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Task Description
For Speaking Clubs (ELT) - this task is to accompany a speaking club based on how to spend money in a way which will make students happier in the long run and to promote pro-social activities outside of the classroom
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Michael Norton discusses the connections between money and happiness, and provides a framework for people to spend their money in a way which is more likely to make them happier.
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10 minutes 59 seconds
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Lectures (e.g. TED talks)
Language goals
Listening comprehension
The above lesson is a great teaching resource for:Upper-intermediate (B2)
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This resource is intended for:High schoolers
High schoolers
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1. Choose the correct options.
What happens to people who win the lottery?
They become very happy.
Their personal relationships become worse.
They go into debt.
They become even richer later in life.
They make a lot of new friends.
2. Guess the end.
What would readers do if they won the lottery?
3. Choose the correct options.
Why generally doesn't money make us happy?
We don't have enough.
We spend it on ourselves
We spend it on other people
4. Guess the end.
What was the experiment in Canada about? With a partner, explain the rules and the results.
5. Guess the end.
How were the results different in Canada and Uganda?
6. Choose the correct options.
The overall connection between charity and happiness worldwide was...
No effect
7. Guess the end.
Briefly explain the experiment in Belgium to a partner. What did they do? What were the results?
8. Guess the end.
What project does Micheal Norton present as a good start to handle money in a different way?
9. Guess the end.
If money can't buy happiness, you're not spending it right. - How do you understand this statement?
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