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List of Handouts: English Language

Handout514 Words / ~ pages Friedrich-Gymnasium Wien Handout – English presentation A comparison between the Austrian, the English(Unite­d Kingdom) and the US-American School System Content 1.    COMPULSORY EDUCATION AND EXAMS. 1 2.    PRIVATE/PUBLI­C SCHOOLS. 2 3.    ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES­. 2   1. COMPULSORY EDUCATION AND EXAMS · in Austria: o nine years of education are compulsory (ages 6 – 15) o after 4 years of upper secondary school: final exams (“Reifeprüfun­g­) – access to higher education (university, college.) o after 5 years of upper secondary school (Vocational secondary education): final exams (“Reifeprüfun­g­) and finished vocational education – access to higher education · in the UK: o British children are required by law to have an education until they are 16 years old. Full-time education is compulsory for all children aged between 5 and 16 across…[show more]
Handout1.619 Words / ~ pages Wirtschaftsgymnasium Hechingen Presentation about Cristiano Ronaldo. Presentation Cristiano Ronaldo Inhalt Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro, Childhood and family: Beginning steps of his career: Personality and Engagement: Private stuff: Actual Career, records and important facts: Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro, he was born on February 5th, 1985 and is commonly known as Cristiano Ronaldo or CR7 in the social media. Cristiano is a Portuguese football player who plays as a forward for the Spanish football club Real Madrid and serves as captain of the Portuguese national football team. Ronaldo currently holds the record of being the most expensive player in football history after having transferred to Real Madrid from Manchester United in a deal worth £80 million (€94m, US$132m). He played in the youth for Portuguese football clubs like Andorinha,…[show more]
Handout494 Words / ~ pages Albert Einsten Gymansium Frankenthal English Q12 12/2 Lea 23. 2. 2015 The Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp What is the Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp? (Gitmo) U.S. detention facility on the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base -> located on the coast of Guantanamo Bay in southeastern Cuba Started in 2002 (779 detainees): used to house Muslim militants and suspected terrorists captured by U.S. forces in Afghanistan, Iraq, etc. -> suspected members of Al-Qaeda (September 11, 2001), fighters for the Taliban (Islamic fundamentalis­t faction) Hundreds of prisoners from several countries were held at the camp without charge and without legal means to challenge their detentions -> abuse of international law The administratio­n of Republican President George W. Bush: No obligation to grant basic constitutiona­l protections to the prisoners -> the base is outside the US territory…[show more]
Handout779 Words / ~ pages KIT Karlsruhe John Christopher - The Guardians 1. Characters: Jack Randall (dead) a revolutionary­, works as an electrician Robin (Rob) Randall (= Rob Perrott)*17.0­8.203­8 in London 14 years old lives in the Conurbs  later in the County Mr. Kennealy: revolutionist Mrs. Kennealy Cecily (Mikes sister) Mr. und Mrs Gifford (parents) Mike Gifford 14 years old, lives in the County Daniel und Roger Penfold: members of the revolution organization Sir Percy Gregory: Governor of the County and one of the Guardians* *Guardians: control the by them manipulated mankind and fight against riots 2. Plot Set in the year 2052 (Its a vision of the future with oppressing parallels to the present) England is divided into 2 distinct societies / camps: Conurb & County (Conurb: a concentration of cities where the underclass lives and the County: the country…[show more]
Handout440 Words / ~ pages Heisenbergymnasium Gladbeck English GK Q1 Frau , Malcolm Little X - was born on 19th May 1925 in Omaha - after birth he went with his familiy to Michigan - his father was a Baptist preacher - his mother was a coloured woman > Malcolm had a reddish brown skin - his father often was discriminated by members of the Ku Klux Klan and was found dead when Malcolm was six - his mother started going mad > so he was sent to another black family and later to a white family - never finished school - a few years later he moved to Boston, in the black district of Boston - began to earn his money with part-time jobs - soon he dropped into the criminal scene - after a year he moved to New York where he got his money from small robberies and working for pimps -at the age of 21 (1946) he was caught by the police > sent to prison for ten years - while he was in prison his brothers and sisters discovered the world…[show more]
Handout1.028 Words / ~7 pages Universität Bremen What are the criteria for a ´New English´1? It has been taught in education systems in regions ´where languages other than English were the main language.´ English has often been established through a period of colonial stability. Most of the population do not speak this variety of English It has developed characteristi­c language features., i.e. sounds, sentence structures, expressions. “It has become localised or nativised.” (Jenkins 2011: Bangbose names five internal factors that show how well established a New English is: the demographic factor: how many speakers of the acrolect, or standard variety, use it? the geographical factor: how widely dispersed is it? the authoritative factor: where is its use sanctioned? codification: does it appear in reference books such as dictionaries and grammars? the acceptability­…[show more]
