Time to deliver?

20 10 2021

YOUR  FINAL PROJECT: You take part in a YOUTH CLIMATE radio programme / podcast / debate about the ecological situation and challenges for humanity. Read more HERE

1. Youth climate conference debate: what can be achieved at COP26? Read MORE.

2. We are in knee-deep waters! What are the threats Tuvalu faces? Read MORE

3. What are the topic and tone of the documentary?

3. Can world leaders be held accountable?

4. What can be achieved? Read MORE

5. Click on the pick to practise your grammar!




Sorry We Missed You

18 10 2021

Your final project (choose one):

a. Imagine an interview with a self-employed Amazon driver.

b. Make a review of the Ken Loach movie for your radio programme.

c. Make a presentation about Amazon. 

1. In what ways is the world of work changing today?

2. Take notes on the lifestory of both Bezos and his company.

3. What is the reality of being an Amazon agency worker?

4. Where does all the Amazon’s plastic waste go? Read more HERE.




Marketing: what’s new?

15 10 2021

1. What is social media marketing? What makes a successful strategy on social media? 

2. What are the ingredients of Airbnb’s success? What is the brand’s top value? Read more HERE

3. What is ‘influencer marketing’? Study a text HERE

 

 




Tell me a little bit about yourself!

12 09 2021

1. Learn how to prepare for a job interview. Practise taking an interview HERE.

2. Listen for words related to Human Resources. How many can you pick out? Learn more HERE.

3. Why didn’t Alistair get the job? What is the moral of the story?

 




Global brands

10 09 2021

1. How come American brands are so dominant? Read more HERE.

2. How do you get to be the most valuable non-tech brand?

3. McDonald’s Menu Items Around The World

 

 




Recycle everything

23 03 2021

1. Is it possible to recycle everything?

2. How does the program work? Read more HERE.




Do I need this?

10 01 2021

Your task: Choose a song to be used in a campaign to promote the transition to a more sustainable way of shopping. Make a short presentation to explain your choice.

1. What did the little girl want? What is her passion now? What do you learn about her life today? Read more HERE.

2. How can we fix the problem?

3. How does the scheme work? What is the ‘catch’?

4. How and where is the average t-shirt made, and what’s its environmental impact? Take the QUIZ.

5. What is the song’s message? Read more HERE and HERE.

6. Listen to the song and fill in the gaps in the lyrics HERE.




Freedom from want

13 12 2020

Your Task: You have decided to join the ‘Buy Nothing Day.’ You want to convice other students to do the same. Create a POSTER or a FLYER.

1. How does the painting create a sense of prosperity?

2. The iconic picture has been the object of numerous parodies. Click on the image and do an exercise.

3. Learn about the history of Black Friday and take the QUIZ.

4. What’s ‘Buy Nothing Day’ all about? Check your understanding and learn more HERE




Yes she can!

8 11 2020

1. Listen carefully and take notes. Can you write a detailed account in French? Find some help HERE.

2. Can you explain why this was “a night of firsts in the U.S. midterms”? Find out about your task HERE.

3. How did C.J. Walker manage to become America’s first self-made millionaire woman? Take a test HERE.

 

4. Who is RBG? Why does every American now want to take a picture with her?

5. What barriers do women face in politics? How can we eliminate those barriers?

6. Is business giving women a bad deal?

7. Practice makes perfect, they say. Click on the pic to work on your grammar!

8. Who is Jacinda Ardern? What makes her personal story remarkable? Read more HERE

9. What happens when people don’t have access to economic rights? Read more HERE.

 




The world’s election

2 11 2020

1. What are the prerequisites and the main steps? Check your comprehension HERE.

2. Do all votes count? Take the QUIZ.

3. What makes the series so appealing? Learn more about the White House HERE; boost your vocabulary and grammar HERE.

4. Draw a portrait of Selina Meyer. Find some help HERE

5. Why did the Vice President-elect choose Howard University? Click below to learn why.

6. How does Kamala Harris explain her ‘breaking the glass ceiling’? Read more HERE