VOA Special English No 2 – Listening exercises included


LISTEN TO THE REPORT WITHOUT SEEING IN THE TRANSCRIT AND THEN COMPLETE THE MISSING WORDS IN THE TRANSCRIPT OF THE REPORT BELLOW:

NOW COMPLETE THE PART ONE OF THE VIDEO USING THE GIVEN WORDS:

This is the VOA Special English Education Report. About __________ of Americans age six to nineteen are considered __________ . To reduce that number, some school are teaching children to make better food __________. The __________ Stokes Public__________ School in Washington has started to __________ food topics in its __________ math and English __________. The school formed a__________ with __________, an __________group in San Francisco, California. __________ is a __________ director for a program called “Farm to Desk”. He says they are doing this in part to address the__________ of childhood __________. He says: “One of the main __________ of our program is our __________ that if kids are __________to positive and __________ messaging about food throughtout the instructional day that has the most __________ impact long-term change.

4.3ANSWER KEY:

This is the VOA Special English Education Report. About one-fifth of Americans age six to nineteen are considered overweight. To reduce that number, some school are teaching children to make better food choices. The EW Stokes Public Charter School in Washington has started to include food topics in its third-grade math and English programs. The school formed a partnership with Seedling Projects, an environmental group in San Francisco, California. Peter Nalli is a curriculum director for a program called “Farm to Desk”. He says they are doing this in part to address the issue of childhood obesity. He says: “One of the main components of our program is our belief that if kides are exposed to positive and healthy messaging about food throughtout the instructional day that has the most potential impact long-term change.

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