In this part of the study guide, we will focus on Task 1. We will outline the texts in the preparation material and provide you with information on how they differ from each other in terms of language and style.
- Title: “Refugee Children, Victims of War and Want”
- Author: Hillary Mayell
- Genre: Article
- Year of Publication: 2003
Text 1 is a fragment from Hillary Mayell’s article, “Refugee Children, Victims of War and Want”. It was published in 2003 on the website of National Geographic.
The article presents the story of a ten-year-old refugee, Nicole, who had -fled Tanzania because of the political issues there. The article explains that about 17 million children are refugees because of the conflicts in their countries.
The refugee children either live in “camps supported by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees” or in remote areas. The main purpose of the article is to convey the emotional side of the story of children refugees.
- Title: “Flowing Across Borders”
- Genre: Articl...