Christmas: C is for Consumerism.

Actualizado: 24 dic 2021

Topics: General English – consumerism – mental health – environment - traditions

Level: A2+/B1 and above.

Skills: Speaking, Reading and Writing.

Aims:

  • To discuss the meaning of Christmas and different traditions and festivities around the world.

  • To discuss the importance of gift giving in students’ cultures.

  • To discuss positive and negative aspects of buying presents.

  • To make predictions before reading a text.

  • To read for gist and detail.

  • To express opinion and feelings.

  • To discuss the influence of the media on consumerism and think of different ways of stopping /reducing this phenomenon.

  • To write an opinion essay.

Use of language and lexis:

  • To use different tenses to talk about their past and current traditions.

  • To learn / review collocations related to Christmas.

  • To learn / review prepositions that are used with the noun “Christmas” (on, at, during)

  • To review linking words of contrast, result, addition.

  • To review vocabulary to express opinion and feelings.


Link to original article: https://www.alustforlife.com/tools/mental-health/the-madness-of-christmas-shopping-dont-let-consumerism-consume-you



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