Refugee Speech

Posted by Speakeasy News > Tuesday 20 September 2016 > Ready to Use

This speech by UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie on World Refugee Day in June 2016 is a good introduction to the unprecedentedly large numbers of refugees in the world today, and the international summits and actions trying to come up with solutions.

At 1'19, it works for practising listening comprehension for the Bac exam, on the theme of Lieux et formes du pouvoir or Espaces et échanges

 Vocabulary and structures

  • Present simple and progressive
  • Geopolitics
  • Language of persuasion

 Notions culturelles

  • Lieux et formes du pouvoir
  • Espaces et échanges