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Lesson 1 What Is Globalisation

Lesson 1 What Is Globalisation






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    Lesson 1 What Is Globalisation Lesson 1 What Is Globalisation Presentation Transcript

    • Globalisation is a significant feature of the world in the 21st Century . Textbook pg 271 Need blank outline world maps
    • Objectives
      • Understand the concept of globalisation.
      • Be able to describe what is meant by and give examples of global interdependence.
      • Textbook page 271- 2
    • Starter
      • The Box
    • Globalisation is …
      • the increasing importance of international operations for people countries and governments
      • It leads to increasing interdependence between countries across the world – shared needs to exchange goods and services
      • Countries are becoming ever more connected by:
        • Increasing trade and international investment
        • The development of transport links
        • The development of global communications and information technology
        • Global tourism
    • How is this possible?
      • Through relaxation of laws allowing foreign investment in countries
      • Expansion of provision and speed of international transport , and communication
      • For people:
        • Improvements in ICT mean that more information can be carried faster. Companies can have headquarters in one country and communicate easily with branches in another country
        • Email text, fax, phone, audio-video links and conferencing are all made possible by satellite communications, and submarine fibre optic cables.
      • For goods
      • Containers for moving goods by road, rail and sea
      • Cargo aircraft
      • Global connection is faster, easier and cheaper than ever
    • What are the advantages of container transport? Ease of transport cost security
    • Wimbledon tennis ball
      • Complete task 2 page 272 of textbook
      • Geofile 464
    • Key words
      • Globalisation
      • The increasing international interaction in trade, politics, society and culture
      • Interdependence
      • People, countries and businesses depending on one another
      • Markets
      • the people and businesses that may want to trade with each other
      • Trade
      • buying, selling and exchanging goods and services between countries
    • Homework
      • On a blank outline map of the world highlight your ‘globalised day’
      • Think about:
      • food consumed
      • Clothes worn
      • Technology and appliances used
      • Transport – make of car, components
      • Services used