This week's conversation was based on a great NYT series called 24 Hours in America, highlighting some of those aspects of life in my country that are not often represented in the media. Check out the full article here.
Writing: Most people have a lot of conceptions about the U.S. due to its widespread representation in pop culture such as film, movies, and music videos. Please write an essay about what images are often represented and wether you think these are accurate or not. Best, Kelly
For original version try one of several articles from the Huffington Post about the Tiny House Movement.
Writing: Please write an article about how housing as changed over the last decades in Spain: buying, renting, living with family, unconventional living situations. What is the future of housing in your country? Best, Kelly
For original version, try one of the talks from TED.com having to do with real estate.
Reading: Learners can read an article about how people in New Zealand have taken measures to aid their housing crisis.
For something a bit more challenging, you could try any of the articles from Longreads about housing.
Writing: For writing this week, try writing a detailed description of your house. You could check some of the descriptions on Airbnb.com to get some ideas about some of the vocabulary and structures commonly used for this task. Best, Kelly