Bare Necessities

Watch the video

Polar bears are in danger of dying out. Unlike some other endangered animals, it’s not hunters that are the problem, but climate change. Polar bears are dying because of global warming.

The bear in the video is calles Hamish. Hamish is a typical Scottish name James. Hamish’s friend is called Knobby.

Words

  • polar bear – a large white bear that naturally lives near the North Pole
  • young lads – young boys
  • enclosure – an area surrounded by fences or walls
  • best mate – best friend
  • to settle in – to begin to feel comfortable in a new place
  • nicely – in a pleasant or good way
  • lengthy – to be given up for something else that is seen as more important
  • to load – to put something onto a truck, ship, etc.
  • to unload – to to remove something from a truck, ship, etc.
  • species – a group of animals or plants that are similar and can produce young animals or plants (soort)
  • extinct – no longer existing
  • breeding programme fokprogramma

 

Assignment

  1. Where was Hamish born?
  2. How old is Hamish?
  3. How old is Hamish’s friend Knobby?
  4. Many steps were taken to bring Hamish to his new home. Put them in the correct order:
    a driven to the new enclosure
    b loaded up into a transportation crate
    c lots of training
    d onto the back of a lorry
    e unloaded at the new enclosure
  5. How soon could polar bears become extinct?

 

Download

WK 47 2020-2021 Luisteren – The Bare Necessities – antwoorden

Geef een reactie

Het e-mailadres wordt niet gepubliceerd. Vereiste velden zijn gemarkeerd met *

Andere Video-opdracht Engels

Lunar New Year

Lunar New Year is one of the biggest events of the year for many East and South East Asian people.

Bekijk
Winterpret

Happy Winter Break

De kerstvakantie staat voor de deur. Vakantie, ontspannen. Wat doe je in je vrije tijd.

Bekijk

Onbeperkt toegang
met je OvM account

Met het OvM account krijg je als onderwijsprofessional toegang tot meer artikelen en regel je welke informatie je wilt ontvangen. Bijvoorbeeld de nieuwsbrief of Juf & Meester.