Of course, they can and should! Exploring such issues is a definite asset all around. While developing oral and written language skills you can simultaneously inform and increase awareness of environmental issues as well as explore solutions with your students. Having access to this type of information can cause significant changes in the lives of an individual and therefore, in everyone’s lives. Personally, I have found exploring both global and local issues both stimulating to the students as well as for me.
tip#32 - Can ESL / EFL use /explore issues in the area of education / environmental awareness?
Author Courtney How