Trendy disscusion topics

TV/branding/influencers/lipstick/controversies

1 Advantages/disadvantages of watching TV

Students look at the pictures and use their own ideas to list the advantages and disadvantages of watching TV. Then they can listen to the audio and compare/add to their answers.

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2 Branding vocabulary and listening

This is a  Business English  exercise  introducing  vocabulary commonly used to talk about brands and branding. I made this worksheet a while ago but I realize that it was maybe too challenging. However, like many other exercises, the audio gives it context and has the additional benefit of being a listening exercise.

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3 Instagram influencer reading/audio comprehension

This is a reading comprehension exercise about a day in the life of an influencer.

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4 Lipstick reading/audio comprehension

The history of lipstick. It’s an interesting topic!

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5 Controversial  topics

  This is a brainstorming/ listening/ critical thinking discussion worksheet for talking about controversial topics. Students need to decide whether they are pro or con each issue and support their position with three reasons.

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