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Englisch Abitur 2021 Themen ● ● 1.USA-AMERICAN DREAM Definition, general facts History Today, threats Immigration Multicultural society, African Americans 2.GLOBAL CHALLENGES + FUTURE VISIONS • Definition, basic global trends Effects Advantages criticism • English as lingua franca • Studying & working in a globalized world Outsourcing, food, clothes industry 3.NIGERIA • Colonial past ● Economy, Status of women • Problems/ positive aspects • Lagos 4.UTOPIA VS DYSTOPIA Definition characteristics important aspects Development of human civilization Literature + films 5.GREAT BRITAIN-TRADITION + CHANGE Definition britishness The Monarchy The Empire Postcolonialism Brexit 6.SHAKESPEARE Shakespeare's time Language Plays Relevance today 7.METHODS/VOCABULARY Summary, Analysis, Zieltextformate, Mediation Vokabulary ● ● ● DEFINITION + GENERAL FACTS Term first used by James T. Adams (1931) Concept is older had belief that expansion USA - American Dream personal dreams freedom happiness dignity HISTORY of America was both justified inevitable by god (Manifest Destiny) Hoped for better life America Land of opportunity, freedom, every person could become who they want Dream of early settlers economic dreams from prosperity Success rags to riches" social Mission dreams + equality opportunitys classless society 1620 Mayflower Compact First political agreement self-government in America (democracy, religious freedom) ship Mayflower came to Plymouth pilgrims: spread American values + beliefs religious dreams religious freedom they are Gods chosen people 1776-1783 Revolutionary war 1776 Declaration of independence legal foundation of the American Dream (,,all men are equal", „every citizen has the right to life, of liberty and the pursuit of happiness") 1789 Constitution establishes principles of democratic government political dreams democracy TODAY ● 1791 Bill of rights Permanent addition to the Constitution Basic rights: freedom of speech, religion, press, right to assemble IMMIGRATION 1790-1890 American westward movement 1920 Women's right to vote in general huge increase America's economic power mid-19th century onwards 1950-1970 Martin Luther King's Civil Rights Movement result: abolition...

