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The Places We Live

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This lesson was designed for a social sciences lesson for Italian 13-14 yr olds studying in English.

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The Places We Live

  1. 1. The Places We Live Discussing Social Issues http://maps.google.com/maps
  2. 2. Where do you live? What’s it like? Is your house/flat big or small? How happy are you where you live from 1 – 10? Why?
  3. 3. Which of these words would you connect with your partner’s house? And what about yours? city, habitat, crowded, un-crowded, over-crowded, rural, urban, slum http://blachan.com/shahi/
  4. 4. Are there more urban or rural people living in slums? How many people live in slums worldwide? http://www.theplaceswelive.com/
  5. 5. How many kids does Mrs Shilpirl have? How many people live in her house? Where are her brothers?
  6. 6. Do you know any of these words? Talk together with your partner. marriage gutter sewage hungry lie garbage give away believe bull break (broken) attack
  7. 7. When was Mrs Shilpirl given away for marriage? 10, 20, or 30 years ago. Mrs Shilpirl talked about gutter s, sewage and garbage. What was the connection? 1. The government put new sewers in to stop the garbage. 2. The sewage and garbage in the gutter was horrible. 3. The sewage and garbage came in from the gutter into their house. Sometimes Mrs Shilpirl and her children go to bed: 1. with a bull 2. hungry, 3. with a lie,
  8. 8. Where do you live? What’s it like? Is your house/flat big or small? How happy are you where you live from 1 – 10? Why?

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