Technicum Si-Tarek of Relizane
Second Year Pupils – Scientific Streams
Reference Sheet N° 17
Unit 03: Make Peace
Sequence 03: Listen and Consider.
LISTENING I: Watch the following video carefully then do the activities below.
NB: If the video does start immediately, just re-try "Play/Pause" several times.
Activity One: Listen and watch the video then complete the speech.
… I say to you one daytoday , my friendstrends , so even though we face the adversitiesdifficulties of today and tomorrow, I still have a dreambeam . It is a dream deeply rooted in the AmericanAfrican dream.
I have a dream that one day this passionnation will rise up and give uplive up 'to' the true meaning of its creed: "We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equallegal ."
I have a dream that one day on the red hills of Georgia the sons of former sleevesslaves and the sons of former slave-owners will be able to sit downsee down together at a table of brotherhood.
I have a dream, that one day, even the state of Mississippithis city , a state, sweltering with the heat of in just thisinjustice , sweltering with the heat of oppressionoperation ; will be transformed into an oasis of freedomfiefdom and justice.
I have a dream that my fourpoor little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the decolorcolor of their skin but by the content of their charactercolporter .
I have a dream today. I have a dream that one day downbone in Alabamaall drama , with its vicious racists, with its governor having his lips dripping with the words of interposition and nullification. One day rightby there in Alabama little backblack boys and backblack girls will be able tolabed join hands with little lightwhite boys and lightwhite girls and walk together as sistersbrothers and sistersbrothers .
I have a dream today…
Activity Two: Answer the following questions. (You have to correct some of the questions.)
1. Who is the speaker? Mahatma GandhiMartin Luther KingNelson Mandella
2. What is his nationality? AmericanIndianSouth African
3. When was he born? 194919391929
4. Is he still alive? Yes, he isNo, he is not.
5. What iswas his occupation? clergymanpresidentparty leader
6. What honors doesdid he get? Nobel Prise for ScienceNobel Prise for PeaceNobel Prise for Literature
7. What iswas he fighting for? racial discriminationracial equalityracial injustice
8. In which paragraph the speaker tells you…
a. that racism will disappear from all states without exeption.
b. the Americans will one day put their painful past apart and work together to built their nation.
c. the Americans will get back to the principles and faith their grandfathers built this nation on.
9. What was the style of his speech?
10. What are the characteristics of this style? tick the correct answer.
a. repeating any word or expression endlessly.
b. repeating a specific expression at certain times and pace.
c. fucusing particular words or expressions by stressed pronounciation.
d. using a monotonous voice so as not to bore the listeners.
f. using rising and falling intonation at specific parts of the speech.
Hope You Enjoyed It.
May Peace and Justice Be Everywhere.
Get Involved Visit this site and participate:
Link to this exercise from your website or blog: