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Over 140 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?

Select a topic that interests you/your learners - the ppt version (can be 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. Lessons are divided into levels, accessed by clicking the links below: Pre-Intermediate (CEFR A2), Intermediate (B1), Upper Intermediate (B2) and Advanced (C1).


Index to Ready Lessons: Grammar

Grammar Level Topic/Title Link

Agreement/Disagreement + modal verbs Intermediate Argue Better https://eewiki.newint.org/index.php?title=Issue_480

Agreement & Disagreement, Managing a Discussion Upper Intermediate Politics & Religion

                                                                          Argue Even better	                https://eewiki.newint.org/index.php?title=Issue_517

Articles Intermediate Capitalism

                                                                          What is Capitalism?	                https://eewiki.newint.org/index.php?title=Issue_484


Collocation Intermediate Climate Emergency

                                                                          The rich, the poor, and the earth	https://eewiki.newint.org/index.php?title=Issue_504       
       

Collocations Upper Intermediate Tax avoidance Tax https://eewiki.newint.org/index.php?title=Issue_498

Comparative correlative – the more… the more Intermediate Happiness

                                                                          Money
                                                                          The More Money We Have	        https://eewiki.newint.org/index.php?title=Issue_478

Comparative & Superlative of adjectives Upper Intermediate World Peace

                                                                          World Peace	                        https://eewiki.newint.org/index.php?title=Issue_515

Comparing Questions Elementary Languages https://eewiki.newint.org/index.php?title=Issue_473

Comparison Pre-Intermediate Fundamentalism

                                                                          Fundamentalism and the UK	        https://eewiki.newint.org/index.php?title=Issue_483

Comparison Pre-Intermediate Other Countries https://eewiki.newint.org/index.php?title=Issue_483

Complaint language Upper Intermediate Mining

                                                                          Problems	                        https://eewiki.newint.org/index.php?title=Issue_517
 

Conditionals: all/any Upper Intermediate World News

                                                                          News around the world	        https://eewiki.newint.org/index.php?title=Issue_509

Conditional: first conditional for options Intermediate+ Climate emergency, Health

                                                                          Care, the Climate, and Grammar	https://eewiki.newint.org/index.php?title=Issue_528

Conditionals – first, second, third Upper Intermediate Charities and NGOs https://eewiki.newint.org/index.php?title=Issue_478

Conditional: second conditional for hypotheses Intermediate Photos

                                                                          Letter from Dhaka	                https://eewiki.newint.org/index.php?title=Issue_519

Conditional: second conditional/hypotheses Intermediate Food

                                                                          Wild food	                        https://eewiki.newint.org/index.php?title=Issue_529

Conditionals: second conditional for hypotheses Upper Intermediate World Peace https://eewiki.newint.org/index.php?title=Issue_515


Conditional: second conditional for hypotheses Upper Intermediate Veganism

                                                                          Vegan World	                        https://eewiki.newint.org/index.php?title=Issue_521

Conditionals: third conditional for criticism Intermediate Rana Plaza and Trade Unions https://eewiki.newint.org/index.php?title=Issue_495 of past actions Conditional: third conditional Intermediate Protest

                                                                          Protests	                        https://eewiki.newint.org/index.php?title=Issue_464
 

Conditional: zero, first, second Upper Intermediate Health

                                                                          Health for the world	                https://eewiki.newint.org/index.php?title=Issue_457

Contrast linkers Intermediate+ Contrasts https://eewiki.newint.org/index.php?title=Issue_528

Contrast linkers Intermediate Pollution

                                                                          The Air we Breathe	                https://eewiki.newint.org/index.php?title=Issue_526
                                 

Contrast linkers Intermediate Conservation

                                                                          Conservation – good or bad?	        https://eewiki.newint.org/index.php?title=Issue_524

Error correction Intermediate+ Disability

                                                                          We are able	                        https://eewiki.newint.org/index.php?title=Issue_467

Generalisation language Upper Intermediate Gender Differences

                                                                          Women and Men	                https://eewiki.newint.org/index.php?title=Issue_506


