Resource Books for Teachers: Global Issues

Paperback | October 13, 2004

byRicardo Sampedro, Susan HillyardEditorAlan Maley

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This book focuses on language learning as a natural way to foster cross-cultural understanding and uses a variety of hands-on techniques to tackle stereotypes and cultural barriers. The book raises awareness of global and social issues via art, music, drama, and games. It encouragesreflection, critical thinking, and a questioning attitude, with many opportunities for improving communication skills through open discussion, reasoning, and putting forward different points of view.

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This book focuses on language learning as a natural way to foster cross-cultural understanding and uses a variety of hands-on techniques to tackle stereotypes and cultural barriers. The book raises awareness of global and social issues via art, music, drama, and games. It encouragesreflection, critical thinking, and a questioning attit...

Alan Maley is currently a freelance consultant, and Series Editor for the Oxford University Press Resource Books for Teachers series.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:158 pages, 9.69 × 6.77 × 0.39 inPublished:October 13, 2004Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0194371816

ISBN - 13:9780194371810

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Table of Contents

ForewordAlan MaleyIntroductionActivitiesbr /1 Greetings and introductions2 Everyday customs and habits3 Names and families4 Flags5 The UK6 Stamps7 Houses and homes8 Jobs for men and women9 Pets10 Food11 Drink12 School life13 Clothes14 Sport15 Holidays16 Souvenirs17 Shopping18 Cities19 Transport20 Parks21 Weather and climate22 Health and fitness23 Superstitions24 Politeness and social behaviour25 Humour26 Music27 Celebrities28 Inventors and discoverers29 International English30 Festivals and celebrations