Income Inequality

Class Overview: This is an intermediate level class to help you learn how to talk about income inequality in English. You'll learn over 25 new vocabulary words and expressions and you will have a chance to read about, listen to, write about and speak about income inequality. The teacher will give every student feedback on their work.
Class Objectives: Learn how to talk about income inequality in English using 25 new vocabulary words and expressions.
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Teacher

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Experience: > 5 years
TESOL Certification: None
Hourly Rate: $40
Language Skills: Grammar, Integrated, Listening, Pronunciation, Reading, Speaking, Vocabulary, Writing

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Class outline

Lesson 1: What is Income Inequality?

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This lesson will explain the meaning of income inequality.

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Definition of Income Inequality

Interactive Content

This interactive presentation will teach you the meaning of "income inequality."

In this lesson, you will listen to a recording from Voice of America about income inequality.

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VOA: Richest 1% to Own Half the World's Wealth by 2016

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Listen to the audio first, then read the text.  It's ok if you don't understand all the words or expressions.  We'll learn all the words and expressions in the next lesson.

 

Lesson 3: Key Vocabulary and Expressions

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This is the main lesson for the class, where you will learn all of the new vocabulary words from the recording you just listened to. There are two groups of flashcards and several interactive exercises to help you learn the vocabulary and expressions.

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Income Inequality Flashcards - set 1

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Review the vocabulary words and expressions.  Listen to the audio and test yourself.

Income Inequality Vocabulary Exercise 1

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Test how well you remember the first ten new vocabulary words.

Income Inequality Vocabulary Set 1audio

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Try listening to the vocabulary and definitions to help you remember.  

Income Inequality Writing Question

Text Question

Now you need to write a short text using some of the new vocabulary words.  Every student will get feedback from the teacher.  If you would like feedback from other students in the class, please post your text in the class forum.

Income Inequality Flashcards - Set 2

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This is the second group of vocabulary words to learn.  

Income Inequality Vocabulary Exercise 2

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Test how well you can remember the new vocabulary.

Income Inequality Vocabulary Exercise 3

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For your final project in this class, you'll record a video of yourself talking about income inequality.

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Final Project

Video Question

This is the last project in this class.  It is a graded video question where you will need to talk about income inequality in your country or another country you know.  If you would like to receive comments from other students, please also post your video in the class forum.

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