Choose the best answer to each question. Then check your answers.


1. When was Nelson Mandela born?

2. Where was he born?

3. What was apartheid?

4. When did Mandela receive the Noble Peace Prize?

5. What political group did Mandela lead?

6. What characterized this group?

7. How many people were killed at the 1960 demonstration?

8. How long was Mandela in prison?

9. When did he come out of prison?

10. How old was Nelson Mandela when he died?

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1. Work in small groups. What qualities do you think a good leader should have? Write a list. Then choose a member of the group to be a candidate in the next elections and decide what his/her strong points are.

2. Present him/her to the voters (the class) and explain why your candidate should win the elections.

2. Listen to the arguments in favour of the other candidates.

2. Vote for the best candidate.


Who do you admire? Think of a person you admire very much. S/he could be somebody you know, somebody famous or even a character from fiction. The following steps might help you:

- Explain who the person is.

- Explain their virtues.

- Mention any of their virtues you would like to have.

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