Inequity A conversation lesson by Bruno Andrade

Compare the following photos:

Useful vocabulary:

The first picture ... whereas the other picture ...

Another important difference is...

Picture ... doesn't show ... as clearly as ...

What would you do if you became a millionaire overnight?

Match the words or expressions to their definitions:

Check your answers:

Now, fill in the blanks with the words you learned:

accurate | mind-boggling | wealth | undernourished

Check your answers:

Talk about the possible reasons for wealth inequity in today's world.

Look at these five problems and rank them from 1 - 7, with number #1 being the biggest problem we have to face in today's world (Justify your options).

Corruption / Nuclear proliferation / Inequity / Global Warming / Terrorism / Wars / Bigotry

Watch shakira at the world economic forum in davos, switzerland.
According to shakira what do kids (in their first five years) need in order to do better in school and in life? do you agree with her? (justify).

"The eight men - yes, they are all men..."

Comment on the previous excerpt from the text.

1) Why aren't there any women in the list of super billionaires?

2) What should be done to provide more gender equality in all aspects of life?

Do the world's wealthiest nations do enough to help the poorer nations? Comment.

Do you think that rich people should distribute their wealth to create a fairer society? Justify.

"Wealth is the ability to fully experience life". David Thoreau

"Being rich is having money. Being wealthy is having time". Margaret Bonnano

Do you agree with these quotes? Why (not)?

What questions would you like to ask a billionaire?

Discuss the following quotes:

"So many people spend their health gaining wealth, and then have to spend their wealth to regain their health." A. J. Reb Materi

"Early to bed, early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise" Benjamin Franklin

Thank you!


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Text from: The Guardian/Online -


Eduardo de Freitas and Natália Guerreiro

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Bruno Andrade

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