Mobile phones, and now smart phones, or any other of these similar electronic devices can be the solution to many things, but it can be the cause of many problems, especially when talking about children and teenagers. Can you, please, tell me which problems mobile phones can be the cause of?
Activities for my 2º ESO studens: You can write your comment bearing in mind these questions:Have you go a mobile phone? When did you get it? How much do you think it costs? How many hours do you spend using your mobile phone? What do you use it for? How heavy is it? What colour is it? How old is it? Why do you think it is useful? Did you get it as a Christmas gift?
Read the story included in this newspaper article and some other articles related to the issue:
I regret giving my children cellphones, but not for the reasons you’d think (The Washington Post)
What would you have said if you were the man telling the story? "I wish..."
Schools that ban mobile phones see better academic results (The Guardian)
Are smartphones really making our children sad? (The Guardian)
Here's a listening exercise to do: Do you need to upgrade your phone? (6 Minute English, BBC Learning English)
For further information about the issue we are dealing with, you can also have a look at these two posts in this blog:
This is what happens when you suffer from a smartphone addiction:
Here's another interesting video about how your phone is changing you >>> CLICK HERE TO WATCH
And now, changing subject, let's talk about clothes, what's the difference between these two verbs: "to fit" & "to suit" (watch the video) And when do we use the verb "to match"?
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