Get used to Intermediate Education https://eewiki.newint.org/index.php?title=Issue_479

I wonder + why/if/what/how Intermediate Activism

                                                                          What is Courage?	                https://eewiki.newint.org/index.php?title=Issue_500	

Modal verbs Intermediate Climate Emergency

                                                                          Extinction Rebellion          	https://eewiki.newint.org/index.php?title=Issue_523
        

Modal verbs of Advice Intermediate Climate Emergency

                                                                          Should we…?	                        https://eewiki.newint.org/index.php?title=Issue_523

Modal verbs – could/should/must for obligation Pre-Intermediate Climate Emergency /necessity/possibility Climate Talks https://eewiki.newint.org/index.php?title=Issue_487

Modal verbs: have to, can, can’t Pre-Intermediate Human Rights for obligation & permission Sport https://eewiki.newint.org/index.php?title=Issue_490


Modal verbs - obligation/no obligation Intermediate Voting https://eewiki.newint.org/index.php?title=Issue_481

Modals: should, ought to, why don’t we? Intermediate Rich or poor? https://eewiki.newint.org/index.php?title=Issue_459

Passive Intermediate+ Animals

                                                                          The animals we need	                https://eewiki.newint.org/index.php?title=Issue_529

Passives Upper Intermediate World News

                                                                          Short News Stories from 2016	        https://eewiki.newint.org/index.php?title=Issue_499

Passives: all/any Upper Intermediate World News

                                                                          News around the world	        https://eewiki.newint.org/index.php?title=Issue_509

Passive: present simple Intermediate Animals

                                                                          Turkeys, bees, and whales	        https://eewiki.newint.org/index.php?title=Issue_462

Past simple: narrative Intermediate Taking the knee

                                                                          Kneeling	                        https://eewiki.newint.org/index.php?title=Issue_498

Past Simple & Present Perfect Simple Intermediate Veganism

                                                                          Vegetarianism
                                                                          Cowspiracy	                        https://eewiki.newint.org/index.php?title=Issue_485

Past Simple – regular and irregular - narrative Pre-Intermediate Women

                                                                          Women and Clothes	                https://eewiki.newint.org/index.php?title=Issue_484

Past simple – regular and irregular verbs Pre-intermediate+ Equality for narrative/history Equality in History https://eewiki.newint.org/index.php?title=Issue_504


Prediction language – lexical expressions Upper Intermediate Robotics

                                                                          The Future with Robots	        https://eewiki.newint.org/index.php?title=Issue_507

Present Continuous & Present Perfect Intermediate Modern Slavery

                                                                          No to Modern Slavery	                https://eewiki.newint.org/index.php?title=Issue_496

Present Simple: habits, states, Elementary Plastic https://eewiki.newint.org/index.php?title=Issue_516 scientific facts


Punctuation, Spelling, Error Correction Intermediate World Energy https://eewiki.newint.org/index.php?title=Issue_480

Questions: past simple Upper Intermediate Marielle Franco

                                                                          Marielle Franco	                https://eewiki.newint.org/index.php?title=Issue_510


Questions – past and present simple Intermediate Women’s Rights, Afghanistan

                                                                          Jamila Afghani	                https://eewiki.newint.org/index.php?title=Issue_506

Questions – wh- + present simple Pre-Intermediate Languages

                                                                          English for Peace	                https://eewiki.newint.org/index.php?title=Issue_492

Questions: yes/no Intermediate Migration

                                                                          Who to Save?                  	https://eewiki.newint.org/index.php?title=Issue_524

Requests Intermediate Refugees, Afghanistan

                                                                          The Mother of Education	        https://eewiki.newint.org/index.php?title=Issue_495

so + adjective that… Pre-Intermediate Burkina Faso

                                                                          Water	                        https://eewiki.newint.org/index.php?title=Issue_494

Tenses – Present Simple, Past Simple, Pre-Intermediate Refugees Present Perfect Stories – Helping Refugees https://eewiki.newint.org/index.php?title=Issue_489


