CAFÉ-DÉBAT - Jeudi 17 mai 2018 - What Are the Most Important Things in Life?

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DATE / LEVELS

  • Thursday, May 17, 2018
  • Faux Début. to Pre Int II

TIME / VENUE

  • From 19h00 to 20h30
  • Aix and Marseille

TEACHERS

  • Noreen Vignoles (Aix)
  • Rod Mella (Marseille)

QUESTIONS FOR DEBATE

What have been the most important events or times in your life so far?
Can you name some people you admire based on their lifestyle?
Talk about something of personal importance you've done recently.
What is your idea of "the good life"?
Are the best things in life free?
What constitutes true well-being?
What makes something in life "unimportant"?
How should we spend our time?
If you were to die tonight, could you say you've lived valuing the important things?
What are some barriers to spending time in the way we think is best?
What are some ways to better acknowledge the important things in life?

VOCABULARY

acceptance
art
belonging
convictions
diet
emotional health
family
feeling understood
sense of purpose
gratitude
immediate vs delayed gratification
knowledge
live vicariously [through another] (v)
love
time
mental health
necessities
physical health
position
prioritize (v)
quality of life
regret (v)
relationships
responsibilities and obligations
self-esteem
spend [time, money] (v)
wealth
spiritual health
values
well-being

SEARCH THE WEB FOR IDEAS!

Find articles and/or videos on the web and come prepared to share the information you have found with the others.

SUGGESTED SEARCH WORDS FOR THIS SUBJECT

most important things in life
purpose of life in [islam, christianity, buddhism, hinduism, etc.]
the rock, pebbles, and sand analogy

SUGGESTED WEBSITES FOR MATERIALS

https://www.bbc.co.uk/
https://www.youtube.com/?gl=GB
www.guardian.co.uk
www.independent.co.uk
www.nytimes.com

KEY PHRASES

For general phrases for debates, CLICK HERE

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