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skills: social trends
skills: news
skills: public events
skills: change

Reading passages for politicsPage top ↑
Why rednecks may rule the world (135)
Article by author Joe Bageant about the culture and politics of the white American working class. Amusing with plenty of useful language and concepts. Advanced levels only 900 words


Book references for politicsPage top ↑

General English course books (adults)

New Cutting Edge Upper Intermediate students' book book cover New Cutting Edge Upper Intermediate students' book 
Peter Moore   Sarah Cunningham   
Module 5 Unusual achievements  Page 57   Speaking Task
Students listen to people talking about achievements and then work in groups to prepare a short talk on an achievement (invention / political advance etc.) they consider significant.

Straightforward Advanced Student's Book book cover Straightforward Advanced Student's Book 
Roy Norris   
1A A fresh start  Pages 6 - 7  Reading: change
Four short texts dealing with different kinds of change.

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