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72 consumerism

Consumerism

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

Printable Lesson

PDFs:

  • 1–2 hours
  • 4 pages
Tasks
  • reading
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • discussion questions
  • audio
Vocabulary
  • consumerism
  • keep up with the Joneses
  • epidemic
  • guilty pleasure
  • high
  • minimalism
  • one in/one out
  • have-not
  • shake one’s head
  • shocked
Tasks

Title

Due

  • Warm-Up
  • Vocabulary Preview A
  • Vocabulary Preview B
  • Read & Listen
  • Comprehension
  • Vocabulary Review
  • Discussion
  • Homework
  • Listen & Type