Here’s another flipping card quiz for the vocabulary related to this topic.
We’ve just finished the unit on consumerism, and then ooops! I start panicking. Does my group know all the words they need to know? Just in case, here’s one of those crosswords they seem to absolutely hate, along with some coins that insisted on saying hello (just to cheer them up a bit). You’ll also find the keys to the crossword below.
I’m so grateful to have found this video by Freethink, that will not only provide my students with the opportunity to speak about community problems, but it is also witnesses an inspiring approach to dealing with poverty, famine and the feeling of hopelessness. It also proves that WE as CITIZENS CAN rethink how our system is harming people and set out to make great changes, above all, now in times of the pandemic, where many people, who were already living with hand to mouth, are desperately in need of solutions.
Before watching the video below, let’s do a couple of pre-listening activities.
- What types of problems are common in your community? Here’s a quiz to help you remember some vocabulary. Click on the button below, read and flip the cards.
- How many of the words on the cards address problems that affect your community and in what degree?
Here’s another word formation activity based on a text that aims to capture readers’ interest for this thriller by Alyssa Cole. The text and picture is from Goodreads.com
This week my C2 students will be writing a book review, so we’ll need to brush up a bit on some C2ish /si: tu:i ʃ/ vocabulary. So here’s a book review from Amazon, converted into a word formation activity, just to get started.