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This is the social issues section of the site where teachers can find worksheets on topics such as being polite, drug abuse, and child labor. Currently there are 224 social issues worksheets that you can print and use in your own lessons. This worksheet contains a lot of activities based on a reading passage about a study of polite behavior in the United Kingdom. It is for intermediate students and includes some nice practice activities for using comparative and superlative adjectives. You can download the worksheet for free to see if it is suitable for your students; use as many or as few of the activities as you choose and make changes if necessary. There are other worksheets too including listening activities based on songs so take a look at some of them too.

Social issues are important in today’s world. More and more people are taking an interest in events that occur in places hundreds of miles away from where they live. While every country and community has its own social issues, we often focus on the ones facing people in other parts of the world. It is important for students to reflect on the issues their community has, but in a classroom setting it could be less controversial to choose other topics and then relate them to the local community. What you choose to discuss in your classroom will depend on the age of your students and their interests as well as what your school deems acceptable material.

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Solving problems at a business meeting

Solving problems at a business meeting

Jiřina
  Print the worksheets for pupils to work in pairs. One student reads the problem the second tries to find a solution. Students can take turns to discuss the problems in the worksheet and ...
1 Views 6,228 Pre-IntInt
Equal Pay

Equal Pay

Guilherme G Tidon
  This worksheet uses a video from elllo.org to discuss the issue of equal pay between men and women in France. There is some vocabulary work and functions to make suggestions. You can use ...
1 Views 3,499 IntAdv
Talking about World News

Talking about World News

Pocket Passport
  An interactive lesson with visual aids to keep students engaged and to learn and remember. Students watch the animated video, answer listening comprehension questions and use illustrated ...
1 Views 4,555 Pre-IntIntAdvExam
Storytelling about Bullying

Storytelling about Bullying

Pocket Passport
    This storytelling activity has visual aids that can be used to pre-teach vocabulary (depending on student level). It contains illustrations and text boxes that can be cut out and ...
1 Views 4,567 All
Caring & Sharing During the Pandemic

Caring & Sharing During the Pandemic

Pocket Passport
Teach vocabulary and expressions that focus on the positive things that are happening in the world during the global pandemic. Storytelling with illustrations is a powerful technique to get your ...
1 Views 10,763 All
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COVID-19 Speaking & Writing Assignment

COVID-19 Speaking & Writing Assignment

Anse Noira
» Social Issues
I this topic created to let our students learn more vocabularies about COVID-19, which I collected from newspapers, videos and other resources that I have been using recently. The activities rela ...
1 Views 5,777 IntAdv
Eiffel Tower Reopens - Listening Comprehension & Speaking

Eiffel Tower Reopens - Listening Comprehension & Speaking

Anastasiia
The tasks help to develop students’ listening comprehension and are followed by a speaking assignment. The tasks focus on listening for specific information and can be used to work on Engli ...
1 Views 4,901 Pre-IntInt
COVID-19 And The Economy

COVID-19 And The Economy

Anastasiia
, Social Issues,
The tasks can be used for independent studies or distance-learning classes. The worksheet is based on the video that discusses the impact of Covid-19 pandemic on global economy. The tasks focus o ...
1 Views 8,194 Pre-IntInt
Loneliness - A Video Lesson

Loneliness - A Video Lesson

This 45-60 minute lesson is based on a really insightful animated video. It raises awareness about loneliness, its causes, and possbile ways to fight it. The video has several parts, and there ar ...
1 Views 11,446 IntAdvExam
Art As a From of Resistance During the Holocaust PowerPoint

Art As a From of Resistance During the Holocaust PowerPoint

Anastasiia
Social Issues, ,
The lesson introduces students to the art created by the persecuted Jews, namely teenagers, during the Holocaust. The lesson focuses on the use of drawings as the way to resist oppression and per ...
1 Views 5,886 Pre-IntInt
'Hills Like White Elephants' Hemingway Short Story

'Hills Like White Elephants' Hemingway Short Story

Ann Zelevskaya
This worksheet contains some tasks on vocabulary and for analysis of Ernest Hemingway's short story "Hills Like White Elephants". The story is rather simple in terms of language, but the analysis ...
1 Views 13,128 IntAdv
Social English Conversations Speaking Cards

