Homelessness: A tough topic, but a productive talk

As part of my video series on current issues, I’ve decided to address homelessness. My upcoming video will focus on the present crisis in the U.S. However, homelessness is a problem in many countries around the world, which makes the topic familiar to many English language learners. Anytime we allow learners to tap into their…

Clever Use of Cartoons

Your favorite magazine or newspaper might provide a political cartoon that lends itself well to language instruction.  Another alternative is to use an online site devoted to such material.  Daryl Cagle’s Political Cartoon Index is a site I’ve recently explored. The convenience of using an index is that you can perform searches that will locate…