Mar 052015
 

We are living in a wealthier world. The number of people living in extreme poverty has halved in recent decades. More people own a car and a mobile phone. But why do we still find poverty?

 

 

Vocabulary and definitions

standard of living – the amount of money and quality of life people have in a particular society
inequality – when some people have a lot of money and opportunities and others don’t
minimum wage – the least a worker receives in payment for their labour
tax – the amount of money you pay to the government depending on your salary and the cost of things you buy
philanthropic – describes people who help the poor by giving money
fulfilling – being made happy and satisfied

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  2 Responses to “6 Minute English – Poverty in a rich world”

  1. Hi,
    To whom it may concern,
    I need total files of the ” BBC learning english 6 minutes” of 2014.(pdf+mp3)
    Thanks.

    • hi Jafar

      if you want to get all, videos and transcription of BBC pls go to 6minutesenglish and you will find both.

      Regards

      Hebe

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