LO: To discuss the issues surrounding the word CHAV
• What is a CHAV?• In your pairs/groups define this term.
Definition of Chav              The Collins English Dictionary defines the word  chav as "derogatory slang" It says a c...
CHAV                     Who do you think created the term CHAV? Who does it benefit?
Plan B – Ill Manors               Watch the video for Ill Manors. What representation of British Youth do you see in  t...
The Guardian on Ill Manors                          Read The Guardians article on Plan B’s Ill Manors. What are the key...
Plan B on CHAV’s               Read the Newsbeat article on Plan B’s view on the  word CHAV. Do you agree with his comm...
Harry Brown, Eden Lake + Ill            Manors                         Compare the representations of British youth seen...
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Chav

  1. 1. LO: To discuss the issues surrounding the word CHAV
  2. 2. • What is a CHAV?• In your pairs/groups define this term.
  3. 3. Definition of Chav  The Collins English Dictionary defines the word chav as "derogatory slang" It says a chav is "a young working class person whose tastes, although sometimes expensive, are considered vulgar" Do you agree with this definition?
  4. 4. CHAV  Who do you think created the term CHAV? Who does it benefit?
  5. 5. Plan B – Ill Manors  Watch the video for Ill Manors. What representation of British Youth do you see in this video? Does it enforce the CHAV stereotype? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s8GvLKTsTuI
  6. 6. The Guardian on Ill Manors  Read The Guardians article on Plan B’s Ill Manors. What are the key points in the article? Do you agree that Ill Manors can act as a ‘protest song’?
  7. 7. Plan B on CHAV’s  Read the Newsbeat article on Plan B’s view on the word CHAV. Do you agree with his comments?
  8. 8. Harry Brown, Eden Lake + Ill Manors  Compare the representations of British youth seen in each of these texts. What social implications do these representations have?  Class?  Perpetuating stereotypes?

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