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A Multicultural Society

Average: 4 (30 votes)

These materials are based around the different ethnic minority groups which make up the UK population.

There are a range of reading and discussion tasks, which enable students to reflect on their own culture and minorities within it. This can be a sensitive subject, as it deals also with race and to some extent religion, so be sure to be sensitive to people's feelings and try not to promote your own opinions, but listen to those of your students.

Topic: Multicultural societies, immigration, ethnicity

• to develop speaking skills
• to practise reading skills
• to encourage critical thinking

 Cross curricular links: History, Geography, Citizenship.

Age group: 12 - adult

Level: B2

Time: 60 -90 minutes

Materials: A multicultural society lesson plan and student worksheet

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Upper intermediate: B2