News exercise #197


1. As the refugees cross the border, what lies ahead and behind of them?
2.At 1:29 he explains the war situation. what has this war caused?
3. Complete this quote from from 1:45
“In South Sudan’s ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ ____; ____ ____, and ____ ____ ___ ____ ____ ____ ____ ____. Most arrive here ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ ____; many are ____ ____, and all are ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ ____.”
4. According to the reporter’s final statement, these people are in short supply of many things – but what is in shortest supply?

Answers:
1. As the refugees cross the border, what lies ahead and behind of them?
Behind them is war, and ahead of them is uncertainty of exile.
2.At 1:29 he explains the war situation. what has this war caused?
The war has set tribe against tribe. It is so serious that even in the camps, the ethnic groups have to live apart.
3. Complete this quote from from 1:45
“In South Sudan’s long civil war there are no winners; only losers, and none has lost more than the nation’s children. Most arrive here without a mother or a father; many are entirely alone, and all are scarred by what they have witnessed.”
4. According to the reporter’s final statement, these people are in short supply of many things – but what is in shortest supply?
He said, “But of all the basics of life that South Sudanese lack, hope is in shortest supply of all.”

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