Michelle Obama demonstrates the politics of fun

mercredi 22 février 2012
par agnesueur

Video Comprehension : Michelle Obama demonstrates the politics of fun

Anticipation

1. Look at the title : what do you expect ? (people, place, subject…)

Watching comprehension

2. Where does the scene take place ?________________________________________________

3. Can you guess who the First Lady addressing ? What elements can help you guess ?

4. Tick the main themes she mentions :
- junkfood
- sports
- terrorism
- politics
- eating right
- health

5. What was done last year ?
- a course on cooking
- voting for junior Members of Parliament
- planting a vegetable garden
- meeting President Obama
- taking self defense classes
- meeting Michelle Obama for the first time

6. What is the name of the Campaign they started ?_________________________________________

7. The goal of this campaign is that “kids grow up ________________, eating _____________ and living ______________ and ________________. And that you learn skills that you can teach your _____________ when you ________________________ ________. “

8. Who’s helping ?
- the President
- associations
- parents
- sports teams
- schools
- supermarkets
- grocery stores
- grand-parents
- manufactures
- farmers

9. What is the keyword in the campaign ? ________________________

10. Why ?_______________________________________________________________________

11. How many minutes of exercise (sports training) should a kid get everyday ? ____________________

12. What are the reasons why some kids don’t get enough exercise everyday ?
- too much schoolwork
- dangerous neighborhoods
- too much TV
- parents forbid them
- too many computer games
- school is not equipped for gym
- no sports team

13. Fill in the blanks : “You guys are going to be the first __________________ this summer of really encouraging _________ to _____________.”

14. Who are they supposed to teach ?
- school teachers
- family
- kids in the neighborhood
- kids at school
- people in the street

15. How does she get the audience to shout ? ________________________________________

16. What are the sports mentioned ?


___________________________ __________________________


17. Fill in the blanks : “What I want you guys to do is make a ____________________________ that you will do your ____________ to get that ______ _________________ every single _____________, and that you will find other people in your ________________ and your _______________ and _____________ them to do the same thing. Will you ____________________ me that ?”

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Interpretation

Why do you think Michelle Obama got involved in this program ?


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