Collaborative idea generation for ELT

BBC crash statistics screen shot

The above screenshot is taken from a series of slides showing very comprehensive crash statistics on UK roads over the period 1999-2010. Click on the image to be taken to the original set of statistics.

It is a set of quite sobering data, and one which I feel could promote a lot of discussions in your classes, if you feel the students are able to deal with what could potentially be quite a difficult topic.

The statistical nature of the information would make it particularly suitable for academic English/IELTS students, though of course it could be adapted for use with any students.

What would you do with these statistics in your classroom? You can make any assumptions you like about the context they are used in. Post your ideas in the comments below. All ideas are welcome (there are no wrong answers!)

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Comments on: "Did you know? Crash statistics in the UK" (1)

  1. Excellent! Great for IELTS Reading-True, False, Not Given. Thanks!!

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