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October: Black History Month: I will be a hummingbird, by Wangari Maathai

October: Black History Month: I will be a hummingbird, by Wangari Maathai

October is Black History Month, in which we celebrate the history, achievements, and contributions of black people across the world in all areas of life. SustainableEnglish looks at the great Kenyan environmentalist Wangari Maathai, who founded the Greenbelt movement and won the 2004 Nobel peace prize.

In this activity you will:

  • Watch a video and practice listening.
  • Look at expressions for motivation or lack of motivation.
  • Learn about an environmentalist who has achieved a lot of things.

Explore the interactive digital lesson material below or open it in a new window

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