Since Donald Trump’s presidential inauguration, his Celebrity Apprentice chum Piers Morgan has been stirring up controversy on Good Morning Britain, a breakfast magazine show in the UK.
Almost in perfect timing with Trump’s Dress Like a Woman debacle, here Piers talks to Nicola Thorp, a woman who lost her job in a dispute over having to wear heels at work.
Language Focus and Level
Being a heated debate, this video is challenging on account of speed and the fact that the speakers sometimes talk over each other. The vocabulary used, however, is not that advanced and you could try this video with upper intermediate students and above.
The video is full of conditionals; zero conditional and second conditional are particularly prevalent and are highlighted in the worksheet below.
Also detailed in the worksheet, we have a section on the functional language of debates; agreeing/disagreeing, making a point etc. and a section on the pronunciation of the following phonemes:
Download the worksheet here: Dress Code Sexism Worksheet
Watch the video over at YouTube.