|Upper-intermediate||Cleft sentences||Hacking & Hacktivism|
|Advanced||Technology vocabulary||The Internet|
|Intermediate||Future time clauses||Technology & Ethics|
|Upper-intermediate||Technology & business vocab||Sports & business|
|Advanced||Equality & empathy|
“My point is this: In the long run, some news stories are more important than others.”
“The real question: is this distorted worldview what we want for Americans in our increasingly interconnected world? I know we can do better. And can we afford not to? Thank you.”
|Intermediate||News & Journalism vocabulary||News and media|
|Advanced||Discussion & debate|
This is a quote from Dame Cicely Saunders, whom I met when I was a medical student. She founded the hospice movement. And she said, “You matter because you are, and you matter to the last moment of your life.” And I firmly believe that that’s the message that we have to carry forward.
|Intermediate||Present Perfect Revision||Death and dying|
“So, if you’re in the audience today, or maybe you’re watching this talk in some other time or place, you are a participant in the digital rights ecosystem. Whether you’re an artist, a technologist, a lawyer or a fan, the handling of copyright directly impacts your life.”
|Advanced||Mixed conditionals||Morals and ethics|
|Proficiency||Modal verbs of obligation||Cultural difference|
|Fluent||Academic debate||Religion and philosophy|
NB: Possibly controversial talk depending on the nature of your class.