Third Term

World conflicts

  • Past and current conflicts: causes and consequences
  • Current conflicts: facts and figures: statistics: casualties and death toll, weapon expenditure
  • Media coverage of current conflicts: headlines
  • Web tools to locate and research world conflicts
  • International aid and intervention in war conflicts: the role of governmental agencies and NGOs
  • Personal narratives of people affected by war: the importance of word and image
  • War as an opportunity for business: pre-, and post-war
  • Give peace a chance: how to avoid war and overcome war
  • War and its consequences in film, literature and music
  • War in the digital age

Grammar: reported speech, sequencers, time markers, present perfect, modal verbs for obligation and deduction

Vocabulary: armed conflicts: weapons, censoring news, journalism, media, refugees

Phonetics: stress and intonation