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Urban Social Issues Free ESL Lesson Download

Urban Social Issues Free ESL Lesson Download

This advanced lesson plan introduces new vocabulary related to pollution, poverty, and other issues found in urban settings. It provides plenty of thought-provoking questions to get your students talking.

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March 24, 2021
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  1. Urban Social Issues Off2Class Lesson Plan ESL Lesson Plan ©

    2014-2021 Global Online Language Services Inc.
  2. © 2014-2021 Global Online Language Services Inc. Thank you for

    downloading your FREE Off2Class lesson plan! This teacher-led lesson plan is designed using the communicative approach - perfect for teaching students online or in any screen-enabled classroom. To access the Teacher Notes and Answer Key, or to assign homework, click here to set up your FREE Off2class account. Don’t forget to join the discussion on Facebook to get access to other great tools for online ESL instruction.
  3. Urban versus rural living What are the advantages of living

    in an urban area and what are the advantages of living in a rural area? Do you live in an urban or a rural area? © 2014-2021 Global Online Language Services Inc.
  4. Challenges of urban living What are some of the most

    common issues in modern urban communities? © 2014-2021 Global Online Language Services Inc.
  5. Social issues addiction poverty unemployment alcohol over population drug dependency

    ghetto infrastructure youth health issues uneducated the elderly © 2014-2021 Global Online Language Services Inc.
  6. What about in your country? What are the biggest problems

    in the larger cities in your country? How are these problems being dealt with? © 2014-2021 Global Online Language Services Inc.
  7. Poverty Is poverty becoming the most important social issue in

    modern urban areas? How are the poor treated in your country? © 2014-2021 Global Online Language Services Inc.
  8. Words for urban issues… lack access to something marginalized investment

    in something obsolete crumbling homeless isolated run-down © 2014-2021 Global Online Language Services Inc.
  9. What are some of the possible ways for the authorities

    to deal with these social issues? government departments benefits / payments public programs social welfare long-term projects © 2014-2021 Global Online Language Services Inc.
  10. Graffiti Is graffiti an art form? Should graffiti artists be

    promoted instead of being persecuted? © 2014-2021 Global Online Language Services Inc.
  11. Infrastructure How important is it for a city to have

    good infrastructure? © 2014-2021 Global Online Language Services Inc.
  12. Pollution What are the biggest contributing factors to urban pollution?

    Is pollution one of the major issues in urban areas? © 2014-2021 Global Online Language Services Inc.
  13. David Suzuki Discuss this quote ‘Ultimately we need to recognize

    that while humans continue to build urban landscapes, we share these spaces with others species.’ What impacts does urban lifestyle have on the other species, such as birds, animals, fish, plants, etc.? © 2014-2021 Global Online Language Services Inc.
  14. Carroll Bryant Discuss this quote ‘I saw America's economy last

    night, people raiding dumpsters at a higher rate than normal in my home town. Digging through garbage shouldn't be a career. Thanks Democrats. Thanks Republicans.’ Do you think politics and politicians are responsible for having so many homeless and poor people? How about financial institutions and capitalism? © 2014-2021 Global Online Language Services Inc.
  15. More to talk about! Are drug dependency and other addictions

    related only to the poor and the urban areas? Are gangs and gang related violence a big issue in your country? What can be done to keep the youth away from the gangs and the streets? © 2014-2021 Global Online Language Services Inc.
  16. More to talk about! What are some possible solutions for

    the overpopulation problem in urban areas? What are the biggest challenges that health systems have to face in large cities? © 2014-2021 Global Online Language Services Inc.