Identity Theft

a. Read and listen the definition of Identity Theft

b. Listen, take notes and answer the following questions:

  • What does having an identity mean?
  • Is our identity secure?
  • What can we do when our identity is established?
  • What do criminals do when they steal a person’s identity?
  • Why are sensitive documents at risk? How can we keep them safe?
  • How do criminals use phone calls, emails and fake websites to fool people?
  • Why is it important to review bills and bank statements?

c. Read the text and check your answers

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Privacy Online

a. Listen and complete the cloze test PDF

b. Discuss and answer the following questions:

  • Why is privacy online different than it is in the real world?
  • How is nearly everything we do online documented and analyzed by companies?
  • Why is our data important to the success of online companies?
  • What can we do to understand how our data is being used and make choices to protect it?

Gaming Disorder

a. What is gaming disorder? Read a definition here

b. Listen and complete the multiple choice quiz

c. Listen and fill in the gaps

d. Work in pairs/groups. Discuss with your classmates: What do you think? How serious are these addictions? How can we treat them?

Gaming – Internet – Smartphone – Chocolate – Shopping

e. Report your ideas to the class.

The Stepford Wives – Film Review

a. After watching the movie discuss with your classmates and answer the following questions:

  1. Do you think that Walter knew of what happened in Stepford before he decided to move there with his family? 
  2. Do you think some of the men were pushed into the process or did they all participate willingly? And Walter?
  3. Ira Levin wrote this story in 1975, when robots weren’t so advanced and often humanlike as they tend to be now.  Humanlike robots fulfilling our “every” need. Do you think we’re really heading the way described by Levin?
  4. Would you like living in Stepford? Why?

b. Write a film review. Follow these steps here