Lesson 1 – Government and the Media

BEFORE CLASS

Please read the article:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-53838645

BEFORE OR AFTER CLASS

Please complete the activities below:

Vocabulary

Can you describe the meaning of these words/phrases using other words/synonyms?

  • remote
  • tailored
  • niche
  • gradually
  • offset
  • despite

Comprehension

Can you write a sentence using each of these words/phrases?

  • poised to launch
  • spring into action
  • the first step
  • switching to
  • over the next decade
  • a matter of debate
  • greater than

Writing

Game streaming services are bad for humans and for the planet. Do you agree or disagree?