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Cancel Culture

Discussion Starters

High Int – Adv

In this lesson, students read about cancel culture and discuss the ethics of this modern form of boycotting. Students get a chance to weigh in on several related topics including freedom of speech and social justice. This lesson includes a grammar review task on verb collocations.

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Vocabulary
  • boycott
  • shame
  • call someone out
  • reputation
  • hold accountable
  • objectionable
  • damage control
  • conformity
  • backlash
  • marginalized
  • elite
  • presumption
Grammar
  • collocations
PDF Content
  • warm-up
  • reading
  • vocabulary review
  • comprehension questions
  • discussion questions
  • research
  • listening
Task Content
  • Warm-Up Video(Reference)
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Read & Listen(Reference)
  • Quote A(Reference)
  • Comprehension(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Vocabulary Review A(Type in the Blanks)
  • Vocabulary Review B(Multiple-Choice)
  • Grammar Review(Reference)
  • Grammar Practice(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Quote B(Reference)
  • Discussion(Reference)
  • Research (Open-Ended Questions)
  • Listen & Type(Type in the Blanks)
  • Personal Response(Speaking Task)