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ACTIVITIES TO PRINT LESSON PLANS
CARTOONS LISTENING
CINEMA PICTURES
CONVERSATION QUESTIONS SONGS
GAME TO PRINT VIDEOS
INFORMATION VOCABULARY
INTERACTIVE ACTIVITIES WEBQUEST
INTERACTIVE GAME  

(Created on 22/05/2016)



 

VOCABULARY:

 

INFORMATION:

 

  • Fair trade
    "Fair trade means that the producer receives a guaranteed and fair price for their product regardless of the price on the world market. This means their quality of life should improve, as well as the long-term prospects for their children...
    About 5 million people benefit from Fair Trade in 58 countries.
    Fair trade products are becoming more widespread and include tea, coffee, sugar, chocolate and cotton. "

    (BBC)

 

PICTURES:

 

 


 


 

 

LISTENING:

 

CONVERSATION QUESTIONS:

  • How fair is Fairtrade?
    "The Fairtrade label is increasingly common. But while shoppers seem keen to pay a little over the odds for fair trade products, some observers question how effective it really is in helping developing world farmers."
    (BBC)

 

INTERACTIVE ACTIVITIES:

 

ACTIVITIES TO PRINT:

LESSON PLANS:

The Curriculum:

  • Coffee - a lesson
    (breakingnewsenglish.com)
    See: 5. TWO-MINUTE COFFEE DEBATES
    "We should buy fair trade coffee and help the poor coffee farmers, not multi-national coffee companies. Vs. Fair trade coffee is too expensive."

 

WEBQUEST:

  • WebQuest: Fair Trade Challenge
    "This webquest will help students understand the 9 principles of Fair Trade and the importance of empowering Third World Countries."

    (zunal.com)

 

INTERACTIVE GAME:

  • Fair Trade - Interactive game
    "Do you know where in the world your clothes were made?
    Have you ever thought about how your clothes were produced?
    Join Frank on a fair trade journey to find out about globalisation and fair trade."
    (BBC)


GAME TO PRINT:


CARTOONS:

 

SONGS:

  • Fredrika Stahl - Tomorrow - Song
    (YouTube)
    + LYRICS:
    "Climb to the top to the tree
    The sky is too covered to see
    A picture of the horizon
    A place where we can build a home
    Fight it out. Loose or win
    Can't let go, won't give in
    The whole world is on hold now
    We'll do anything to survive..."

    (lyricsmania.com)

 

 

VIDEOS:

  • Fair Trade explained in under 2 minutes - 28 june 2011
    "At the heart of everything we do at Fair Trade USA is our ultimate goal to alleviate poverty among farming communities around the world. If you're reading this blog, you understand that one way we do that is by helping consumers and businesses understand how they can make every purchase matter."

    (YouTube)

 

  • World first Cannes 2014: Chopard's reveals fairmined gold Palme d'Or
    "Maria Doulton visits the biggest star of Cannes 2014: The very first fairtrade gold Chopard Palme d'Or. 'We are so excited about this groundbreaking world first,' says Livia Firth. 'Chopard is not only bringing Fairmined gold to the very core of cinema and one of the biggest red carpet festivals in the world, but cementing it into the very heart of the festival - the Palm d'Or - is incredibly exciting'."

    (YouTube)

 

 

  • The Nobel Peace Prize Medal in Fairmined Gold - 2 December 2015
    "This video uploaded with permission from ‘Samlerhuset/the Norwegian Mint’ shows the journey of the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize medal from the mine in Colombia to its award at Oslo City Hall."
    (YouTube)

 

  • Coldplay's Chris Martin for the Make Trade Fair campaign
    "Oxfam America and Make Trade Fair teamed up to send Coldplay's Chris Martin to Africa to see firsthand the extreme poverty endured by so many and how fair trade in these areas can improve the lives of those who live and work there."

    (YouTube)

 

  • Fair Trade: Every Purchase Matters - 28 September 2011
    "When you buy Fair Trade Certified goods you are making a choice that means quality products, improved lives and environmental protection."

    (YouTube)





CINEMA:

  • Demain (English: Tomorrow)[2] "is a 2015 French documentary film directed by Cyril Dion and Mélanie Laurent.
    Faced with a future that scientists say concern, the film has the distinction of not giving in catastrophism.
    Optimistically, it identifies initiatives that have proven themselves in ten countries around the world:
    concrete examples of solutions to environmental and social challenges of the twenty-first century,
    be it agriculture, energy, economy, education and governance."

    (Wikipedia)




    TOMORROW - Trailer
    "Tomorrow - Cyril Dion and Mélanie Laurent
    Many things have been tried to resolve the ecological and economic crises. They haven’t really worked.
    According to Nobel Peace Prize laureate Mohammed Yunnus, the strongest driving force in human beings is their desire and their imagination.
    He believes that today we must make films and tell stories that spark the desire to build another world.
    This is what Cyril Dion and Mélanie Laurent decided to do by lining up known solutions in all spheres side-by-side to show what our society could look like tomorrow…"

    (YouTube)