Is it difficult to get your students to talk in the target language? Between the images and the prompts, they can easily find something to inspire them to speak. Every topic is controversial or something that everyone has an opinion about, from saving the environment to how social media affects friendships, etc. complements Advanced Placement classes. “I used these in my classroom. I had the students either research the topic and later report or use the cards for impromptu speeches. I would have them prepare a minute-long speech for German 1, a two-minute-long speech for level 2, etc. The topics are so deep that they can be reused year after year. These worked best for my Level 4 and AP students.”–Audrey Irias, MA, teacher of 11 yearsTopics include: Globalization Pollution Renewable energy sources Eating customs Human rights Social problems Development and underdevelopment How the family has evolved Guardians, adoptions Solidarity Violence at school School and work Dreams Extreme sports Evolution Style, tattoos, and piercings Social networks and technology Being parents and being children Essence/appearance and more!Copyright 2012. German. Advanced. Contains 75 double-sided, laminated, 7 x 5-inch cards in a cardboard storage box with an elastic rope enclosure.