20 Jun Listening practice for upper-intermediate and advanced students (TEDTalks)
The following is a list of activities based on different talks published on the TEDTalks website. Read the questions before you watch the videos. It will help you to understand better.
1) “We´re all hiding something. Let´s have the courage to open up”
a- What was Ash hiding?
b- Why does she say that we´re all hiding something?
c- Have you ever “thrown any grenade”?
2) “What we don´t understand about trust”
a- Why are opinion polls wrong according to Onora O´Neill?
b- What should be the proper aim in this life?
c- How can we judge someone´s trustworthiness?
d- How do you know that someone´s trustworthy?
3) “Selling condoms in the Congo”
a- What does Amy Lockwood do?
b- Which is one of the most important health issues in the Congo?
c- Why are the condoms´marketing campaigns ineffective?
d- What´s the lesson that needs to be learnt?