СОР № 1 Английский язык 9 класс Charity and conflict

Английский язык - 9 класс, Русский 🇷🇺 2 четверть

Charity and conflict


Learners are divided into groups of four. Each group has their own worksheet with their own
text about charity organization. They read the information and highlight the main information in it.
Then they prepare a poster about their organization and present it to others.
Read the texts. Prepare a poster and present it.
You should:
 Work in a group of four
 Read the information about the charity organization
 Highlight and discuss the main points of the given text
 Create a poster about your organization organizing information on it clearly to others
 Present your poster to others
Each group exchanges their posters. They read their classmate’s poster, read the information and
add a comment based on the learnt material. The teacher facilitates through ongoing monitoring.
Text A:
Friends of the Earth International was set up in 1971. Today the charity is made up of 75
environmental groups across the world who campaign on issues such as nuclear energy and
whaling. The charity is concerned with all issues that have a negative effect on the environment.
A few statistics:
• The average temperature across the world has risen by 0.74º C in the past 100 years.
• Floods in Europe affected 3.4 million people in the last decade.
• The sea level is rising 3.24 mm each year.
• 9 of the 10 warmest years on record have happened since 2000.
How the charity helps:
• Organising campaigns to raise awareness of environmental issues like Climate Change and
sustainable energy.
• Making sure indigenous people and local communities are involved in decision-making.
• Campaigning for social justice, human dignity and human rights.
Text B:
Age International is a charity dedicated to looking after old-age people around the world. It wants
tochallenge the stereotype of an older person as a burden. It wants to show the world that old
people are an asset to their communities. It wants to reach out and help the most vulnerable people.
A few statistics:
• Around 70% of the world’s older people live in a developing country.
• 25% of older people do not get a pension and have to work until they die.
• 100 million older people are living on less than 60p a day.
• 80% of older people have to do badly paid and unsafe work to survive.
How the charity helps:
• Providing hospital treatment.
• Paying for food and basic needs.
• Influencing governments so that they focus more on older people.
Text C:
The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) is the oldest animal welfare
charity in the UK. It was set up in 1824. It works hard to ‘create a world where humans respect and
live in harmony with all other members of the animal kingdom’.
A few statistics:
• More than 4 million animals are used in scientific experiments each year.
• In 2014 the RSPCA received 1,299, 163 phone calls from people reporting cruelty to an animal.
• The RSPCA found new homes for 53,263 animals in 2014.
• The UK pet population is about 21 million.
How the charity helps:
• Rescuing, giving veterinary care and finding new homes for animals.
• Carrying out research to improve the standards of care for animals.
• Influencing governments so that laws are changed and animals are better protected.
Text D:
Cancer Research is an organisation dedicated to beating cancer and providing cancer information
to the public. The charity is made of a number of organisations working together to make sure they
spend the money they receive wisely. Much of the charity’s work is related to scientific research.
A few statistics:
• 42% of cancer cases are preventable.
• There are around 350,000 new cases of cancer each year in the UK.
• Approximately 2.5 million people in the UK have cancer today.
• The proportion of people surviving cancer is increasing as treatment improves.
How the charity helps:
• Raising money for cancer research projects.
• Providing information and support for cancer sufferers and their families.
• Influencing governments so that they spend more money on cancer research and cancer care.


Ways to solve environmental problems
Development of laws and conclusion of international agreements.
Allocation of funds for the restoration of the environment.
Technologies as a way to solve environmental problems.
Landscaping of house territories in settlements