5: The United Kingdom - Today and Tomorrow

Controversial Controversial "go home or face arrest" mobile billboard advertising campaign directed at illegal immigrants in the UK. (See page 290.) (NTB Scanpix)

Competence aims in focus:

The aims of the studies are to enable students to:

  • elaborate on and discuss questions related to social and economic conditions in the United Kingdom
  • analyse a regional or international conflict in which the United Kingdom is involved
  • elaborate on and discuss current debates in the United Kingdom
  • elaborate on and discuss linguistically demanding texts with a social perspective
  • summarize, comment on and discuss differing viewpoints on social issues
  • use information based on figures and statistics as a basis for communicating on social issues
  • present a major in-depth project with a topic from Social Studies English and assess the process

(Translation: udir.no)