This lesson focuses on consumer power. Like it or hate it, we are all to some extent consumers, so this is a subject that students of all nationalities and ages should be able to identify with.

The lesson focuses on identifying where common products come from, reading about fair trade products, and discussing dilemmas about ethical shopping.

Topic: Consumer power, where products come from.

• To practise speaking about consumerism
• To practise reading and retelling a short text
• To practise giving opinions and advice
• To analyse information relating to products

Age group: 12 - adult

Level: B1 +

Time: 60 - 90 minutes

Materials: Consumer Power lesson plan, and quandary cards.


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