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why mpostat first person perspective تقلده никель чи воля Does Makoko Floating School's collapse threaten the whole slum's future? which gemacht 881 BEFORE YOU READ What do you associate with a "multiple award-winning school"? Make a mind map and compare your findings with a partner. 15 20 Children go to school by boat in Makoko. Like most Lagos residents, I was familiar with Makoko Floating School. Its steep, three-storey triangular boof was visible from the Third Mainland Bridge, which cuts dramatically across the Makoko 10 lagoon, the city's vast waterworld slum. Designed by the Nigerian architect Kunlé Adeyemi, the Floating School was the winner of multiple awards for architecture and urbanism, attracting great international attention and acclaim. Multiple award-winning Makoko Floating School was a beacon of hope in this Lagos slum until its collapse this week. Now some fear the whole area and its 300,000 residents are at renewed risk of being cleared Emment s out for redevelopment. gel Samay But I had never actually been up close until yesterday, when I approached in a rickety wooden canoe piloted by a young man in a burgundy T-shirt and grungy shorts. All that was left was a floating platform. At 10:30am on Tuesday, the Floating School collapsed during a heavy seasonal thunderstorm. [...] Noah Shemede is the headmaster of Whanyinna school, which sent its pupils to classes on the floating platform for several months before the collapse. He is 25 devastated:...

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"I watched the whole thing live. There was a storm, and the building of the Floating School was shaking because of the wind. Before I knew it, it had collapsed. Thank God none of my students were there I moved them three months ago." bein bos'n near to the retuit neutral hour but de belyde informed language. The collapse is a serious blow to the future of the remarkable floating city, which is constantly fighting to avoid demolition and had found a beacon of hope in Makoko Floating School. But the school has always attracted controversy. Built in 2013 by Kunlé Adeyemi of NLÉ Works-in partnership with organisations including the Heinrich Böll Foundation, UNDP, the Federal Ministry of Environment Africa Adaptation Programme, Yaba Local Council Development Area (LCDA) and the Makoko waterfront - it was designed to function two التشكيلا aeem 30 ways. Not only would it provide children with an alternative to their original primary school-which was built on reclaimed land prone to flooding-but it would act as a community meeting place quotes portive words 35 lizonier C Adeyemi designed the school using locally sourced wood and bamboo, and floated it atop 250 plastic barrels. The concept won multiple awards and was hailed as reflective of a new style of architecture, created to meet local needs and the practical environmental considerations of this waterfront community. [...] 45 50 great The Floating School, when it came, gave Makoko a global profile. The government backed away from demolition and instead approved a regeneration plan. 55 The school became a symbol of bottom-up development, its designs even adopted by the state ministry of urban development for new house plans. The collapse throws this process into disarray. [...] One of the men helping clear the rubble on the platform is Jeunbete, Shemede's older brother, who introduced himself as a leader of the "Houses of Lagoon", the name local residents use to refer to their waterside community. "The foundation was not too strong," Jeunbete says, gesturing to the debris. "Kunlé told me that they've built a stronger version in Europe, and so he's going to come and do the same thing here also." 60 65 The stronger version Jeunbete refers to is MFS II, the second generation of the Makoko Floating School, 70 which NLÉ calls a new, improved iteration of the original. In a press release, NLÉ said it had plans to upgrade the original before the collapse. It said the original school had served its purpose as a prototype, had been used intensively and had provided exceptional service to the lagoon community. [...] 75 Cynthia Okoroafor, The Guardian Online 10 June 2016 short sentences 2 beacon of hope here: Hoffnungsschimmer: 14 acclaim praise 16 rickety shaky; 18 grungy dirty and torn; 54 to back away to reconsider a decision; 59 disarray uncertainty; 65 debris waste Couchtamist gut gen 2 VOCABULARY Add information about the Makoko Floating School to your mind map. 3 SHORT ANSWER TASKS a Multiple choice: First read all the tasks, and then read the text again and answer the questions. Only one answer is correct. 1. The main topic of this article is a) that the government took care of the Makoko slum. b) the story of the Makoko School, which is built on water. ✓ c) that the children learn to fish at Makoko Floating School. d) the success story of Noah Shemede. 2. The Makoko Floating School a) was destroyed in a storm. ✓ b) was destroyed by the government. c) was destroyed by a group of men and children. d) was destroyed by an earthquake. 3. Building the Floating School in Makoko a) was against the will of the fishermen. b) made the slum a vibrant community. c) made clear that the slum was illegal. d) saved the slum from being torn down. ✓ 2 The Makoko Floating School stood tall above the surrounding houses before it collapsed. b Sentence completion: Read and finish the sentences. 