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Wild Boar Roam City Streets

Wild boars are roaming freely in the streets of Rome, Italy. These bristly members of the pig family have become a nuisance to residents, approaching them for food and causing sanitation and traffic problems. As their natural habitat shrinks, the intelligent beasts have been wandering down from the hills surrounding the city in increasing numbers. Listen to learn more about the problem of wild boar roaming Rome, and learn how the pandemic is offering clues for solving the problem.


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Listening Comprehension Questions

  • What was one of Malala Yousafzai’s first experiences with the dangers of religious extremism?
  • After miraculously surviving her attack, what has Malala focused her work on?
  • What is the message that Malala is trying to send to those in power?
  • What does Malala want to do in the future?
  • What are the goals of Malala’s mission to support girls?

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  • What is your opinion on Malala’s message about the power of education?
  • Why do you think that ISIS might want to silence people like Malala?

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