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  • Topic of this Week: "Green Consumption (April 21, 2019)"

    Green consumption behaviour is a form of pro-environmental  consumption that harms the environment as little as possible, or even  benefits the environment. This notion seems to be unpopular in our  country, despite the fact that Vietnam, together with four other  countries, discharge 60 per cent of the world’s plastic waste into the  ocean.
    A green consumption behaviour comes from an individual acting ethically, motivated not only by personal needs,  but also by the respect and preservation of the environment. To help  combat climate change, behaviours that are strongly encouraged including  (but not limited to) (i) decreasing energy and water consumption; (ii)  changing your eating and transportation habits to conserve natural  resources; and (iii) reducing, reusing, and recycling to be more  environmentally friendly.
    QUESTIONS TO PONDER:
     1. Please share your story. What did you do as an action of green  consumption? Do you think it's enough? If not, what else should you do  and how hard it is to commit?
     2. Is it fashionable to follow the international trend of sustainable consumption? Explain?
     3. What are the benefits of engaging in green consumption? What are the  obstacles of Vietnamese people to changing their consumption  behaviours?
     4. Do you think green consumption can really help battle  environmental pollution in Vietnam? If yes, how do you encourage people  taking action?
    Prepared by: Quỳnh Như Nguyễn

     

    Enjoy and have a fruitful discussion! 

    See you on Sunday at 3 P.M.!

      

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    Is Technology Ruining Our Lives? (January 13, 2019)

    (10:37:26 AM 23/01/2019)

    Technology has played a crucial role in every activity, industry and people lives. Technology greatly helps in communicating, supporting the scientific researchers and patients and sharing information. It also aids in optimizing production, limiting risks and making our lives easier. With the technology, we can achieve things more efficiency. 
    On the other hand, technology makes our world a worse place. People are easily addicted to the glamor of technology and simply become its slaves. In a cafe nowadays, it is not very hard to meet a group just only using phones instead of talking to each other. Technology has made life easier for us and therefore contributed to a lazier society.  
    And, what is your opinion? Let’s come to Advance this week to discuss with us!!! 


    QUESTIONS TO PONDER:
    1. What springs to mind when you hear the word ‘technology’?
    2. Do you think technology has made us more impatient and lazy?  Explain?
    3. How have technological advances affected your daily life? Are there any examples that you have experienced something going wrong with technology in your life? 
    4. What are the main technological changes you have seen in your life? 
    5. Do you think modern society has become obsessed with technology?
    Prepared by: Hau Le

     

    Enjoy and have a fruitful discussion! 
    See you on Sunday at 3 P.M.!
     

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