72 consumerism

Consumerism

  • Int
  • 1–2 hours
  • 4

Do you work hard to keep up with the Joneses? Students discuss the growing epidemic of consumerism in wealthy countries.

Lesson Audio
Lesson Tasks
  • reading
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • discussion questions
  • audio
Vocabulary
  • consumerism
  • keep up with the Jones’s
  • epidemic
  • guilty pleasure
  • high
  • minimalism
  • one in - one out
  • have-not
  • shake one’s head
  • shocked