domingo, 30 de octubre de 2011

Changing the time video

Here's an animated CBS explanation for moving our clock forwards and backwards in spring and autumn which we published in March this year.

Self-study activity:
Watch the video and say whether the statements below are true or false.

1 We change the time to save energy.
2 Daylight Saving Time was first used in the US.
3 Daylight Saving Time was also useful in the 1960s oil crisis.
4 The use of heating and air-conditioning systems means that we use more energy than we save.
5 People in Indiana were happy with changing their clocks.
6 People are healthier with more sun light.

You can read a transcript here.

You can also watch this video explaining the background to time change.

You can read the transcript here.

1T 2F 3F 4T 5F 6T