In this collection of lessons I have readapted some of the most successful and entertaining gameshow formats from US and UK television and radio from over the last forty years. This set of lessons forms the third pillar in my theory of communicative learning.
It doesn’t get more communicative than debates and this book provides a comprehensive collection of meaningful topics for students to tackle. Debate is necessary for learning about the world and for developing intellectual and critical thinking processes. It is topical and constructive and it builds a spirit of maturity and inquiry in students.
These tales from the smog are not only a rough ride through some of the biggest most vibrant upcoming smokestacks of our time, but also a cry for attention from the forgotten rust belts of another era. Here we find the realisation of living where the 21st century is really going to happen, despite lingering obsessions with New York and Paris.
In 2006 Warren Buffett decided to give away most of his fortune to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. In this exclusive series of conversations and koans, Warren explains to Bill the motivation behind his decision and outlines his profound attitude towards life, success and happiness.