Ruth's story: One child refugee's journey from Eritrea to England - CBBC Newsround. Ruth was 14 when she left her home country of Eritrea in east Africa.
She didn't like the way she was being treated, so she embarked on a dangerous journey to the UK. Ruth has been telling Newsround's Hayley her story... Three-thousand children Three-thousand children arrived in the UK alone last year. Many of them are migrants or refugees escaping war or devastation in their home countries. When they get to the UK they are often tired and afraid. They are taken by immigration officers or police to a safe place where they are asked lots of questions. This is so that the people in charge can understand how old the child is, where they have come from and what they will need to keep them healthy and safe. Leave to remain If the child is under 17, they are given leave to remain, which means they can stay in the UK and will be looked after until they are old enough to look after themselves. I have spoken to 12 children. One of them was Ruth.
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Despite being an obvious attempt to make us passionate about her subject, her words made sense to me — the kid who quoted obscure Buffy the Vampire Slayer lines and treated Alanis Morissette’s lyrics like the word of God. After all, without a basic understanding of the English language I couldn’t have done any of that, and all those beautiful imaginary friendships would have never blossomed. Then I made it to adulthood (I think) and experienced first-hand the perks of speaking a foreign language: hitting on exotic men (whilst still using Buffy references as pick up lines #ForeverAlone) and weaseling my way into more office gossip than ever before.
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Aim: to consolidate the use of Past Simple, Used to and Would for past habits and routines. Level: B2 (Intermediate+) In this lesson you will find. Grammar and exercisesSpeaking: Picture discussion in pairsSpeaking: an advert from a popular drink comparing past and presentWriting: a fun writing gameSpeaking: bits of your childhood STEP 1. The use of these three verb forms to express past habits and routines can be a bit confusing for students, so in this class I am aiming at some revision to clarify concepts.
PDF with exercises here. STEP 2.Picture description. Display the picture of a family in the past and ask students, in pairs, to discuss the differences they can see and the differences they can guess exist between the family shown in the picture and their own family. Get feedback STEP3. Tell students they are going to watch a video. STEP 4. ENA1, ehtolauseet "Locked Away" R. City - Locked Away (Lyric Video) ft. Adam Levine. Question Tags. Conditional Sentences Type I, II und III (Conditional Sentences, If-Clauses)
Conditional Sentences are also known as Conditional Clauses or If Clauses.
They are used to express that the action in the main clause (without if) can only take place if a certain condition (in the clause with if) is fulfilled. There are three types of Conditional Sentences. Conditional Sentence Type 1 → It is possible and also very likely that the condition will be fulfilled. Form: if + Simple Present, will-Future Example: If I find her address, I’ll send her an invitation. more on Conditional Sentences Type I ► Conditional Sentence Type 2 → It is possible but very unlikely, that the condition will be fulfilled. Exercises on Conditional I Simple. Exercises on Conditional I Progressive. Exercises on Conditional II Simple. English Pool of Exercises on Tenses.