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Greta Thundberg, September 23rd 2019,  UN
 
 
1/ Watch the video and answer
a. This video is a  speech documentary extract from a tv show
b. The speaker is a teenager a girl an adult
c. Her tone is neutral full of enthusiasm severe and emotional
d. The audience is booing talking to her applauding
e. She spoke at the White House during the Kyoto protocol  at the United Nations Climate Action Summit
f. She is addressing young people in the world the world's leaders all citizens of the world
g. The main theme is human rights education for children environmental issues
h. What sentence is repeated several times? how can you how dare you who are you
 
2/ Watch again and complete the speech 
 

This is all . I  be up here. I should be back in on the other side of the . Yet you all come to us people for hope. How dare you.

You have stolen my in my childhood with your words.

And yet I'm one of the ones. People are. People are dying. Entire ecosystems are collapsing. We are in the beginning of a mass and all you can talk about is  and fairy tales of eternal economic growth. How dare you.

For more than years the science has been crystal clear. How dare you continue to look away and come here saying that you're doing enough when the politics and needed are still nowhere in sight? You say you hear us and that you understand the .

But no matter how and I am, I do not want to believe that. Because if you really understood the situation and still kept on failing to act, then you would be evil and that I refuse to believe.

You are failing us. But the young people are starting to your betrayal.

The eyes of all generations are upon you.

And if you choose to fail us, I say, we will never you.

We will not let you get away with this.

Right here, right now is where we draw the line.

The is waking up and is coming whether you like it or not.

Thank you.