Chapter 3: International English and Global Challenges


Competence aims in focus:

The aims of the studies are to enable pupils to

  • elaborate on and discuss a number of international and global challenges
  • analyse and assess the role of some English-language media in international society
  • employ a nuanced, well-developed vocabulary – for both general and specialized use
  • understand, elaborate on and discuss lengthy discourses on general and specialized subjects


Even it up

Around the world, the gap between the rich and poor is spiralling out of control. According to Oxfam, extreme inequality is not accidental or inevitable - it’s the result of deliberate policy choices by people in power.

Refugees and Migrants: Far from Home

Calling for all countries to work together, the United Nations says that refugees are the responsibility of all of us.