TED Talk Discussion: How Protest Is Redefining Democracy Around the World

The democratic process is messy, complicated and often inefficient — but across Africa, activists are redefining democracy by putting protest at its center. In an illuminating talk, political scientist Zachariah Mampilly gives us a primer on the current wave of protests reshaping countries like Tunisia, Malawi and Zimbabwe — and explains how this form of political dissension expands our political...

Ted Talk Discussion: Are We Over-medicalized?

Reuters health editor Ivan Oransky warns that we’re suffering from an epidemic of preposterous preconditions — pre-diabetes, pre-cancer, and many more. In this engaging talk from TEDMED he shows how health care can find a solution… by taking an important lesson from baseball. Useful Vocabulary AcnePreposterousConservative estimateto medicalize – to treat a medical problem without a real reason.PubertyMenopauseto get suedSwinging...

3 TEFL/ESL Presentation Scripts For Use In The Classroom

There are times when your students need a helping in hand in how to structure a presentation. Below are four example presentations which include signalling language and useful vocabulary related to the subject. These scripts are incredibly useful in creating a foundation for your students to use. Historical figure presentation script Historical figure presentation template Introduction РHow do we define...