Wednesday, 11 April 2018

CONTENTS FOR THE END-OF-COURSE TESTS (SUBJECT TO CHANGES)

Writing:
Two texts.

FOR AND AGAINST ESSAY (250 words) possible topics:
-Fossil fuels
-Social networks
-The death penalty
-Gay marriage
-Mass tourism
-Tablets at school
-The sustainability of economic growth

STATISTICS REPORT (BAR CHARTS) (150 words) possible topics:
-Women in the Spanish Parliament
-Jailed people in the US by race
-Police killings in the US by race
-Catalan speakers in Catalonia
-Children poverty in Spain
-Salaries in the EU
-Immigration and emigration in Spain
-Carbon emissions US and China

Speaking.
Monologue: preparation time 3 minutes. You can take notes. Presentation time: 5 minutes. The topics are the same as for the for and against essay.
-What is your opinion about…
-Do you think alternative energies can be a realistic alternative to fossil fuels?
-Do you think social networks are dangerous and deceptive?
-Do you think the death penalty is wrong in all cases?
-Do you believe same-sex couples should be able to marry and adopt children?
-Is tourism destroying the planet or can it also help conservation?
-Are tablets at school better than books?
-At our levels of consumption, is economic growth sustainable?
-How would you describe the perfect politician? How has the world changed since the idealism of the 60s? How has society evolved? Is the rise of nationalism and the far-right a consequence of neglecting the working class?


Dialogues: preparation time 3 minutes. Presentation time 6 minutes. These are the topics:
-DEBATES FOR AND AGAINST:
-Fossil fuels
-Social networks
-The death penalty
-Gay marriage
-Mass tourism
-Tablets at school
-The sustainability of economic growth

IS ECONOMIG GROWTH COMPATIBLE WITH SUSTAINABILITY AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION?

BRILLIANT PRESENTATION! THANK YOU MARÍA!