Don't forget that at the end of this month we are going to have our first extra activity! Friday November 26th at 18:30 those of you how are interested in practicing your English outside the classroom can join us for an Art Walk in Logroño. We are going to visit an exhibit entitled Lo que mira by Francisco Gestal at La Lonja Galería on Beratúa 39/41. Please email if you would like to come!
This week we discussed charities, NGOs, charitable foundations and different ways we can give back to the community.
Learners should try an activity from Breaking News English, Charity - Breaking News English which is available in a variety of levels and speeds.
For original version listening, try a TED talk such as The way we think about charity is dead wrong or YOU ARE THE FUTURE OF PHILANTHROPY .
Learners can try a reading activity about Waste not want not: Food projects in the UK,
Five reasons why you should check out charity shops, or about Voluntourism – a new trend of volunteer tourism..
For original version, read an article called The Billionaire Philanthropist, or Jeff Bezos: Hero or Villain?
For writing this week, please write an essay responding to the following prompt:
Some people prefer to provide help and support directly to those in need. Others however prefer to give money to national and international charitable organisations.
Discuss both these views and give your own opinion.