3. Employment

Issues in Employment

In this unit you will learn about a variety of issues relating to how we work and the future of jobs:

That last issue is why all of you students should be concerned with Employment - here are some more reasons:

Assignment 1

Vocabulary

Native English Speakers: For each word on the list, find and type the English definition.

English Learners: For each word on the list, find and type both the English definition and the translation into your native language.

Copy of Employment Vocab List

assignment 2

Globalization, Trade, and Poverty

Globalization is changing the way we work in many ways - good and bad. Watch the video to find out more.

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Assignment 3

Labor Markets & Minimum Wage

What is a minimum wage? Is it good or bad? Watch the video to learn the answers to those questions and more.

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Assignment 4

AI & Jobs

Will a robot take your job? Watch the video to find out!

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Assignment 5

Universal Basic Income

Would you like to receive a paycheck every month, and not have to work for it? I would too! But how is this possible? Watch the video to learn how.

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Further Reading:

Assignment 6

Youth Unemployment

Why can't young people find jobs? Watch the video and answer the questions to find out.

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Assignment 7

Why do we work?