Level : Intermediate / Upper-intermediate
You’re going to watch a video. Before watching it, discuss the following questions :
- What’s the difference between a refugee and an immigrant?
- What problems and benefits do refugees bring to the countries they go to?
- What rights and benefits should a country give to refugees?
- What do you think it’s like to flee your country and end up in a detention center or refugee camp in another country?
Now Watch the video and then fill in the blanks .
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I came from Afghanistan. I was ______ happy there with my family all together. I still remember when I was a kid there; there were _______, a lot of dust, and the houses aren’t that rich like England. They’ve got, like,________.
There was fighting and war, and it was starting to build up. They were sort of like, taking the good areas; they started to bomb there. Sometimes, when I looked out the window, I ______quite sad.
So then my grandma had decided all of us go to a safer place in Europe. By the time we got to the airport, I remember they let my grandma in, then me, but not my family. They said they didn’t have________, and then they had to go back. We thought that they were on another plane, but when we got in England they weren’t there. We thought, you know, something must have happened, they might be alive, you never know.
I had _______of my mum picking me up in school and then when my eyes opened up I realised that it was just a dream. It wasn’t real. And then every night I was crying, I was always dreaming about them. It’s like my ______ were broken because I could feel really angry and really sad.
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