Globale Ungerechtigkeit

Learn the dialog

Listen to the dialogue while reading the text.
I think its unfair how companies take advantage of the countries in the global south.en
How do they take advantage?en
They produce under bad working conditions and don't pay much.en
What kind of work? Can you give an example?en
For example the clothing industries in Asia. en
But they provide jobs and income to the people there.en
That's true but if they would pay a decent wage people could actually improve their lives.en
But then our clothing would cost more here. I don't want to pay more.en
And that is why I think it's unfair. Because you want to save money, other people suffer.en
You're right, I never thought about it like that. But I don't have that much money either.en
I know you don't. But we need to support better companies.en
You're right. If nobody buys these shirts they will have to change something.en
 
 
 

Practice the dialog

Complete the dialogue.
 
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  •   I think its unfair how companies take advantage of the countries in the  
      south.
     
 
 
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  •   How do they  
      advantage?
     
 
 
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  •   They produce under bad working conditions and don't  
      much.
     
 
 
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  •   What kind of  
     ? Can you give an example?
     
 
 
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  •   For example the  
      industries in Asia.
     
 
 
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  •   But they provide jobs and  
      to the people there.
     
 
 
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  •   That's true but if they would pay a decent  
      people could actually improve their lives.
     
 
 
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  •   But then our clothing would  
      more here. I don't want to pay more.
     
 
 
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  •   And that is why I think it's unfair. Because you want to  
      money, other people suffer.
     
 
 
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  •   You're right, I never thought about it like that. But I don't have that much  
      either.
     
 
 
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  •   I know you don't. But we need to support  
      companies.
     
 
 
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  •   You're right. If nobody buys these shirts they will have to  
      something.
     
 
 
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Practice Listening

Listen to the dialogue and continue with the correct response.
 
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  •  
    • They love to go for walks.en
       
    • They only care about money.en
       
    • We should give them more papers.en
       
 
 
 
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    • Never buy anything from a store that is very hard to carry.en
       
    • Only buy from companies that provide good working environments.en
       
    • Always make sure our family members are eating well.en
       
 
 
 
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    • People need to work 12 hours a day for almost no pay.en
       
    • We like to eat a healthy breakfast every day.en
       
    • They do nothing to help the dolphins.en
       
 
 
 
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Speak the dialogue

Speak your answers to the dialogue (when it's your turn). Record your answers to the dialogue (when it's your turn). Then replay your recording and compare each recorded part to the original.
David
I think its unfair how companies take advantage of the countries in the global south.en
You
How do they take advantage? en
They produce under bad working conditions and don't pay much.en
What kind of work? Can you give an example? en
For example the clothing industries in Asia. en
But they provide jobs and income to the people there. en
That's true but if they would pay a decent wage people could actually improve their lives.en
But then our clothing would cost more here. I don't want to pay more. en
And that is why I think it's unfair. Because you want to save money, other people suffer.en
You're right, I never thought about it like that. But I don't have that much money either. en
I know you don't. But we need to support better companies.en
You're right. If nobody buys these shirts they will have to change something. en
Speak your answers to the dialogue (when it's your turn). Record your answers to the dialogue (when it's your turn). Then replay your recording and compare each recorded part to the original.
You
I think its unfair how companies take advantage of the countries in the global south. en
Ashlee
How do they take advantage?en
They produce under bad working conditions and don't pay much. en
What kind of work? Can you give an example?en
For example the clothing industries in Asia. en
But they provide jobs and income to the people there.en
That's true but if they would pay a decent wage people could actually improve their lives. en
But then our clothing would cost more here. I don't want to pay more.en
And that is why I think it's unfair. Because you want to save money, other people suffer. en
You're right, I never thought about it like that. But I don't have that much money either.en
I know you don't. But we need to support better companies. en
You're right. If nobody buys these shirts they will have to change something.en
 
 
 
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