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Warm-up activity for a lesson on the Death Penalty. Fill in the missing words in the sentences. Not recommend for children or teenagers due to the subject matter and opinions given within the video.
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Are there circumstances under which a murderer deserves the death penalty? In other words, should capital punishment be abolished or not? Dennis Prager explains.
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5 minutes 18 seconds
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Lectures (e.g. TED talks)
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Grammar practice
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The above lesson is a great teaching resource for:Intermediate (B1)
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This resource is intended for:Adults
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1. Fill the gap.
the deathfor
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beat Dr. Petit nearly to death with a;
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Thoseto capital punishment believe that these two men have a right to keep their lives.
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So, is there anything a person can do tothe death penalty ?
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In fact, manybelieve that killing murderers is the same as murder.
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Opponents of capital punishment also argue that keeping all murderers alive sanctifies the.
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Imagine that the punishment for murder were the same as the punishment for driving over the.
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… their suffering is immeasurably increased knowing that thewhotheir family member or friend
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Well, if you think capital punishment isthen Dr. Petit is
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If there were a video of a man burning a family alive,of capital punishment would stilltaking that man's life.
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guards and people outside of prison in case ofor
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And now, with DNAand other advanced forensic tools, it isimpossible to execute an innocent person.
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Then there is theoffered by some people in the name of religion that only God has the right to take human life.
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People justargument
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deserve tolives?
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Your heart, your mind, your whole beingfor some justice and fairness in this world.
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But, if you really do believe these people deserve to keep their lives, well… as I said at the outset, I.
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