With this lesson plan, students talk about gender stereotypes, watch a video and discuss the factors driving the gender pay gap. They also reflect on solutions to this problem and discover some expressions with the word root.
In this lesson students get an opportunity to learn phrasal verbs and practise their listening skills (listening for gist and details) by watching a motivational video about how to cope with a bad day.
The TED Talk that the worksheet is based on touches upon the problem of women’s illiteracy and education. It is a great starting point for the discussion on gender inequality in general and that’s what the lesson is about.
This worksheet based on Sheryl Sandberg’s talk “Why we have too few women leaders” focuses on gender equality and the perspective of Facebook’s COO on the problem of not enough women holding senior management positions.