A workbook about volunteer tourism, or “voluntourism.” The articles below offer an interesting look at how this trend is both helpful and harmful, and how even the best intentions can have unintended harmful consequences. Suitable for adults or teens at upper B2 or C1 level.
Contents: Cover page
1 = Links to relevant media
2 = Warm up - a discussion about volunteering abroad in general
3 = Vocabulary from the two articles. One student describes a word and the others guess it.
4 = Discussion prompts & questions regarding the article “Volunteering with Children Abroad: The Issues You Should Know.”
5 = Discussion prompts & questions regarding the article “The Pros and Cons of Voluntourism.”