Saturday, April 12, 2014

Six Minute English: On Freedom

Rob and Finn on the BBC bring you this week's Six Minute English Quiz.

Here are the questions. Fill the blanks with a missing word for each blank if you see ___ . Complete the sentences if you see a series of dots (……)

1. Freedom is ….
2. This week's official question:
According to the World Freedom Index 2013 by the Canadian Fraser Institute, the people of which country came out as number one, in terms of having the most freedom? Was it:
a) USA b) Sweden c) New Zealand ?
3. If you can say what you like you have …..
4. The British hostage Norman Kember, held in Iraq, survived because of his ____.
5. He was able to feel free by ….
6. Freedom came for him in a ___ ___ on [give the date].

7. The first thing he did when he returned to England was to ….

8. Many ____ have been written about freedom.

9. Nowadays many people use ____ ____ in order to protest.

Now listen to the programme and think about the answers to these questions. Post your answers in a Comment or on the Tag Board.

I hope many more people will come and join us this time! Six people left answers last time. Can we double this number? I look forward to seeing as many of you here as possible!

Yours,
Michael.

5 comments:

Federica said...

1. Freedom is the power or right to act, speak, or think as one wants.
2. c) New Zealand.
3. The right to free speech.
4. Mind.
5. He was able to feel free by thinking about his garden, the flowers and trees and the sound of birdsong.
6. 23 March 2006.
7. He walked in his garden.
8. Songs.
9. Social media.

Thanks,
Federica

Michael Ivy said...

Many thanks Federica! let's see how many more people respond.
Mike

Anonymous said...

I agree with Federica.I would have given the same answers!
bye bye Cristina

Arthur said...

1) Freedom is the power or right to act,speak or think as one wants.

2) c. New Zealand

3) if you can say what you like you have the right to free speech(the right to say what you want about anything you want)

4)his mind

5) by thinking about his garden, the flowers in the trees and sound of birdsong

6) in 23rd of March 2006

7) walk in his garden

8) songs

9) social media

Many Thanks Mike!

Francesca said...

1) Freedom is the power of right to act, to speak and to think as one wants.

2) It is the C) New Zeland

3) Democracy

4) his mind

5)(I didn't understand very well)

6)23/03/2006

7) He walked in the garden

8) Songs

9) social media

Many Thanks Mike!