WEEK 1: 21ST Century Skills
WEEK 2: MODERN TECHNOLOGY AND JOBS
WEEK 3: THE ENVIRONMENT AND ART
WEEK 4: A GOOD LIFE

Listening and Vocabulary

You are going to watch Zaria Forman’s TED talk. Zaria Forman is a famous modern artist. Look at two of her drawings and discuss the questions below.

  1. Do you like these works? What do you (not) like about them?
  2. What feelings and ideas did the artist seek to convey through these works? Why do you think so? Which of the words and phrases below could you use to describe them? Click on the underlined words to check their meaning.

Feelings

Ideas

  • the urgency of climate change
  • nature is both powerful and fragile at the same time
  • compared to the vast, sublime universe, humans are tiny and insignificant