sábado, 9 de abril de 2011

Yale under investigation

MSNBC video clips are an invaluable listening tool for intermediate students who are preparing for their certificate exam.

They offer lots of video clips on current affairs, most of which are subtitled and with an approximate transcript available.

Self-study activity:
Watch this clip from MSNBC and say if the statements below are true or false.

1 Yale is a member of the Ivy League.
2 Yale is one of the oldest universities in the US.
3 Yale seems to be more worried about men than women.
4 A group of 43 female students was harassed.
5 When the incident was reported, the university did nothing.
6 A group of 15 girls reported the university to the Department of Education.
7 The Department must investigate whether there is a hostile environment for women.
8 Yale is cooperating in the investigation.

You can read an approximate transcript of the news here.

1T 2T 3T 4F (53 students) 5F (didn't do enough) 6F (girls and boys) 7T 8T