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Black Friday – Buy Nothing Day

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Background

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Buy Nothing Day – Adbusters | Journal of the mental environmenthttp://www.adbusters.org/bnd/Buy Nothing Day – Poster for the anti-consumerism campaign 2017

 

Vocabulary

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11 Useful English Shopping Vocabulary Words And How to Use Them | FluentU Englishhttp://www.fluentu.com/english/blog/esl-english-shopping-vocabulary/Immediately, we began to talk about our favorite stores and next weekend’s sales—Americans love to share tips about sales, discounts and the best places to buy things (yr 7-8)

 

Black Friday Vocabulary | English Languagehttp://eslblogs.waketech.edu/esl-english/2013/11/17/black-friday-vocabulary/Thanksgiving is coming soon (we’ll talk about that next week), which means that right now, you are probably seeing and hearing advertisements everywhere on Black Friday (yr 8-9)

 

Lesson Plans

159. Black Fridayhttp://www.rong-chang.com/eslread/eslread/ss/s159.htmA reading/listening lesson with activities below. Closed all day on Thursday, chain stores all across the nation open early on Friday (yr 6-7)

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Black Friday – Breaking News English Lesson – ESLhttp://www.breakingnewsenglish.com/1411/141129-black-friday.htmlEnglish News Lessons: Free 26-Page lesson plan / 2-page mini-lesson – Black Friday – Handouts, online activities, speed reading, dictation, mp3… current events  (yr 7-9)

 

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ESL Holiday Lessons: English Lesson on Buy Nothing Dayhttp://www.eslholidaylessons.com/11/buy_nothing_day.htmlESL Holiday Lessons: Free 14-Page lesson plan/worksheet on Buy Nothing Day – Handouts, online activity and mp3  (yr 8-9)

 

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ESL Blogging : Black Friday Frenzyhttp://esl-palacios.blogspot.se/2013/12/black-friday-frenzy.htmlIn the United States, the day after Thanksgiving is known as the first day of traditional Christmas shopping.

 

Reading

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Black Friday 2017: When is it and where will you find the best deals?http://www.telegraph.co.uk/black-friday/0/when-black-friday-2016-best-deals/Black Friday 2017, the biggest shopping event of the year, takes place on the 24th November – and there\’ll be plenty of deals and discounts to be had (yr 8-9)

 

Listening

Shopping: Black Friday  http://www.esl-lab.com/shop1/shopping-bf-video.htmOnline Investigations and Discussion Questions What are the busiest shopping days of the year in your area or country? (yr 7-9)

 

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Black Friday is Also Buy Nothing Day | EnglishClub (1:08)https://www.englishclub.com/efl/podcasts/interesting-facts/buy-nothing-day/Black Friday is Also Buy Nothing Day Black Friday takes place the day after American Thanksgiving at the end of November (yr 7-9)

 

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Heads Up English | ESL Lessons – Black Fridayhttp://www.headsupenglish.com/index.php/lower-intermediate-students/lower-intermediate-skill-builders/lower-intermediate-listening/558-black-fridayBlack Friday refers to the day just after Thanksgiving in the US. Because so many companies have a four day weekend, many people begin their Christmas shopping on this day (yr 8-9)

 

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ESLvideo.com :: Consumerism (10:00)http://www.eslvideo.com/esl_video_quiz_intermediate.php?id=10790(ESL Category: listening) Documentary on Consumerism Documentary (yr 8-9)

 

Viewing

 

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English Mini Lesson – Black Friday – What is it? When is it? – YouTube (11:15)https://youtu.be/viC-uEfZJO0Topic: Black Friday Learn more about U.S. culture and in particular the American holiday shopping season (yr 6-7)

 

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Thanksgiving meal or Black Friday deals? – YouTube  (2:16)https://youtu.be/D176CV8EbaMWhile some retailers are opening their doors early on Thanksgiving, others are adamant that the holiday is for family (yr 8-9)

 

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The History of Black Friday – YouTube (2:45) https://youtu.be/GKBmvrLHkP4A History of Black Friday. I never knew where the term Black Friday came from. Big thanks to Wikipedia (yr 8-9)

 

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Black Friday History – YouTube (1:56)https://youtu.be/5c0AKPSa8KEIn this edition of Black Friday Insider, John Corcoran explains the history and suggests the reasons why Black Friday is named that way (yr 8-9) 

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Buy Nothing Day – YouTube (2:32)https://youtu.be/HcK5rCciKvkA video to raise awareness about the madness of consumerism (yr 8-9)

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Adbusters – Kalle Lasn on CNN for Buy Nothing Day – YouTube (5:15)https://youtu.be/dtNiiatDkGkCo-founder and editor-in-chief of Adbusters appears on CNN to discuss Buy Nothing Day (yr 8-9)

 

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