Hi everybody! Welcome back after the holidays. I hope you all enjoyed the break! Don't forget that January is a great time to revisit your goals and get back to study routines.
This week we discussed one of my resolutions for this month after the excess of the holidays, to buy nothing new!
Learners can check out a listening comprehension activity about Buy Nothing Day, usually "celebrated" in November as a contrast to Black Friday or about how Gift Economies Strengthen Communities.
For original version listening, listen to an episode from the Buy Nothing Pocdast.
Learners can try reading an article from British Council about the Buy Nothing Movement with reading comprehension questions.
For original version, check out an article from the Guardian about Buy Nothing Groups around the world.
This week for writing, please write an essay about the Buy Nothing movement. What are the motivations to participate? What are the challenges? Would you ever consider trying it?