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legal discrimination Basic beliefs values that reflect the American Dream are still shared in America flexibility hard work freedom individualism mobility optimism • from ,,rags to riches" still in American mindset BUT American Dream for most people unrealistic THREATS TO THE DREAM terrorism (9/11) discrimination, racism, police brutality gap between rich and poor, social inequality, education + health care really expensive high unemployment gun violence, death penalty, war on drugs Population made out of variety of different races Reasons escape poverty/ war/ oppression/ religious persecution/ political instability at home economic conditions better than at home Past USA: Nation of immigrants, welcoming, gave new hopes + opportunities to all gold rush find work progress patriotism Today Immigrants mostly in lower classes, used for low-paid jobs Global Challenges + future visions DEFINITION ● • Globalisation spread of products, technology, information & jobs across national borders and cultures driven by technology • Lead to interdependences of nations -> global village ● + GENERAL FACTS BASIC GLOBAL TRENDS 1. Economic globalisation.. Global players exist (produce where its cheapest but sell worldwide); increase of mergers between international companies; rise international trade; foreign direct investment; capitol flows around the world more easily 2. Technological globalisation. Rapid technological change; information is spreading faster; communication across national borders more easy 3. Cultural globalisation Spread of largely commercial culture (Bollywood movies etc.); spread of fast food chains + ethnic restaurants all over the world EFFECTS GROWING COMPETITION: pressure to cut costs, simplifying firing hiring Priority efficiency, speed + profit + CHANGES WORKING CONDITIONS + JOB OPPORTUNITIES: demand for greater flexibility, mobility + better qualifications poorer working conditions, rising unemployment, lower wages, temporary work ADVANTAGES + HOPES & DISADVANTAGES + FEARS Advantages could solve problems like poverty + unemployment Promotes free trade and economic growth • Lowers prices for the consumer • Access to products from different countries Communication all over the world is possible Nations work together • Larger markets • Higher standards + reduce Labor exploitation issues in some countrys • helps developing country to progress faster ● • Spread of democracy, freedom + human rights • Greater understanding between people all over the world Disadvantages Benefits the wealthy more than the poor (makes rich richer and poor poorer) Some jobs are lost and transferred to lower cost countrys Poor working conditions • Bad for environment (globalisation = huge factor for global ● warming) ● ● Mismanagement of natural ressources Technologies are getting copied + stolen. Disease transfers Pollution (air, water, soil, production of waste) Bigger competition ENGLISH AS LINGUA FRANCA Lingua Franca Language spoken by such a number of people all over the world that it enables speakers of different first languages to communicate with each other STUDYING+WORKING IN A GLOBALIZED WORLD ● ● ● ● • Makes communication between different countrys easier • With two English speaking superpowers (British Empire + US) status of English as Lingua Franca was sealed English preferred language for international communication, important for different branches Non-native speaker have a huge impact on the English language ● = ● Due to globalization it has become easier to spend time in foreign countries for educational reasons Advantages Getting personal insights into other cultures Improving one's foreign language skills Experiencing different educational systems Contributing to one's personal development (become more independent, making new friends, being more adaptable to different situations) Improving one's career opportunities. Helping other people Advantages You don't have to hire more employees (saves money because you don't have to train them) Access to larger talent pool (can help you get more knowledge + skills) Lower Labor cost • Improve quality • Things get done faster Able to focus on what's important THE CLOTHES INDUSTRY/ SWEATSHOPS ● OUTSOURCING DEFINITION: process of paying to have a part of a company's work done by another company Disadvantages ● ● ● ● Disadvantages Culture shock It's expensive Overwhelming at first Language barriers (communication issues) Lack of control • Management difficulties Security risks May face moral dilemmas (poor working conditions in the other company you don't allow some of your employers to develope) • No transparency of production.

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Today, threats
Immigration
Multicultural society, Af

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Vielen Dank, wirklich hilfreich für mich, da wir gerade genau das Thema in der Schule haben 😁

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Englisch Abitur 2021 Themen ● ● 1.USA-AMERICAN DREAM Definition, general facts History Today, threats Immigration Multicultural society, African Americans 2.GLOBAL CHALLENGES + FUTURE VISIONS • Definition, basic global trends Effects Advantages criticism • English as lingua franca • Studying & working in a globalized world Outsourcing, food, clothes industry 3.NIGERIA • Colonial past ● Economy, Status of women • Problems/ positive aspects • Lagos 4.UTOPIA VS DYSTOPIA Definition characteristics important aspects Development of human civilization Literature + films 5.GREAT BRITAIN-TRADITION + CHANGE Definition britishness The Monarchy The Empire Postcolonialism Brexit 6.SHAKESPEARE Shakespeare's time Language Plays Relevance today 7.METHODS/VOCABULARY Summary, Analysis, Zieltextformate, Mediation Vokabulary ● ● ● DEFINITION + GENERAL FACTS Term first used by James T. Adams (1931) Concept is older had belief that expansion USA - American Dream personal dreams freedom happiness dignity HISTORY of America was both justified inevitable by god (Manifest Destiny) Hoped for better life America Land of opportunity, freedom, every person could become who they want Dream of early settlers economic dreams from prosperity Success rags to riches" social Mission dreams + equality opportunitys classless society 1620 Mayflower Compact First political agreement self-government in America (democracy, religious freedom) ship Mayflower came to Plymouth pilgrims: spread American values + beliefs religious dreams religious freedom they are Gods chosen people 1776-1783 Revolutionary war 1776 Declaration of independence legal foundation of the American Dream (,,all men are equal", „every citizen has the right to life, of liberty and the pursuit of happiness") 1789 Constitution establishes principles of democratic government political dreams democracy TODAY ● 1791 Bill of rights Permanent addition to the Constitution Basic rights: freedom of speech, religion, press, right to assemble IMMIGRATION 1790-1890 American westward movement 1920 Women's right to vote in general huge increase America's economic power mid-19th century onwards 1950-1970 Martin Luther King's Civil Rights Movement result: abolition...