1. The collapse of the Floating School also means a collapse of 2. The name "Houses of Lagoon" is used by the local residentes lagoon community 3. Jeunbete, the leader of the lagoon, says that the architect Kunlé has built a better version of the Makoko Floating School in Europe and that he wants to going to do the same in 4. The company NLÉ said in a press release that the floating school in Makoko was only Mahoho V d prototype 4 COMPREHENSION Explain why the Makoko Floating School is important for the slum. 5 ANALYSIS Analyse the author's use of language and decide what kind of reader she is addressing. 86 COOPERATIVE WRITING You have read the article and want to react by writing a text about the issue. You can choose between a letter to the editor or a feature gn slums in Nigeria. →S7, S18 Merlimal Get together in groups which are working on the same type of text. 2. Do individual research on the topic you have agreed to write about. 3. Report back to your group and decide which information to use. 4. Exchange your knowledge concerning the text type you agreed to write, e.g. addressee, style/language, objective vs. subjective. If necessary, read a model text for orientation. 5. Write your text individually. 6. Have a member of your group proofread your text. 7. Present your text to the class. Makoko Floating school Aljosha Kamp 13.Klasse 1. Why is the Makoko Floating school important for the slums? The text "Does Makoko Floating School's collapse threaten the whole slum's future" was written by Cynthia Okoroafor and published in the Guardian on the 10 June 2016. It is an article about a new school in Makoko . This idea was very new but many children in Makoko went to this school. The architect Kunle Adeyemi designed the school for the poor children in the slums an built this school in the year 2013. For these children it is a beacon of hope for their future. It is a good opportunity for many children in the Slums to go to school and good for the infrastructure in Makoko. As a consequence of the school the city has a little bit of hope and the community is closer to other communities until the storm 2013 in which the school was destroyed. Also this new idea with the swimming school got global attention and a lot of positive feedback. For the children it is very good. In the following it means, that every student can go to this school, after the primary school. The education standards increased in result of the floating school. Also, it is a good meeting point for the inhabitants and the social surrounding is better in the area. In case of the good innovation the hope of a better future increased in the city and gave Makoko a global profile. Furthermore, the architect uses only resources from the environment around the Slums, so that is very good for the environment. In the end this school gave Makoko a new generation plan and a lot of benefits in the future with the building of a new school. 2. Analyse the author's use of language and decide what kind of reader she is addressing. The text was written by the author Cynthia Okoroafor for a quality newspaper. She describes in the first-person perspective what the Makoko school is and what benefits the school has. In her text she uses many positive words to describe the school. For example she emphasizes the school and says how good the school is for Makoko "the Floating school, when it came, gave Makoko a global profile" (1152/53). In this statement the reader notices, how good the school is. Furthermore she describes everything in detail, so that the reader feels close to the author. It helps also, because the reader can imagen the situation and has a picture in his mind ("There was a storm, and the building of the Floating School was shaking because of the wind" II.25.28), Another aspect for example are the many quotes in the text. One instance is ""The foundation was not too strong" ". This own experience from the author makes it more reliable for the reader and the reader believes it. But there are also other stylistic devices like an enumeration in lines 35-40: "Built in 2013 by Kunle Adeyemi (...) and the Makoko waterfront - it was designed to function two ways". The reader gets an overview about the history of the school and the organisations around the school. Furthermore there is a contrast in the language of the author. The language is very emotive, because the topic seems to be very important for the author. The contrast is between the choose of words, in the same sentence the author uses negative words like "demolition" to describe the aim for the city:"(1.31) but in the following Okoroafor chooses positive words: "and found a beacon of hope" (1.32). The article was written for the quality newspaper The Guardian. It is a very important newspaper in the world and has only quality texts inside. In this article there are many characteristics for this kind of newspaper. For example there is an informative headline, formal language, complex sentence structures and many quotes. These are very good indications for a formal article. Quality newspapers are mostly readed by educated people. So in the conclusion you can say that the author wanted to address people outside the slums, maybe with money to support the reconstruction of the school. Tabloid press: standard English, colourful adjectives, informal language, colloquial language, short sentences, big colourful pictures, short forms or provocative headlines.

