ESL etc.

Global Issues and Activism in English Language Teaching

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Entries Tagged as 'child labor'


July 15th, 2009 · 6 Comments

Worldmapper has a large collection of world maps that display various issues in a simple yet effective way. They expand each country to illustrate their share in a given issue. For example, the map below illustrates each country’s proportion of the world’s child labor. Worldmapper has maps on many, many topics, including poverty, gender empowerment, […]

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Tags: blog · child labor · climate change · consumerism · cultural issues · environmental justice · environmental racism · fair trade · food and hunger · global issues activities · health · human rights · maps · natural disasters · peace and war · politics · poverty & wealth · reading · the environment · visual prompts · water

New Internationalist: Global Issues for Learners of English

May 22nd, 2009 · No Comments

The New Internationalist has a collection of global issues articles written specifically for learners of English. They have articles on globalization, the environment, human rights and war. They haven’t updated the articles for several years, but the topics are still very relevant. One example that I like is a series of 5 stories told by […]

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Tags: blog · child labor · consumerism · cultural issues · ESL activity · fair trade · global issues activities · peace and war · poverty & wealth · reading · the environment