4        He is the youngest birdwatcher in all of North America.


b        What is the name of Adam Dhalla’s game?

1        Claim to Fame
2        Find the Birds
3        Learn About Birds
4        The Early Edition


c        True or false?

1        The game takes place in different locations.
2        In the game, birds from all over the world can be seen.
3        When you play the game, your task is to notice birds along the way.
4        Collector cards give information about the birds that you can spot in the game.
5        The game can only be played with an active WiFi connection.
6        Later, new birds and birding spots will be added to the game.



WK 19 2020-2021 Lezen B1 – Birds of a Feather

WK 19 2020-2021 Lezen B1 – Birds of a Feather – uitwerking


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