Background: Nostalgia Isn't What It Used to Be

We often hear people, especially old people, complain about the pace of change and how things were better before. Nostalgia is that feeling of longing for times past.

Read more in Access to English: Social Studies, pp. 240-242. Then work with the tasks in the textbook and here on the website.

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"Accentism": New classism determines social status in UK

News report from RT.

How do we tackle the issue of social mobility?

June Sarpong went back to her school in East London to see what they do to try to tackle the issue of social mobility. (BBC Newsnight)