As our Alejandro Lerner says : "para cambiar el mundo, empieza por tí "
Michael Jackson said the same in 1988, in his song : Man in the mirror.
Listen to Sarah, a beautiful teacher from New Zealand, explaining the song's meaning and then write a short report about it (60 words). What things you think must be changed, what we can do from our place, what things we complain about, what things are improving and what are getting worse.
Use clauses and linkers of contrast : although, however, in spite of/despite + gerund.(-ing).
You can use the Writing skills 5 : discursive compositions, on page 69 in your student's book.
Leave your writing in comments.
Listen to the song and watch the video.
Sarah goes on with another topics to complete her class. So, give more examples using "PRETEND".