Tag Archive: money

Current Events: Week 7

Really the title of this theme should be « money » not « current events »!  This week we’re going to be talking about gender equality in the workplace, and the salary gap between men and women.

Read and listen to the CNN article: 78 cents on the dollar: The facts about the gender wage gap

Gender pay gap

Are you surprised by any of these statistics?

What do you think some of the causes could be?

Do you think statistics are similar in France?

 

 

Current Events: Week 5

This week we’re not talking about current events in the strict sense.  We’re going to continue talking about money.

Watch the video.  The language should be quite easy 😉

  • What is the message?
  • Do you agree?
  • What would you do if you had a black hole like this one?