3. Understanding Each Other

Should English be the world's main language?

Below you will see two videos & Google Forms. These will help you start your research on pros & cons of having English be the global language.

English is the language of science - for better or for worse?

  1. What are some benefits of English as the language of science?

  2. What are some disadvantages of English as the language of science?

English has become the world's language - is that a good thing?

  1. In your own words, explain why English has developed as a world language?

  2. Do you think it is good that English has become the world's language? Why or why not? Justify your response.

  1. List the 7 Tips from the video here:

  2. Which tip do you think is most important for you? Why?

  3. What can you do, starting today, to put that communication tip into practice?

How can you improve your communication skills?

Watch the video & answer the questions in the Google Form. Be ready to discuss your answers in class!

how can we understand each other better?

Watch the video & answer the questions in the Google Form. Be ready to discuss your answers in class!

  1. Explain in your own words: what is the "greatest darkness?"

  2. Explain in your own words: what is the "greatest light?"

  3. Explain in your own words: what seems to be the key to understanding each other:

Learner resource - Understanding each other - L9.1_tcm143-467692

What is/are the official language(s) of our country? How does this connect with other countries?