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Activity 2

...Which Is Very Attractive

B1+
Group 1

Pour ce groupe, retrouvez le document vidéo en cliquant ici.


1
Watch the video, then put these steps of the naturalization process into chronological order.

    1)

    2)

    3)

    4)

    5)

    6)

    7)
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    2
    Complete with the missing information.

    1) Number of new Canadian citizens each year: ➜
    2) In the early 1900s, the vast majority of immigrants came from... ➜
    3) Since the end of the twentieth century, newcomers have been from... ➜
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    B2
    Group 2


    As [...] Donald Trump pledged to “Make America Great Again,”[...] there’s a slew of public figures who have made quite a different pledge — to move to Canada. And some members of the public, at least, appeared to be intent on making good on that promise. Canada’s immigration website repeatedly crashed as Trump’s chances rose late Tuesday. [Many] actors have threatened to cross the border if Trump becomes U.S. President. They’re not the first people to threaten to move north of the border. Tens of thousands of Americans are right behind them.


    “5 reasons to flee the US for Canada (that have nothing to do with a Donald Trump win)”, Quentin Fottrell, Marketwatch.com, 2016.

    1
    Find words in the text to match each definition.

    1) promise (v.) ➜
    2) a lot of (exp.) ➜
    3) be determined to (exp.) ➜
    4) menace (v.) ➜
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    2
    a. When was the text published, and why did Americans want to move to Canada at that time?

    b. What does this show about how Canada is viewed by Americans?

    c. “Canada’s… Tuesday”: in your own words, rephrase this sentence and what it implies.
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    MEDIATION
    Groups 1 & 2
    Let's recap! Recap your document. Identify its tone and its goal.
    What do you think of it? Use at least one adjective from the list below.


    patriotic
    provocative
    inspirational
    cynical
    informative
    biased

    Useful vocabulary: The purpose of the document is... It makes me consider that… It makes me wonder whether...


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