Lesson 2 - Is poverty a personal problem? (1D)

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  • 6 minutes to complete the table
  • Lesson 2 - Is poverty a personal problem? (1D)

    1. 1. Is poverty a personal problem? Lesson 2
    2. 2. Activity 4 <ul><li>Let’s have a role-play!!! </li></ul>
    3. 3. <ul><li>Q1. Think about the identity ( 身份 ) of each character and the reasons for being poor. Complete the table. </li></ul><ul><li>Discussion (4 students in a group) </li></ul><ul><li>Time: 6 minutes </li></ul>
    4. 4. 1. Ms. Yeung <ul><li>Identity: Single-parent </li></ul><ul><li>Reason for being poor: </li></ul><ul><li>Personal factor </li></ul><ul><li>Reason: She cannot work full time because her husband passed away and she has to take care of her young children. </li></ul>
    5. 5. 2. Mr. Cheung <ul><li>Identity: Construction worker </li></ul><ul><li>Reason for being poor: </li></ul><ul><li>Personal factor + Social factor </li></ul><ul><li>Reason: </li></ul><ul><li>The Hong Kong construction industry is not as lucrative ( 待遇好的 ) as before. </li></ul><ul><li>Now, he can only work as a casual worker and cannot earn a stable income. </li></ul><ul><li>He does not have other skills, so he cannot find other jobs. </li></ul>
    6. 6. 3. Mr. Lee <ul><li>Identity: Retired person </li></ul><ul><li>Reason for being poor: </li></ul><ul><li>Personal factor </li></ul><ul><li>Reason: </li></ul><ul><li>He is old and his wife is sick. </li></ul><ul><li>He cannot work. </li></ul><ul><li>He has no savings, and his daughter cannot take care of him. </li></ul><ul><li>He and his wife have to survive on a government allowance. </li></ul>
    7. 7. 4. Ms. Fong <ul><li>Identity: In the past: foreman at a textile factory </li></ul><ul><li>Now: cleaner </li></ul><ul><li>Reason for being poor: </li></ul><ul><li>Social factor </li></ul><ul><li>Reason: Many Hong Kong manufacturing factories have moved to the mainland. </li></ul><ul><li>She lost her job and had to shift to work as a cleaner. </li></ul><ul><li>She can only earn a low salary. </li></ul>
    8. 8. <ul><li>Q2. What problems do the less educated face when they try to change jobs? </li></ul><ul><li>They receive lower wages because they cannot meet the academic qualifications ( 學歷 ), work experience, computer skills, and language proficiency ( 語文能力 ) requirements. </li></ul><ul><li>(Or other possible answers) </li></ul>
    9. 9. <ul><li>Q3. How does the contract/ casual staff system in public or private organizations affect the poverty situation? Complete the figure below. </li></ul>
    10. 10. Contract/ Casual staff Restricted by the contract, cannot received enough ______________ ____________ income Hindering their _____________ education and development Staying in ________ posts Condition of poverty continues
    11. 11. Q3. How does the contract/ casual staff system in public or private organizations affect the poverty situation? Complete the figure below. Contract/ Casual staff Restricted by the contract, cannot received enough labour protection Unstable income Hindering their continuing education and development Staying in junior posts Condition of poverty continues
    12. 12. Next lesson <ul><li>Video about the poverty problem in Hong Kong </li></ul><ul><li>Take a look at p.58 (2.3) </li></ul>

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