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legal discrimination Basic beliefs values that reflect the American Dream are still shared in America flexibility hard work freedom individualism mobility optimism • from ,,rags to riches" still in American mindset BUT American Dream for most people unrealistic THREATS TO THE DREAM terrorism (9/11) discrimination, racism, police brutality gap between rich and poor, social inequality, education + health care really expensive high unemployment gun violence, death penalty, war on drugs Population made out of variety of different races Reasons escape poverty/ war/ oppression/ religious persecution/ political instability at home economic conditions better than at home Past USA: Nation of immigrants, welcoming, gave new hopes + opportunities to all gold rush find work progress patriotism Today Immigrants mostly in lower classes, used for low-paid jobs Global Challenges + future visions DEFINITION ● • Globalisation spread of products, technology, information & jobs across national borders and cultures driven by technology • Lead to interdependences of nations -> global village ● + GENERAL FACTS BASIC GLOBAL TRENDS 1. Economic globalisation.. Global players exist (produce where its cheapest but sell worldwide); increase of mergers between international companies; rise international trade; foreign direct investment; capitol flows around the world more easily 2. Technological globalisation. Rapid technological change; information is spreading faster; communication across national borders more easy 3. Cultural globalisation Spread of largely commercial culture (Bollywood movies etc.); spread of fast food chains + ethnic restaurants all over the world EFFECTS GROWING COMPETITION: pressure to cut costs, simplifying firing hiring Priority efficiency, speed + profit + CHANGES WORKING CONDITIONS + JOB OPPORTUNITIES: demand for greater flexibility, mobility + better qualifications poorer working conditions, rising unemployment, lower wages, temporary work ADVANTAGES + HOPES & DISADVANTAGES + FEARS Advantages could solve problems like poverty + unemployment Promotes free trade and economic growth • Lowers prices for the consumer • Access to products from different countries Communication all over the world is possible Nations work together • Larger markets • Higher standards + reduce Labor exploitation issues in some countrys • helps developing country to progress faster ● • Spread of democracy, freedom + human rights • Greater understanding between people all over the world Disadvantages Benefits the wealthy more than the poor (makes rich richer and poor poorer) Some jobs are lost and transferred to lower cost countrys Poor working conditions • Bad for environment (globalisation = huge factor for global ● warming) ● ● Mismanagement of natural ressources Technologies are getting copied + stolen. Disease transfers Pollution (air, water, soil, production of waste) Bigger competition ENGLISH AS LINGUA FRANCA Lingua Franca Language spoken by such a number of people all over the world that it enables speakers of different first languages to communicate with each other STUDYING+WORKING IN A GLOBALIZED WORLD ● ● ● ● • Makes communication between different countrys easier • With two English speaking superpowers (British Empire + US) status of English as Lingua Franca was sealed English preferred language for international communication, important for different branches Non-native speaker have a huge impact on the English language ● = ● Due to globalization it has become easier to spend time in foreign countries for educational reasons Advantages Getting personal insights into other cultures Improving one's foreign language skills Experiencing different educational systems Contributing to one's personal development (become more independent, making new friends, being more adaptable to different situations) Improving one's career opportunities. Helping other people Advantages You don't have to hire more employees (saves money because you don't have to train them) Access to larger talent pool (can help you get more knowledge + skills) Lower Labor cost • Improve quality • Things get done faster Able to focus on what's important THE CLOTHES INDUSTRY/ SWEATSHOPS ● OUTSOURCING DEFINITION: process of paying to have a part of a company's work done by another company Disadvantages ● ● ● ● Disadvantages Culture shock It's expensive Overwhelming at first Language barriers (communication issues) Lack of control • Management difficulties Security risks May face moral dilemmas (poor working conditions in the other company you don't allow some of your employers to develope) • No transparency of production.