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Warm-up activity for a lesson on solitary confinement. Listen to the news items and fill in the gaps with the missing vocabulary.
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America's longest-serving solitary confinement prisoner Albert Woodfox tells ITV News how he coped with being locked up for a crime he didn't do for 43 years.
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3 minutes 21 seconds
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Listening comprehension
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The above lesson is a great teaching resource for:Advanced (C1), Proficient (C2)
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This resource is intended for:Adults
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1. Fill the gap.
You know, it seemed like an.
2. Fill the gap.
Just feeling, though you beingto death.
3. Fill the gap.
Albert Woodfox,isolation for almost all of the 43 years he was behind bars.
4. Fill the gap.
He is notbut he's, angry andby what he saw it.
5. Fill the gap.
I can't tell you how many men I, you know, form strong bonds of friendship with would go.
6. Fill the gap.
In 1972, Woodfox and another inmate Herman Wallace, both in prison for armed robbery, wereof murdering a guard Brent Miller.
7. Fill the gap.
The men alleged they were beingfor their black activism.
8. Fill the gap.
Woodfox was finallyin February of this year.
9. Fill the gap.
His lawyers and supporters were.
10. Fill the gap.
The biggest shock Woodfoxas he was released into a society in turmoil ...
11. Fill the gap.
.... thefor justice and racial equality.
12. Fill the gap.
When I left, racism wasand open in American society
13. Fill the gap.
... now it's more.
14. Fill the gap.
Woodfox now has a mission, tofor those kept inisolation.
15. Fill the gap.
We'reto give a voice to those hidden behind the walls of solitary confinement
16. Fill the gap.
... a brutalon a prisoners sanity ...
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