Listening Practice

Watch the videos then answer the questions below for each one.

1. Explain in detail who you think would watch this programme. Give reasons to support answer.

2. What is/are the purpose/purposes of the programme?

3. Consider the way in which the contributors to the programme uses language such as word choice, repetition, tone of voice, or other relevant features to affect the viewer’s opinion (four techniques with analysis to pass).
4. What have you learned from watching this clip? Tell me at least four things and support your answer with detailed evidence.
5. What side of the argument do you agree with? Explain your views and support with evidence from the programme you have watched.

Audio books: a fantasy playlist

Do you like delving off into other fantastical lands? Then these are for you…

Ursula Le Guin’s A Wizard of Earthsea

Garth Nix’s Lirael

Neil Gaiman’s The Graveyard Book (you might have to visit YouTube to get the full playlist for this one.)

Ransom Rigg’s Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

Cassandra Clare’s City of Bones (this is the first in the Mortal Instruments series)

Rick Riordan’s Percy Jackson & the Lightening Thief

Sarah J Mass’s A Court of Thorns & Roses

C S Lewis’s The Magician’s Nephew (this is the start of a seven part series!)

J K Rowling’s Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find them (because the film is out soon!)