This week our topic turned to different social problems prevalent in our society: homelessness, unemployment, alcoholism, and drugs, to name but a few.
This week, learners can try listening about Homelessness in California or an interview with a homeless person.
For original version listen to a story about how Colorado's Pot Industry Looks to Move Past Stereotypes or the award-winning documentary Homeless in America.
Learners can read about homelessness in Zimbabwe, or Alcoholism: Russia's National Disaster.
For original version, read Invisible Child about the 22,000 homeless children of New York. Or read an article about Vancouver plans to end homelessness by 2015.
Try some creative writing this week. Choose one of the relevant social issues we discussed this week and write a text from the perspective of someone suffering from one of these social problems. What is their day to day like? How do they feel? What is their future?