Saturday, 13 November 2010

Fourth year - Listening: Students' protest

Watch the video below and answer the questions:





Vocabulary:

- rocket through the roof: To increase beyond all expectations

- hike: to increase

- hijack: to seize (usually a vehicle) by force.

- thrash: to use violent, to deliver blows.

- mob: a disorderly crowd of people

Questions:

1. What is the place shown at the beginning of the video?

2. Why did university students and lecturers protest?

3. Was the students' union happy with what happened?

4. Was the police able to control the violent mob easily?

5. Why does the government say the increase of fees in necessary?

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