lunes, 4 de abril de 2011

The Bronx Zoo Cobra

Read this article from The New York Time Learning Blogs and answer these questions about a cobra that went missing recently.

Additional speaking practice:
Remember that you can use the questions below as a springboard to develop your oral skills. Once you have read the article and found the answer to all the questions, you can practise your oral ability by answering the questions orally.

It would be better if you managed to do this oral practice with someone else, but you can also do it on your own or even record yourself doing it.

You can read the related blog post here.

WHEN did this adolescent Egyptian cobra go missing at the Bronx Zoo?
WHERE was she found?
HOW was the cobra caught?
HOW did this snake become a Twitter celebrity?
WHERE are some of the places @BronxZoosCobra claimed to have visited since escaping from the zoo?WHERE would you go if you were a snake that could seemingly travel anywhere in New York City?WHERE might the person sending the Twitter messages live or work?
WHAT did James J. Breheny, the Bronx Zoo’s director, say about all the media attention?
WHAT is the snake’s name?
WHY do you think this story has become so popular?