Handout2.311 Words / ~6 pages Heinrich-von-kleist schule eschborn Q3 Ideals and Reality Slaughterhous­e 5 Content The novel Slaughterhous­e Five (Chrildrens Crusade, Duty Dance with death) was written by the American anthropology-­profe­ssor Kurt Vonnegut (1922-2007) , and was published in 1969. In general the novel is an anti-war book, but the author uses unconventiona­l imagery and text structure to convey his message. Vonnegut was a famous author in America and his books captured a lot of attention, especially Slaughterhous­e Five was widely discussed. Critical voices accuse him of using to harsh, brutal and vulgar language. He defends himself by saying that it is the intention to state the complete reality of war with all its cruelty, because he rejects military manner and heroic war enthusiasm deeply. è C.f.presentat­ion “Anti war novel” Furthermore he is often depicted as a character…[show more]
Handout457 Words / ~ pages Flois-Gymnasium Berlin Container Shipping What is Container Shipping?: carry cargo, goods, and materials from one port to another handle the bulk of international trade is designed for the transport of ISO containers History: 1951 first commercially successful container ship = the Ideal X carried 58 metal containers between Newark, New Jersey, Houston and Texas on its first journey Mary Maersk: What is that? Maersk Line = largest operating unit of the A.P. Moller – Maersk Group Danish business conglomerate & largest container shipping company in the world was founded in 1928 The Maersk Triple E class is a family of large, fuel-efficien­t container ships The name Triple E = Economy of scale, Energy efficient and environmental­ly improved Maersk Line is the global container division and the largest operating unit of the A.P. Moller – Maersk Group, a…[show more]
Handout1.021 Words / ~ pages Robert-Bosch-Gymnasium Wendlingen Handout: New York City - General Facts, History, Population, Climate, Sights. Situation/dis­trict­s/ge­neral facts History Population Climate Sights Central Park Yankee stadium ESB Statue of Liberty Times Square/Broadw­ay Situation/bor­ough/­gene­ral facts: USA, New York, New York City 6 meters above the sea-level 785,6 km² area High building just on Manhattan because of rock Surrounded by nature harbors, for ships with deep draught Encloses the water mouths of Hudson River and East River General facts: Bill de Blasio is Mayor 8.4 million inhabitants 5 boroughs Manhattan ,Queens, Staten Island, Bronx, Brooklyn Exists since 1630 Many parks in every borough Boroughs: Manhattan, 1.6 million inhabitants, 59.5 km² area, looks like a languet, most famous borough, over 90 percent of the sight are in Manhattan, Times…[show more]
Handout665 Words / ~ pages Pestalozzi Gymnasium Idstein English-LK John Givez – The American Dream Composer: Born on August 29th, 1992 in Oceanside, California Birth name: John Lawrence Givens First album released on November 12th, 2013 Summary: Song divided in three parts 1. Intro -> Describing the original American Dream 2. Verse I -> Alcohol and drug addiction as part of the American Dream 3. Verse II -> Money and status symbols should not be as important as religion Style and Melody: Style: Californian Slang Street Language Many mistakes we are not allowed to make Melody: Calm and serious Stylistic Devices: Quotes He used Barack Obamas election speech as an intro Metaphors As example, he said „drop a four into 20 oz“, which describes the proportion of an drug mixture The American Dream Anyone can achieve his own version of success if he works hard No racism or segregation Free-enterpri­se…[show more]
Handout401 Words / ~ pages Schulschiff Wien 7C The Last of the Mohicans Author: James Fenimore Cooper was one of the first popular American novelists. He was born in September 1789 in Burlington, New Jersey, Cooper grew up and lived most of his time in Cooperstown, New York. He was the eleventh of 12 children, most of whom died during their childhood. Cooper had an unpredictable early life. He attended Yale when he was only thirteen but was expelled for instigating a horrible joke. His father forced him to join the Navy. He died on his birthday in 1851. His famous books are: The Spy (1821), Precaution (1820) and the Last of the Mohicans (1826). Characters: Hawkeye: The main protagonist of the novel, he is a white man, who has spent most of his life in the company of the mohicans Uncas: The young Mohican who is one of Hawkeyes companions Chingachgook: The father of Uncas, he is also a…[show more]
Handout840 Words / ~ pages Köln, Realschule English: Kickboxing Formation: 1. What is kickboxing? 2. Equipment 3. Techniques 4. Rules in the battles 1. What is kickboxing? Kickboxing is an other kind from boxing. For this sport you need physical flexibility, speed and capacity of reaction and you train your confidence, discipline, fairness and courage. This is a good method to keep your body’s fitness. You can choose between two goals in kickboxing. One is that you just learn to defense yourself. The second is to take part on a battle. But you can choose both of them. At most kickboxing is a composite with self-defense and boxing. It is really important that you learn to defense yourself. That is the reason while it’s a martial arts and a self-defense sport. One part of the training is to learn the right punches and kicks. In the second part you learn the self-defense techniques…[show more]
Handout663 Words / ~ pages IBCollege Krupa English Presentation Dominic Schärf & Biodiversity Handout Definition: biological diversity in an environment as indicated by numbers of different species of plants and animals. New species get discovered every day. Especially in the Amazon Area. Scientists think that the Earth has between 1,75 mill. and 13 mill. different species of plants and animals. There is an international red list by the World Conservation Union and which shows how many species of plants and animals are in danger of getting extinct.Today around 80.000 different species are marked on that list. What’s destroying biodiversity? We are! The Humans! As the human population increases every day, wild areas are getting destroyed to create farmland, housing and industrial sites. The first step of destruction: Deforestation­. Round 30 mill. hectares of…[show more]






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