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Cell Phones in Class


Int – Adv

Teens & Adults

Grades 9–12

Two teens in Quebec used a cell phone to secretly film a teacher yelling in class. They posted the video on YouTube. Students debate whether or not cell phones should be allowed in class.

  • device
  • incident
  • embarrassed
  • ban
  • distorted
  • lobbying
  • dismayed
  • complaint
  • justify
  • issue
PDF Content
  • reading
  • comprehension questions
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • discussion questions
  • debate questions
Task Content
  • Warm-Up(Reference)
  • Vocabulary Review A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Read & Listen(Reference)
  • Comprehension(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Vocabulary Review (Open-Ended Questions)
  • Discussion or Writing(Reference)
  • Sentence Stems for Debating(Reference)
  • Debate #1(Reference)
  • Debate #2(Reference)
  • Personal Response(Speaking Task)