Prime Time 6, Coursebook mit Audio-CD und DVD

Quotes about globalisation You’ll find three quotes about globalisation on these two pages. With a partner, find out: • which is in favour of globalisation, against it or neutral • what aspects of globalisation each quote refers to • what the intention of the quotes might be 2 technology economy politics culture G7 ecology globalisation First impression of globalisation With a partner, make a mind map similar to the one above. Then write a definition for globalisation as you now understand it. 3 “The negative side to globalisation is that it wipes out entire economic systems and in doing so wipes out the accompanying culture.” (Peter L. Berger, * 1929, US sociologist and theologian) globalisation !+glEUbElaI*zeISEn? n., no pl. e process by which the world is gradually becoming uni ed on an … 1 (economic • overall) , technological and cultural level. e idea includes the increasing mobility of … 2 (people • goods) (as business travellers, tourists, immigrants or refugees) and the steady ow of … 3 (transport • money) and goods between international markets and production sites. It also stands for the … 4 (local • global) spread (and clash) of ideas and values as well as the rapid distribution of … 5 (commercials • information) through the media. 61 Goals • Interpret quotes. • Analyse geographical data and maps. • Discuss the pros and cons of globalisation. • Describe properties (adjectives) and express manner (adverbs). • Identify general messages and specific details. Nur zu Prüfzwecken – Eigentum des Verlags öbv