Books - Linda Ruas

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Global Justice in Easier English by Linda Ruas, published by New Internationalist, 2016.

3 short books of classroom tasks about various global issues, at Pre-Intermediate, Intermediate and Upper Intermediate levels. Intended to be used as a class set, in group work or for self-study, a full key to tasks is included:

A-Z of Global Issues by Julie Pratten, Linda Ruas and Helen Waldron, published by Academic Study Kit, 2017.

A resource book with class activities about various global issues: bees, activists, refugees, food banks etc :

Why Global Issues? by Linda Ruas, published by Academic Study Kit, 2017. A short book in both paperback and digital format, discussing why and how we can bring global issues into class:

Chapter 3: End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture in Integrating Global Issues in the Creative English Language Classroom Edited by Alan Maley and Nik Peachey, published by the British Council, 2017. With an introduction and practical tasks related to each of the United Nations 17 Sustainable Development Goals, this book aims to help teachers raise awareness of the SDGs and bring them into class creatively. Download it free here:

3 publications edited by Linda and published by IATEFL Global Issues SIG: Creating Change: Global Issues in ELT in Africa(2020) and Creating Global Change(2021), and The World around our Classrooms: Social Issues in Guinea Bissau (2023), available to download here:

Chapter: Humanizing the Other: How Teachers Can Help Refugees in Becoming a Community Engaged Language Educator: Engaging Students Within and Beyond the Classroom Walls Eds: Prof. Graham Victor Crookes, Dr. George Jacobs (Springer) (2022) (

Chapter, jointly written with A.Djau: Policy on global issues in Sub Saharan Africa: a possible role for ELT from examples in Guinea Bissau, Senegal and DRC in Interface between English language policies and practice Eds: E.Ekembe, E.Dwyer, L.Harvey (2023)