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why mpostat first person perspective تقلده никель чи воля Does Makoko Floating School's collapse threaten the whole slum's future? which gemacht 881 BEFORE YOU READ What do you associate with a "multiple award-winning school"? Make a mind map and compare your findings with a partner. 15 20 Children go to school by boat in Makoko. Like most Lagos residents, I was familiar with Makoko Floating School. Its steep, three-storey triangular boof was visible from the Third Mainland Bridge, which cuts dramatically across the Makoko 10 lagoon, the city's vast waterworld slum. Designed by the Nigerian architect Kunlé Adeyemi, the Floating School was the winner of multiple awards for architecture and urbanism, attracting great international attention and acclaim. Multiple award-winning Makoko Floating School was a beacon of hope in this Lagos slum until its collapse this week. Now some fear the whole area and its 300,000 residents are at renewed risk of being cleared Emment s out for redevelopment. gel Samay But I had never actually been up close until yesterday, when I approached in a rickety wooden canoe piloted by a young man in a burgundy T-shirt and grungy shorts. All that was left was a floating platform. At 10:30am on Tuesday, the Floating School collapsed during a heavy seasonal thunderstorm. [...] Noah Shemede is the headmaster of Whanyinna school, which sent its pupils to classes on the floating platform for several months before the collapse. He is 25 devastated:...

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"I watched the whole thing live. There was a storm, and the building of the Floating School was shaking because of the wind. Before I knew it, it had collapsed. Thank God none of my students were there I moved them three months ago." bein bos'n near to the retuit neutral hour but de belyde informed language. The collapse is a serious blow to the future of the remarkable floating city, which is constantly fighting to avoid demolition and had found a beacon of hope in Makoko Floating School. But the school has always attracted controversy. Built in 2013 by Kunlé Adeyemi of NLÉ Works-in partnership with organisations including the Heinrich Böll Foundation, UNDP, the Federal Ministry of Environment Africa Adaptation Programme, Yaba Local Council Development Area (LCDA) and the Makoko waterfront - it was designed to function two التشكيلا aeem 30 ways. Not only would it provide children with an alternative to their original primary school-which was built on reclaimed land prone to flooding-but it would act as a community meeting place quotes portive words 35 lizonier C Adeyemi designed the school using locally sourced wood and bamboo, and floated it atop 250 plastic barrels. The concept won multiple awards and was hailed as reflective of a new style of architecture, created to meet local needs and the practical environmental considerations of this waterfront community. [...] 45 50 great The Floating School, when it came, gave Makoko a global profile. The government backed away from demolition and instead approved a regeneration plan. 55 The school became a symbol of bottom-up development, its designs even adopted by the state ministry of urban development for new house plans. The collapse throws this process into disarray. [...] One of the men helping clear the rubble on the platform is Jeunbete, Shemede's older brother, who introduced himself as a leader of the "Houses of Lagoon", the name local residents use to refer to their waterside community. "The foundation was not too strong," Jeunbete says, gesturing to the debris. "Kunlé told me that they've built a stronger version in Europe, and so he's going to come and do the same thing here also." 60 65 The stronger version Jeunbete refers to is MFS II, the second generation of the Makoko Floating School, 70 which NLÉ calls a new, improved iteration of the original. In a press release, NLÉ said it had plans to upgrade the original before the collapse. It said the original school had served its purpose as a prototype, had been used intensively and had provided exceptional service to the lagoon community. [...] 75 Cynthia Okoroafor, The Guardian Online 10 June 2016 short sentences 2 beacon of hope here: Hoffnungsschimmer: 14 acclaim praise 16 rickety shaky; 18 grungy dirty and torn; 54 to back away to reconsider a decision; 59 disarray uncertainty; 65 debris waste Couchtamist gut gen 2 VOCABULARY Add information about the Makoko Floating School to your mind map. 3 SHORT ANSWER TASKS a Multiple choice: First read all the tasks, and then read the text again and answer the questions. Only one answer is correct. 1. The main topic of this article is a) that the government took care of the Makoko slum. b) the story of the Makoko School, which is built on water. ✓ c) that the children learn to fish at Makoko Floating School. d) the success story of Noah Shemede. 2. The Makoko Floating School a) was destroyed in a storm. ✓ b) was destroyed by the government. c) was destroyed by a group of men and children. d) was destroyed by an earthquake. 3. Building the Floating School in Makoko a) was against the will of the fishermen. b) made the slum a vibrant community. c) made clear that the slum was illegal. d) saved the slum from being torn down. ✓ 2 The Makoko Floating School stood tall above the surrounding houses before it collapsed. b Sentence completion: Read and finish the sentences. 