This very short clip raises awareness of bullying in schools and shows an interesting way of taking a stand against it.
Levels/contexts Archives: upper-intermediate
This short documentary is about an experiment conducted in the state of Washington in 2010, examining whether high school students are able to give up their virtual identities for a period of a week.
The clip is about the dangers of advertising. It draws a parallel between ‘junk food’ that can make us obese, and ‘junk thoughts’ which can have an effect on us at a subconscious level and can be harmful for our mind.
Benjamin Zephaniah performs one of his poems in front of an audience of children.
CNN interviews co-founder and editor-in-chief of Adbusters, Kalle Lasn. The interview offers an alternative perspective on our consumerist society.
This is a reverse poem written by Jonathan Reed – read backwards the message is the opposite than if read ‘the normal’ way.
Michael Rosen performs one of his poems about a 13 year old boy leaving home to go on a political demonstration. (The Aldermaston marches were anti-nuclear weapons demonstrations in the 1950s and 1960s, taking place on Easter weekend between the Atomic Weapons Research Establishment at Aldermaston in Berkshire, England, and London.)