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Talking about statements from the letter

Find a partner / partners and discuss the following statements, which are taken from the letter

to Mara. Use some of the words and expressions from the list above as well as from the list below.

to live close to nature / to live in harmony with nature – naturnah leben / im Einklang mit der Natur leben; alternative – Alternative; delicious – köstlich; behaviour – Verhalten; habit - Gewohnheit

Statement 1: “We humans evolved because we ate meat. It’s against nature to go without it completely.” Discuss if you agree or disagree.

Statement 2: “The kind of factory farming we have in this country today disgusts her. […] it’s just one of those things we have to accept.” Discuss if you agree or disagree that we have to accept factory farming.

Statement 3: “I wouldn’t mind cutting down a bit on meat.” What about you? Would it be

hard for you to cut down on meat?


Material 1 – vegetarianism – Klasse 8: Herunterladen [docx][874 KB]

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