The objective is to supplement Macmillan Guide to Economics Course Book, Unit 13, i.e. to expose the students to more vocabulary describing money, to make them think critically about this concept, to compare Anglo-saxon and Russian attitude towards money expressed in proverbs and sayings, to speculate about the future of fiat money and e-currency.
As a result of completing supplementary tutorial, students will be well prepared for the informal assessment - debate "Money: Good or Evil"?
The tutorial contains supplementary videos, audios and tasks to prepare students for a debate "Money: Good or Evil?"
Watch the slideshow on the history of money and answer the quiz.
Listen to one of the most famous songs about money and identify typicaly Western attitude towards it.
Do you feel the same about money?
Do these English Money Proverbs have Russian equivalents? What is your favourite one?
Go to the webpage http://www.bostonglobe.com/opinion/2013/04/14/sununu/MUT1h73O1a3Nx6LSl2ZacK/story.html and find out what is digital currency.
Take the quiz on the right top of this tutorial and type the answers to the tasks in the area below (Questions and Answers).
Comment on at least two posts of your group mates.
Prepare to present and defend your opinion on whether money is good or evil thing for the debates next lesson.