TEACHERS: Current events podcasts for the classroom!

Learn More
Hongkong.square

Image licensed under CC BY 2.5

Current Event October 5, 2014

Protests in Hong Kong


Protests in Hong Kong, which is controlled by China, escalated in the past week. Hong Kong transitioned from British to Chinese rule in 1997. Now thousands of demonstrators are expressing their displeasure with the way China is running Hong Kong. They want the Chinese picked Chief Executive to resign and a more democratic process to choose a new one. Listen to this public radio story to hear a first hand account of the protests and what’s at stake.

Geography World History II Civics/Government

Story Length: 3:47

Listen to the Story:

SOURCE:

National Public Radio © 2014 National Public Radio, Inc. Used with the permission of NPR. All rights reserved.

AIR DATE: 10/01/2014


Want to hear the story and see the teaching resources?

  • Access to full library of lessons
  • Daily current events
  • Listening comprehension questions
  • Graphic Organizers
Learn More