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Favourite Podcasts July 2018

Podcasts for the TFI classrooms (July 2018)

Hunting the ghost fleetAuthor: RevealCategory: Investigative JournalismNotes: Talks about over fishing in oceans off coasts of South American Countries, and bonded laborers onboard fishing vessels. Simple language, non pop culture references, hard hittingListening Comprehension Levels: Easy enough for Indian teenage students studying in 8/9/10 grade English medium schools. No American pop culture references.Values and driving questions: Can relate to Sustainable living. Would you eat an animal which is on the brink of extinction?Access and Exposure: Human Rights
The Red LineAuthor: NPR EmbeddedCategory: Book Review / PoliticsNotes: Why didn't USA intervene in SyriaListening Comprehension Levels: Well read adults, too esoteric for students. But can be used for guided listening for 9th/10th gradersValues and driving questions: Does a powerful country have the right to interfere in issues of another country undergoing civil war? Should they?Access & Exposure: War in Syria
Chris Had…