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Starting Younger to Prevent Dating Abuse

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Starting Younger to Prevent Dating Abuse

將預防約會傷害教導給更年輕的學子們!

 

  • Please click on the link to listen to the news clip and answer the following questions.

 

I. Vocabulary Check-up

abusive   using rude and offensive words

24/7   twenty four hours a day, seven days a week; all the time

boundary   the limit of a subject or principle

ally   someone who helps and supports someone else

mistreat   to treat a person or animal badly, cruelly or unfairly

Fill in the blanks with one of the words from the word list above

1. We offer _________ internet access.

2. I think people who __________ their pets should be banned from keeping them.

3. Electronic publishing is blurring the ______________ between dictionaries and encyclopedias.

4. He is generally considered to be the Prime Minister's closest political ___________.

5. He was apparently _________ to the flight attendants because they refused to serve him alcohol.

 

II. Listening Comprehension / True or False

1. _____ Robert Wood Johnson Foundation released a study in regard to high school students in the United States.

2. _____ They study showed fifty percent of seventh graders had been the victim of physical violence in a relationship with the opposite sex.

3. _____ The objective of the program is to help eleven- to fourteen-year-olds learn the skills to build healthy relationships.

4. _____ Multimedia has brought the influence on violent relationships.

5. _____ The saying “young people have access to one another 24/7” means that young people have the control to use the Internet all the time.

6. _____ Based on Kelly Miller, young people need adults to teach them what it means to have a healthy relationship.

7. _____ According to the teaching from the organization called Men Can Stop Rape, being a strong man is about physical strength.

8. _____ Based on the report, males can actually be allies of girls and women.

9. _____ According to Ms. Miller, the number of high school students who have been physically hurt by a dating partner has gradually dropped in the past six years.

10. _____ This report mainly shows the skills needed to build healthy relationships.
 

Answer key:

I. 1. 24/7 2. mistreat 3. boundaries 4. ally 5. abusive

II. 1. F 2. F 3. T 4. T 5. F 6. T 7. F 8. T 9. T 10. F

Source: http://learningenglish.voanews.com/content/starting-young-toprevent-dating-abuse-later/1418747.html

 
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