The loneliness pandemic


In today’s lesson we’re raising a topic that we believe is very important and should be tackled ASAP, namely the increasing problem of loneliness in society. If you look at the most conservative estimates, as many as a quarter of today’s world population suffers from loneliness, a condition which can be as dire in consequences as smoking half a pack of cigarettes a day! Watch the video, answer the questions and hold a debate on the most effective ways of solving this crisis.

If you’re looking for extra resources to complement this lesson, Vocabulary and Conversation Booster – Part 2 has two units that will tie in nicely with the topic of mental health: Health and Medicine and Hygge.
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LevelB1/B2
Supplementary materialVocabulary and Conversation Booster – Part 2

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