3.16.4: Year 3 American English Lessons with Maestro Sersea

Greetings, students. Now that you’re in Year 3 of your American English studies, you will be able to read, and listen about one of VOA’s “As It Is” articles, which explore issues in the news in the United States of American as well as in countries all over the world. You are encouraged to carefully read the article and the vocabulary words, as well as listen to the article.  Finally, you are invited to share what you learned by discussing why this article is important and meaningful in the comments section below.

Directions: Read the article and study the vocabulary below.

Directions: Listen to the audio recording of the article.

Directions: Share your insights about why this article is meaningful and important by writing in the comments section below.

3 thoughts on “3.16.4: Year 3 American English Lessons with Maestro Sersea

  1. Hello , Hind from Iraq
    Taliban , promised women’s Rights under ‘Islamic law’.
    The TLiban comments appear to be an attempt to positions the group as more moderate than when they imposed extreme rule in Afghanistan in the 1990 s .
    Taliban said that would secure Afghanistan and offer an ‘ amnesty” across the country for people who had worked for or supported foreign “ ocuupiders”

  2. Lesson 3.16.4 Years 3
    VOA: As It Is,
    ” Talban Promises Woman’s Right Under Islamic Law.”
    The Talban, or ” students” in the Pashto language emerged in the early 1990s.Te Talban retook control of Afghanistan in 2021. The Talban’s rule was based on strict Islamic Law, the law included heavy restriction on woman and extreme punishments. Two decades after being removed from power by a US- Led military coalition. They aimed to impose their interpretation of Islamic Law on the country and remove any foreign influence. Talban are led by Malawi Haidatullah Akhundzada, a senior religious cleric from the Talban’s founding generation… Read more.

  3. Now The Talban have tried to present themselves as different from the past. They have claimed to be committed to the peace process an overall government and willing to maintain some rights for woman and woman would still be allowed to continue their education from, primary to high school, that is our commitment to provide a secure environment and they can carry out their activities for the people of Afghanistan.
    Inamullah Saman Ghani is a member of the Talban’s culture commotions said, new leadership which is called ‘The Islamic
    Emirate of Afghanistan wants to give woman chance to study and work in the government, but that such activities would only be permitted under, ” Islamic law”, Saman Ghani did not explain, what he meant by,” Islamic Law.”
    An official of Association press told, the discussion centered on how government could work with other groups talk on power sharing could be complexed, because of the changes Afghanistan has experienced over the past twenty years.

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