Tuesday, 31 December 2013

Speakout Advanced p 92. Explaining the Amish Way of Life. Extra Listening




·        Watch the video and decide if the following statements are true or false.
a)    The Amish house in Lancaster was the first one to be opened to the public.
b)    The Amish came from Europe, especially England.
c)     They were persecuted for political reasons.
d)    They built churches when they arrived in America.
e)    They live without electricity.
f)      Women use the same dress for the wedding and for their funeral.
g)    Boys start wearing hats to show they are Amish men.
h)    Most of the Amish use horses as transportation.
i)       The Amish population has increased in Lancaster.

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a)    The Amish house in Lancaster was the first one to be opened to the public.  T



b)    The Amish came from Europe, especially England. F, especially Germany and Switzerland.



c)     They were persecuted for political reasons. F religious



d)    They built churches when they arrived in America.F they used their houses as churches



e)     They live without electricity. T



f)      Women use the same dress for the wedding and for their funeral. T



g)    Boys start wearing hats to show they are Amish men. F



h)    Most of the Amish use horses as transportation.  F



i)       The Amish population has increased in Lancaster. T

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