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Over 80 READY LESSONS - for interested, busy, tired, new ... all teachers (and learners) to use:

Would you like to get your learners engaged in topics relating to global justice?

Scroll down to select a topic that interests you/your learners and select the ppt lesson (often with teacher notes - this can be edited / adapted to suit your learners) or the pdf version. You can also use the SEARCH feature (top right) to look for a lesson on a particular topic. We create and upload new lessons here regularly. They are divided into levels, accessed by clicking the links below: Pre-Intermediate (CEFR A2), Intermediate (B1), Upper Intermediate (B2) and Advanced (C1).

More teaching ideas at the bottom of the page eg. global justice contexts for grammar presentation and practice, Radical Phonology, quick skills lessons, dictations, staged reading lessons, 1-1s etc. and

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Jamila Afghani- Intermediate - 2-3 hrs (from October Issue 506) - speaking, reading, vocabulary, focus on questions and writing (introducing a speaker)

Media:Jamila Afghani.pptx

Media:Jamila Afghani.pdf


BAD EDUCATION? - Intermediate - 2-3 hrs (from September Issue 505) - reading, speaking, focus on language of statistics and writing (formal letter or tweets)

Media:Bad education.pptx

Media:Bad education.pdf


WOMEN AND MEN- Upper Intermediate - 2-2.5 hrs (from September Issue 505) - speaking, vocabulary, reading, focus on language of generalisations and writing practice

Media:Women and Men.pptx

Media:Women and Men.pdf

THE RICH, THE POOR AND THE EARTH - Intermediate - 1.5-2 hrs (from July/Aug Issue 504) - reading, speaking, collocations and writing (formal letter)

Media:The rich, the poor and the earth.pptx

Media:The rich, the poor and the earth.pdf


EQUALITY IN HISTORY - Pre-Intermediate - 1.5-2 hrs (from July/Aug Issue 504) - reading, speaking and grammar (past simple)

Media:Equality in history.pptx

Media:Equality in history.pdf

HOMELESSNESS - Intermediate - 1.5 hrs (from June Issue 503) - skills development: speaking, reading, writing



FREEDOM FOR WEST PAPUA?- Intermediate - 1.5-2 hrs (from May Issue 502) - vocabulary, reading and speaking.

Media:Freedom for West Papua?.pptx

Media:Freedom for West Papua?.pdf


XENOPHOBIA- Intermediate - 1-2 hrs (from April Issue 501) - vocabulary, reading, speaking and writing.



WHAT IS COURAGE?- Intermediate - 2-2.5 hrs (from March Issue 500) - vocabulary, reading, speaking and grammar ('I wonder ...').

Media:What is courage.pptx

Media:What is courage.pdf


INDIA'S WOMEN MARCH- Pre-Intermediate - 2 hrs (from March Issue 500) - vocabulary, reading, speaking and writing

Media:India's women march.pptx

Media:India's women march.pdf

THEN AND NOW - Intermediate - 1.5- 2 hrs (from Jan / Feb Issue 499) - speaking, grammar (used to + optional present perfect), reading and vocabulary

Media:Then and now.pptx

Media:Then and now.pdf


SHORT NEWS STORIES FROM 2016- Upper Intermediate - 1.5 hrs (from Jan / Feb Issue 499) - reading, speaking and grammar (passives)

Media:Short news stories from 2016.pptx

Media:Short news stories from 2016.pdf


Have you used some of these lessons? What works / what doesn't? - please let us know at: [email protected] And follow us on Twitter: @EasierNewInt for new lessons and articles.


lessons about refugees, smoking and power, languages etc

lessons about food, money, feminism, climate change, gold, Cuba etc.

lessons about democracy, drugs, the organ trade, charities etc.

lessons about fracking, debt, countries, land grabs, world progress etc.


Or simply use any of the other texts (look up by clicking on each issue or selecting topics that interest you from "categories" in similar ways. These texts are ideal for use with learners of intermediate level or above - they can select their own text and then report back, or in one-to-one lessons (including Skype lessons) - also see:

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