General discussion about a) your news reading habits and b) the differences between British and American news sources and those from the wider world.
Presentation of your articles from English-language news websites on parenting practices that create resilience in children, gap year travelling, Ariana Grande’s Manchester benefit show, the referendum in Catalonia and unusual phobias.
Homework for next week, 20/8
Complete the ‘How green is your lifestyle quiz’ and the vocabulary exercises on the reverse side. Reflect further on your own carbon footprint.
3 x vocabulary exercises from Michael McCarthy’s English Vocabulary in Use, Upper Intermediate on ‘Environmental problems’, ‘Belief and opinion’ and ‘Discourse markers in spoken English’. I will email you the answer key to check. Take any questions to class.