Monthly Archives: July 2015

Shrine is Destroyed

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B2 – Upper intermediate

How would you feel if important monuments and sites in your country were destroyed? Just before the mass exit of Syrians happened, trouble had been brewing in different parts of Syria and it involved some historical buildings being at risk.

Read the article and watch the short video clip to learn what is happening to some of the heritage sites in Syria.

Shrine is destroyed

Discuss:

1. Why do you think the militant groups are destroying important structures in Syria?
2. In your opinion, what do you think will happen to the country Syria in the next 5 to 10 years?
2. Describe and talk about some of the heritage sites in your country that you have seen. How are they being maintained?