- Are you a coffee person or a tea person?
- Are there any benefits to drinking coffee?
- Do you check where coffee is produced before you buy it?
- How do you decide which coffee to buy?
- Do you know what fair trade is?
Watch this video to learn more about fair trade and answer the following questions
Preteach: Yield /jiːld/ the total amount of crops, profits, etc. that are produced
- How does buying fair products help developing countries?
- Coffee farmers earn very little money with the coffee they produce. Why is that? (3 reasons)
- Fair Trade coffee makers are members of cooperatives. What are the advantages?
- What is the most important thing about the fair trade system?
- Fair Trade organizations also receive the fair trade premium. How can this money be used?
- How does the environment benefit from fair trade?
- How many fair trade products can be found in the market?
In pairs, discuss the following questions
- Have you ever bought or tried a fair trade product?
- Why do you think fair trade products are more expensive?
- You always wear a brand of trainers, and one day you find out that they are made in factories where children work under very bad conditions. Honestly, would you continue buying this brand?
- Do you think mass media and society influence consumerism, especially in teenagers?