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Reuni Alumni 1981 - SMPP Negeri Bondowoso ( SMAN Tenggarang )

Reuni Alumni 1981 - SMPP Negeri Bondowoso ( SMAN Tenggarang )

Reuni Alumni 1981 - SMPP Negeri Bondowoso ( SMAN Tenggarang )

Reuni Alumni 1981 - SMPP Negeri Bondowoso ( SMAN Tenggarang )

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Sabtu, 07 Mei 2011

Reading 4

Lengkapilah wacana berikut nomor 1 sd 5, dengan mendengarkan audio berikut, kemudian jawablah pertayaan-pertanyaan yang di berikan.


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Thousands of Migrants Flee to Italy

Migrants from war-torn ( 1 ) are arriving on Italian soil by boatloads, and an even larger influx of refugees is expected in the upcoming weeks. The population of the tiny ( 2 ) island of Lampedusa has more than doubled in recent months as Tunisians fled from the uprising in hopes of gaining refugee ( 3 )  . Italian officials say the influx poses a serious public health risk on the small islands. The government has requested help from the ( 4 )  , saying that Italy should not have to take on the burden alone. On March 19th, a US-led military coalition began attacking pro-Gaddafi ( 5 ) under the operation name “Odyssey Dawn”.

Comprehension Questions
  1. Why are people fleeing North Africa?
  2. Why does the Italian government need help?
  3. What is Odyssey Dawn?

Reading 3

Lengkapilah wacana berikut nomor 1 sd 5, dengan mendengarkan audio berikut, kemudian jawablah pertayaan-pertanyaan yang di berikan.
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Air France Wreckage Found

Wreckage from the Air France plane that went down on June 1, 2009 has finally been located after three previously unsuccessful searches. Special ( 1 ) were being used to dive to depths of up to 4000 metres. Investigators say bodies have been found with the wreckage and will be brought to the surface and ( 2 ) in the upcoming weeks. Only 50 bodies were found during the original searches almost two years ago. 228 people were killed when the plane crashed into the ocean en route to Paris from ( 3 ) . The cause of the crash has not been determined and the ( 4 ) have not been found. Investigators say the plane was flying into a storm and may have been having problems measuring air speed. Air France and Airbus are facing manslaughter charges related to the ( 5 ) .
Comprehension Questions
  1. How long ago did the Air France plane go down into the ocean?
  2. What will happen in the next few weeks?
  3. What is one of the presumed causes of the crash?

Reading 2

Lengkapilah wacana berikut nomor 1 sd 5, dengan mendengarkan audio berikut, kemudian jawablah pertayaan-pertanyaan yang di berikan.

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World Bank Wants to Refocus Aid

The World ....( 1 )....has released a new report suggesting that aid money be refocused on ....( 2 ).... prevention rather than health, education, and military support. Much more money is spent on resolving conflict in war torn countries than preventing the conflict in the first place. The author of the report stated that financial aid should focus on police, justice systems, and ....( 3 ).... institutions. Approximately ....( 4 ).... people are threatened by political and criminal violence. Most of these people live in areas that have a long history of civil war. The report also concluded that conflict-affected countries have not achieved any of the eight goals set out in the UN’s Millennium Development Goals. The UN backed global action plan was adopted at the 2010 Summit to reduce poverty among women and ....( 5 ).... over the next five years.
Comprehension Questions
  1. What main conclusion did the World Bank make after its study?
  2. Why does the report mention civil war?
  3. What is the UN’s Millennium Development Goals initiative?