Social English Conversations Speaking Cards

Jiřina
The worksheet contains three types of excersices focusing on Social English conversations. I.Chain conversations - Give each of your students a social topic to talk about and let pupils to prepa ...
1 Views 68,794 Pre-IntInt
The History of Thanksgiving Lesson

The History of Thanksgiving Lesson

chocolate addict
This is designed for a two-hour class. I first use the quiz to see what the students know about Thanksgiving. Then they read the text and work on the questions. At the end, we work on the two sho ...
1 Views 24,013 Pre-IntIntAdv
Bad Habits Lesson Plan

Bad Habits Lesson Plan

Asmaa Zedan
This worksheet provides an example of a lesson plan for a vocabulary lesson titled "bad habits". It includes a detailed description of the activities that can be conducted in this lesson. This wo ...
1 Views 19,814 IntAdv
Shared Symbolism of Global Youth Unrest Article and Worksheet

Shared Symbolism of Global Youth Unrest Article and Worksheet

Tom Leventhall
» Social Issues
An activity for at least a good UpperInt class based on a blog post by economist Paul Mason (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-22976409). Activity begins with some introductory discussion, m ...
1 Views 3,745 AdvExam
Loneliness - A Video Lesson

Loneliness - A Video Lesson

This video is great for raising awareness about loneliness, its possible causes and how to help yourself or others who are in this situation. The worksheet provides you with some questions for dis ...
1 Views 16,048 IntAdvExam
Wonder (Film) Worksheet

Wonder (Film) Worksheet

Yolanda
, , Social Issues
Worksheet for when you watch Wonder in class. Here you can find some words the protagonist, Auggie, says about himself. There are some easy discussion questions on the film. There is also a true/f ...
1 Views 17,797 ElemPre-Int
Phubbing or Phone Addiction (Article and Activities)

Phubbing or Phone Addiction (Article and Activities)

chocolate addict
You will find activities linked to phubbing (phone + snubbing), which is the practise of snubbing someone, using your phone.   It starts with questions to get the students to speak, then a ...
1 Views 12,154 IntAdv
The DNA Journey

The DNA Journey

Monika Bojanowska-Kuchta
The DNA Journey is a project in which people from all over the world are asked to take a DNA test. It turns out they have much more in common with other nationalities than they thought ... The she ...
1 Views 19,822 Pre-IntIntAdv
White Helmet Heroes

White Helmet Heroes

Larysa Honcharuk
, Social Issues,
white-helmet-heroes.docx [74.12 Kb] (Count: 1659)A video-based activity about war in Syria and White Helmet Heroes. The worksheet can be a good conversation starter focusing on the notion of heroism and bravery as well as war ...
4 Views 9,387 IntAdvExam
Election Words Lesson

Election Words Lesson

Check out HelpTeaching.com's lesson about election words, and then have students download and complete the accompanying worksheet. This is great during fall and spring election season in the Unite ...
1 Views 10,443 IntAdvExam
Song Worksheet: The Cave by Mumford and Sons

Song Worksheet: The Cave by Mumford and Sons

I made this worksheet for my SAT students. I wanted them to read between the lines and analyse the song. 1- The first part is fill in the blanks. 2- The second part is expanding vocabulary by figu ...
6 Views 18,464 IntAdvExam
Song Worksheet: Man in the Mirror by Michael Jackson (Two Part Plan)

Song Worksheet: Man in the Mirror by Michael Jackson (Two Part Plan)

Dan Glucksnis
I used this lesson with middle school pre-intermediate and intermediate students. The worksheet has three parts, the first is a lyrics gap-fill to get students familiar with the lyrics. Part two a ...
6 Views 53,197 IntAdv
Conditional 2 and 3

Conditional 2 and 3

Belinda Moreno
As part of the interdisciplinary program we have at school this worksheet  is used to practice the use of conditional 2 and conditional 3 along with the first chapter about the French Revolut ...
4 Views 18,970 Int
Helping People- Charity Events

Helping People- Charity Events

Tajana
This worksheet contains four stories, students must choose one story and decide who of the four people they are going to help and then decide how they are going to help them to organize a charity ...
12 Views 60,075 IntAdv

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