C1 · C2 · Listening · politics & society

C1/C2 Listening 5 Reasons that justify deportation

No issue is more hotly contested today than immigration, with restrictionists calling for the deportation of illegals and a 50 percent cut in legal immigration. How many of the reasons against immigration listed below are you familiar with? Serena’s blog In the activity below you will hear a podcast from Reason.com. Listen and fill the…… Continue reading C1/C2 Listening 5 Reasons that justify deportation

B2 · Grammar · politics & society

B2 Reported Speech classroom activity

Here’s a sample of an activity that I’ve done quite a few times with intermediate students, although the one I’ve prepared here is more on the serious note as I usually prepare this activity with funny or rather dumb things that politicians or celebrities have said. The instructions for the flipping card activity are: Look…… Continue reading B2 Reported Speech classroom activity

Body, health & nutrition · C1 · C2 · Listening · politics & society

C1-C2 Listening Interview Donald Williamson on Sin Tax effectiveness

Photo by Polina Tankilevitch on Pexels.com First came taxes on tobacco, then on hard drinks. Okay, for our own good I’ll buy it. Then came taxes on sugary foods, as if this would save people from: eating disorders, weight problems, diabetes. You name it! Meanwhile, more and more ads appear on TV whetting appetites, offering…… Continue reading C1-C2 Listening Interview Donald Williamson on Sin Tax effectiveness

C2 · Listening · politics & society · Reading

How Urbane Farming Saved a Dallas Community

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…… Continue reading How Urbane Farming Saved a Dallas Community

C1 · C2 · Listening · politics & society

C1/C2 TED TALKS: Why should you read The Lord of the Flies by William Golding?

Hello there! I’ve just change the plugin for these quizzes I made. This one is a sentence completion, so having in mind that you may use a different spacing, or something like that, you may get a lower grade than what you deserve. In any case, you have the answers at the end of the…… Continue reading C1/C2 TED TALKS: Why should you read The Lord of the Flies by William Golding?