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  • Over 200 target vocabulary words and essential expressions.
  • Uses a “Receptive Skills <==> “Productive Skills” Reciprocal Reinforcement Approach to language acquisition.
  • Numerous guided-output
  • Specific instruction on a variety of grammar points.
  • Each unit includes a video to accompany a cloze exercise.
  • Complete with answer key and transcripts to videos.

Global Issues: Wealth and Poverty

A Language Arts Textbook For

English Language Learners

12 content-based units that focus on raising awareness of global issues while developing English language communication skills. A wide variety of exercises provides students with practice in using cause-and-effect logic, categorizing and analyzing information, making inferences, discussing facts, voicing opinions, and more.


  • Designed for in-class study or online learning.
  • Also perfect for one-to-one instruction online or face-to-face.
  • Beneficial in helping independent learners master language skills while gaining valuable knowledge about global issues.
  • Can be used as a complete course or as supplemental material for school curriculum.
  • Great for improving TOEIC, TOEFL and IELTS scores.
  • Raises awareness of various global issues such as climate change, child labor, ecotourism, GMOs, water scarcity, landmines, plastics in the ocean and more.
  • Fosters the development of critical thinking skills.

Links to Videos for Book Exercises

Introduction Video for Global Issues Vocabulary

Unit 1 – What is Climate Change

Unit 2 – How do Humans Contribute to Climate Change?

Unit 3 – Saving Rainforests Solution to Saving Polar Ice Caps

Unit 4 – Plastics in the Ocean

Unit 5 – Overfishing

Unit 6 – Landmine Awareness: Getting Rid of Landmines

Unit 7 – The Global Water Crisis

Unit 8 – Zero Poverty: Getting to Zero

Unit 9 – Education for All

Unit 10 – What is Succussful Ecotourism?

Unit 11 – Child Labor in New Tech

Unit 12 – What Are GMOs?


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