Last week we continued with your oral presentations, which were incredibly well-prepared and enjoyable to listen to. Thank you once again for your hard work.
Invictus, which relates South Africa's story in the last days of the Apartheid, with Nelson Mandela becoming its president after gaining freedom from prison. Soon afterwards, the 1995 Rugby World Cup took place, and South Africa won, erecting itself as a new and strong nation where blacks and whites could life together.
It was just a sports competition, but it became a symbol meaning that South Africa was once again back in the world, and that difficulties, obstacles and injustice can be surmounted.
I watched the film not long ago, and I looked for information on the Internet to see how much of it was true. I was amazed to see how faithful it was to reality. I post a video below, which is 100% represented in the film. It might not mean much to you now, but if you watch the film, it will certainly send shivers down your spine:
Apart from your oral presentations, on Tuesday we also corrected some homework that were lagging behind and I asked you to write a complaint letter. Please, make sure you revise the expressions on pages 52 and 53.
- 250 words
- Times New Roman 12
- 1,5 interlining
- Deadline: Tuesday 31st January 23.59h
After that we continued talking about events, celebrations and festivals, and we learnt about extreme/strong adjectives. I post the copy below, in case you don't have it:
Events and Celebrations
For homework, remember to do the last exercise of this copy.
See you all tomorrow!