1. The collapse of the Floating School also means a collapse of 2. The name "Houses of Lagoon" is used by the local residentes lagoon community 3. Jeunbete, the leader of the lagoon, says that the architect Kunlé has built a better version of the Makoko Floating School in Europe and that he wants to going to do the same in 4. The company NLÉ said in a press release that the floating school in Makoko was only Mahoho V d prototype 4 COMPREHENSION Explain why the Makoko Floating School is important for the slum. 5 ANALYSIS Analyse the author's use of language and decide what kind of reader she is addressing. 86 COOPERATIVE WRITING You have read the article and want to react by writing a text about the issue. You can choose between a letter to the editor or a feature gn slums in Nigeria. →S7, S18 Merlimal Get together in groups which are working on the same type of text. 2. Do individual research on the topic you have agreed to write about. 3. Report back to your group and decide which information to use. 4. Exchange your knowledge concerning the text type you agreed to write, e.g. addressee, style/language, objective vs. subjective. If necessary, read a model text for orientation. 5. Write your text individually. 6. Have a member of your group proofread your text. 7. Present your text to the class. Makoko Floating school Aljosha Kamp 13.Klasse 1. Why is the Makoko Floating school important for the slums? The text "Does Makoko Floating School's collapse threaten the whole slum's future" was written by Cynthia Okoroafor and published in the Guardian on the 10 June 2016. It is an article about a new school in Makoko . This idea was very new but many children in Makoko went to this school. The architect Kunle Adeyemi designed the school for the poor children in the slums an built this school in the year 2013. For these children it is a beacon of hope for their future. It is a good opportunity for many children in the Slums to go to school and good for the infrastructure in Makoko. As a consequence of the school the city has a little bit of hope and the community is closer to other communities until the storm 2013 in which the school was destroyed. Also this new idea with the swimming school got global attention and a lot of positive feedback. For the children it is very good. In the following it means, that every student can go to this school, after the primary school. The education standards increased in result of the floating school. Also, it is a good meeting point for the inhabitants and the social surrounding is better in the area. In case of the good innovation the hope of a better future increased in the city and gave Makoko a global profile. Furthermore, the architect uses only resources from the environment around the Slums, so that is very good for the environment. In the end this school gave Makoko a new generation plan and a lot of benefits in the future with the building of a new school. 2. Analyse the author's use of language and decide what kind of reader she is addressing. The text was written by the author Cynthia Okoroafor for a quality newspaper. She describes in the first-person perspective what the Makoko school is and what benefits the school has. In her text she uses many positive words to describe the school. For example she emphasizes the school and says how good the school is for Makoko "the Floating school, when it came, gave Makoko a global profile" (1152/53). In this statement the reader notices, how good the school is. Furthermore she describes everything in detail, so that the reader feels close to the author. It helps also, because the reader can imagen the situation and has a picture in his mind ("There was a storm, and the building of the Floating School was shaking because of the wind" II.25.28), Another aspect for example are the many quotes in the text. One instance is ""The foundation was not too strong" ". This own experience from the author makes it more reliable for the reader and the reader believes it. But there are also other stylistic devices like an enumeration in lines 35-40: "Built in 2013 by Kunle Adeyemi (...) and the Makoko waterfront - it was designed to function two ways". The reader gets an overview about the history of the school and the organisations around the school. Furthermore there is a contrast in the language of the author. The language is very emotive, because the topic seems to be very important for the author. The contrast is between the choose of words, in the same sentence the author uses negative words like "demolition" to describe the aim for the city:"(1.31) but in the following Okoroafor chooses positive words: "and found a beacon of hope" (1.32). The article was written for the quality newspaper The Guardian. It is a very important newspaper in the world and has only quality texts inside. In this article there are many characteristics for this kind of newspaper. For example there is an informative headline, formal language, complex sentence structures and many quotes. These are very good indications for a formal article. Quality newspapers are mostly readed by educated people. So in the conclusion you can say that the author wanted to address people outside the slums, maybe with money to support the reconstruction of the school. Tabloid press: standard English, colourful adjectives, informal language, colloquial language, short sentences, big colourful pictures, short forms or provocative headlines.