1. She was nominated for Best Actress at three Asian film awards. 2. It was about street dance and chasing your dreams. 3. difficulties / setbacks i) She played the lead/main role in school plays
HIGHER REACHES ANSWERS: How China’s Airbnb copycats beat the Silicon Valley titan at its own game [June 6, 2017]
1. i) a Chinese home-sharing company similar to Airbnb-like home-sharing company ii) Chen Chi 2. help Chinese people understand how to cater to guests and solve problems they have
JUST READ IT Answers: Canadian teacher in remote Inuit community wins US$1 million global prize for educators [May 31, 2017]
1. North Pole 2. B 3. just over 1,300 4. She hopes to establish an environmental stewardship programme to reconnect youth with many of their cultural traditions.
JUST READ IT Answers: Why Hong Kong’s plan for Cambodian maids may be hard work all round [May 24, 2017]
1. Indonesia and the Philippines 2. B 3. For physically abusing Erwiana. 4. They could not adjust to life in the city. 5. there were concerns over abuse and exploitation
HIGHER REACHES ANSWERS: Family claims Indonesian man lived to 146. Here’s what science says [May 23, 2017]
1. death 2. Sodimejo’s purported/supposed birth date is 30 years before local birth records began (so there is no way to check if it's true). 3. C 4. A
JUST READ IT Answers: Miss Hong Kong winner Crystal Fung on gap years, online hate, and dreaming big [May 17, 2017]
1. C 2. A 3. She wrote Facebook posts criticising the government and Leung Chun-ying using foul language. 4. She cried and stopped going out. 5. difficulty/ trouble
JUST READ IT Answers: ‘Imagine eating a panda’: wildlife campaigners urge Hongkongers to give up shark fin [May 10, 2017]
1. A2. It is seen as a symbol of wealth.3. Because it contains mercury and dangerous toxins.4. C5. (i) T (ii) NG (iii) F
This year’s HKDSE Economics exam required understanding of current issues and is as tough as last year’s
Both teachers and students have said this year’s DSE economics exam was just as tough as last year’s, with many questions testing students on their ability to accurately analyse diagrams and to apply economic concepts to current issues.
2017 HKDSE Business, Accounting and Financial Studies exam remarkably similar to the HKALE accounting exam
Tutors and students say some of the DSE questions this year were very much like those found in the HKALE accounting paper
Teachers and students have said this year’s DSE biology exam was a lot like last year’s, with Paper 1B testing students on their ability to analyse data and to use their experiment-based knowledge.