Last week many of you asked about what was happening in Baltimore, so this week we turned to the United States to discuss race conflicts in Baltimore and beyond.
To practice your listening skills, learners can try a listening exercise about the International Day of Elimination of Discrimination: mp3 with transcript.
For original version, try the video A Tale of Two Baltimores or one of the episodes of the critically acclaimed film Eyes on the Prize.
Learners can try a text about fighting racism in Australia.
For original version reading, read about A fascinating map of the world’s most and least racially tolerant countries, or an interesting NY Times' artilce, What Came Before Balitmore's Riots.
Before starting the writing, watch this short video about discrimination. Are you surprised by the way the people react? How do you think you would react if you saw something like this? What does it reveal about unconscious discrimination?