We’re using cigarettes and smoking as another “model” topic in helping our Intermediate English Language Learners learn to write a persuasive essay.
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Here are my picks for The Best Sites For ELL’s To Learn About The Dangers Of Smoking:
The Surgeon General has a good site on vaping dangers.
The Real Cost of Vaping is from Scholastic.
ELLO has a listening “game” related to a person who stopped smoking. This activity, too, is for ELL’s.
Brainpop has a good movie on Smoking, but you need to have a paid subscription in order to view it (though you can also get a free trial).
Here’s another listening exercise — this time on smoking statistics.
Breaking News English has a lesson on smoking that includes audio support for the text.
1-Language has a report on smoking that provides audio support for the text.
See How Tobacco Changes People is a pretty amazing interactive.
Engaging Students in Tobacco Ad Analysis is by Frank Baker and appeared in Middleweb.
E-Cigarettes: The Health Risks of Vaping
Dangers of E-Cigarettes/Vaping
Surgeon general sounds the alarm on teens and e-cigarettes is from CNN.
How do cigarettes affect the body? is a new TED-Ed video & lesson. I don’t really think it’s that accessible to ELLs (in fact, I wish they had made it a bit more accessible to everyone – it’s pretty dry and some of the vocabulary seems unnecessarily complex), but it does have its moments:
You will find more infographics at Statista
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People smoke even after knowing the bad effects of smoking. I myself was a chain smoker for atleast 7 years before I decided that whatever happens I have to quit smoking. Today it is already 6 years and I have not smoked a single cigarette. I used to drink lemon water with salt on a regular basis to remove nicotine from my system