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World Population – Fun ESL Activity

This ESL activity was sent in by English teacher, Francine. This reading and writing task will help the students communicate their understanding of the World’s population.

You can download the worksheet here.

Vocabulary

If we could shrank the Earth’s population to a village of 100 people, with all the proportions remaining the same, what would it look like? Fill in the blanks bellow with your best guess for the breakdown of that village.

Out of 100 people, how many would be…

 

………… Asian?                                                                ………… Non-Christian?

………… European?                                                         ………… Christian?

………… From the Western hemisphere?                         ………..  Live in substandard housing?

………… Africans?                                                            …………  Be unable to read?

………… Female?                                                              …………  Suffer from malnutrition?

………… Male?                                                                  …………  Be near death?

………… Non-white?                                                         …………  Be near birth?

………… White?                                                                ………….  Have a college education?

…………  Own a computer?

 

 

59% percent of the entire world’s wealth would be in the hands of how many people? ……………

 

 

How many of those people would be citizens of the USA?

…………….

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