“FOR AND AGAINST” ARTICLES / ESSAYS (LOW B2)

FOR AND AGAINST

A “FOR & AGAINST” ARTICLE FOR A MAGAZINE

Introduction
 
 We can find both advantages and disadvantages …

Nowadays…

ARGUMENTS   For

 On the one hand, there are many reasons why …

On the one hand, those who are in favour of (tend) to claim that …

On the one hand, those who believe that … say that …

People who prefer … say that …

There are several arguments in support of …

There are many advantages to + gerund

Some people argue that …

Those in favour of …

ARGUMENTS Against

On the other hand, there are many reasons why …

On the other hand, those who are against (tend) to say that …

A major disadvantage is that …

 On the other hand, those who believe that … say that …

On the other hand, the arguments against … are convincing

On the other hand, there are some/many disadvantages.

Conclusion

 It is clear that there are both advantages and disadvantages to …

In conclusion…

To sum up…

All in all…

Although there strong arguments in favour of/ against, I think that … It is obvious that …

On balance, I think that …

YOU CAN HAVE A LOOK IN YOUR BOOK ON PAGES 114-115

GO TO PADLET (BY CLICKING ON THE GREEN BLACKBOARD WALL BELOW)

 

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animated_arrow_11(MONDAY GROUPS)

  • POST ONE ARGUMENT FOR OR ONE ARGUMENT AGAINST SOCIAL NETWORKING SITES 
  • DO THE EXERCISE ON FOR & AGAINST ARTICLES ON THE HANDOUT 

 

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Posted on February 1, 2016, in GOTTA READ IT and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. On the one hand, I do believe social networking sites can help us to keep in touch with family or friends who don’t live in our city or country.
    On the other hand, maybe we spend a lot of time with internet friends instead of our friends or family who are close to us.

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