Debate It

40 videos
10 units

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    Read It or See It?

    About this Video

    Writers and directors believe that a great book makes a great movie, but viewers have a different opinion.

    Key Learning Points

    • Which do you prefer, a book or film version of a story?
    • What are the advantages and disadvantages of each format?
    • Which Do I Like, Tokyo or NY?

      About this Video

      Pakkun asks Hiromi about which features of Japan and New York she likes.

      Key Learning Points

      • Why do some people prefer to live in big cities?
      • What are the similarities and differences of cities in Asia and in Western countries?
      • Are Sports Bad for Kids?

        About this Video

        Children should learn that winning is not everything.

        Key Learning Points

        • What do children learn when they engage in sports?
        • How can parents and teachers help children avoid the disadvantages of sports?
        • Life is Better Now

          About this Video

          Matt Ridley explains how specialization and technology has greatly improved our lives.

          Key Learning Points

          • How is life now different from life in the past?
          • What are the advantages and disadvantages of technology?
          • Quiz Words from These Videos

            About this Quiz

            Quiz yourself on 20 words and phrases from this unit.

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