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The Pros and Cons of Gun Control

Tuesday 17 June 2008
by Laurence Bernard

Here is a selection of resources I have used in a lesson plan on Gun Control with STG students

- The drawing Here can be a good start to tackle the issue of gun control. It can be used to brainstorm the pros and cons of carrying guns.

- Vocabulary list on violence [.pdf], ] at le web pédagogique (bilingual: French- English)

- The Pros and Cons of Gun Control worksheet to practise opinion, agreement and disagreement on gun control can be dowloaded below (attached documents) .
This worksheet was adapted from The Pros and Cons of Gun control in Learn English Magazine by the British Council.

- On /Topics Online Magazine/, Yohei’s essay
could be used as an example for students to write an opinion essay :Do you agree or disagree that American citizens should own guns for protection?

- 2 Audio files on gun control + script here at ac-rennes
:
Listen and recognize vocabulary from previous documents. Understand and sum up what each speaker thinks about guns

- Justfacts.com: Statistics on Guns and accidents
: reading and comparing figures

Links:

- Violence resources l selected by Michelle Henry.

- About the 2nd amendment to the constitution
In the Bill of Rights, the second amendment to the Constitution reads:"A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed."

- More pros and cons on debatabase
for upper-intermediate students


Thank you very much Hélène for helping me out after site crash.