Tenses review Intermediate Gold https://eewiki.newint.org/index.php?title=Issue_475

Used to Intermediate Smoking

                                                                          Health
                                                                          India
                                                                          Fighting for India’s Health	        https://eewiki.newint.org/index.php?title=Issue_482


Verbs Prepositions Articles Upper Intermediate Forests, illegal logging

                                                                          Where are the forests going?	        https://eewiki.newint.org/index.php?title=Issue_472

I wonder + why/if/what/how Intermediate Activism What is Courage? https://eewiki.newint.org/index.php?title=Issue_500

MOST RECENT LESSONS:

FREEDOM FOOD - a 2hr Intermediate + lesson (from March / April issue 530) - including speaking, reading, vocabulary, writing and language of suggestions and (dis)agreement:

Here are two versions of this lesson: powerpoint (can be adapted) and PDF:

Media:Freedom food.pptx

Media:Freedom food.pdf

WOMEN AND PEACE.- a 1-hr Intermediate + lesson (from May / June Issue 531) - including reading, gap-fill and speaking

Here are two versions of this lesson: powerpoint (can be adapted) and PDF:

Media:Women and peace.pptx

Media:Women and peace.pdf

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TRUTH OR LIES - a 1 - 2hr Intermediate + lesson (from March / April issue 530) - including speaking, reading, vocabulary and formal letter writing

Here are two versions of this lesson: powerpoint (can be adapted) and PDF:

Media:Truth or lies.pptx

Media:Truth or lies.pdf

THE ANIMALS WE NEED.- a 1-2 hr Intermediate + lesson (from January / February Issue 529) - including reading, vocabulary, grammar (passive) and writing

Here are two versions of this lesson: powerpoint (can be adapted) and PDF:

Media:THE ANIMALS WE NEED.pptx

Media:THE ANIMALS WE NEED.pdf

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NATURE.- a 1-2 hr Intermediate + lesson (from January / February Issue 529) - including quizzes, ordering sentences and words, reading, speaking and making posters / banners / leaflets

Here are two versions of this lesson: powerpoint (can be adapted) and PDF:

Media:Nature.pptx

Media:Nature.pdf

HELP NATURE!.- a 1-2 hr Pre-intermediate + lesson (from January / February Issue 529) - including quiz, vocabulary, ordering words, reading, matching and making protest banners

Here are two versions of this lesson: powerpoint (can be adapted) and PDF:

Media:Help nature!.pptx

Media:Help nature!.pdf

WILD FOOD.- a 1-2 hr Intermediate + lesson (from January / February Issue 529) - including speaking, grammar (hypothetical conditional) reading and writing (an article)

Here are two versions of this lesson: powerpoint (can be adapted) and PDF:

Media:Wild food.pptx

Media:Wild food.pdf

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PLANET FARM.- a 1-2 hr Intermediate + lesson (from January / February Issue 529) - including speaking, reading, vocabulary and writing (formal letter)

Here are two versions of this lesson: powerpoint (can be adapted) and PDF:

Media:Planet farm.pptx

Media:Planet farm.pdf

CARE, THE CLIMATE, AND GRAMMAR.- a 1-2 hr Intermediate + lesson (from November / December Issue 528) - including speaking, reading and grammar (conditionals)

Here are two versions of this lesson: powerpoint (can be adapted) and PDF:

Media:Care, the climate, and grammar.pptx

Media:Care, the climate, and grammar.pdf

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CONTRASTS.- a 2 hr Intermediate + lesson (from November / December Issue 528) - including speaking, reading, grammar (linkers of contrast) and error correction

Here are two versions of this lesson: powerpoint (can be adapted) and PDF:

Media:Contrasts.pptx

Media:Contrasts.pdf

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FOOD PROJECTS.- a 2 hr Intermediate + lesson (from November / December Issue 528) - including speaking, vocabulary, reading and writing

Here are two versions of this lesson: powerpoint (can be adapted) and PDF:

Media:Food projects.pptx

Media:Food projects.pdf

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AND MANY MORE LESSONS - CLICK ON THESE LINKS:

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.

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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