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    Should voting be mandatory?

    In many democratic countries voter turnout is in decline. So we’ve put together a new English lesson plan which asks your students whether or not voting should be mandatory by law. Get your students talking with this exciting new Discussion Starter from ESL Library.

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    Why do we waste so much food?

    With famine and droughts increasing around the world, we must ask ourselves how we justify wasting so much food in our daily lives. Our latest Discussion Starter English lesson plan looks at the reality and absurdity of wasting food. This lesson is sure to spark some lively discussions with your students.

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    Are we all addicted to the Internet?

    Many people spend much of their day connected to the Internet, on their phones, computers, tablets, and watches. Is it necessity, habit, addiction, or all of the above? Try our latest Discussion Starter lesson plan on Internet Addiction with your English students this week. We’re sure this topic will spark some lively conversations in your classes.

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Dying with Dignity

Brittany Maynard was a young American woman who was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer. She chose to move to Oregon state where she had the right to die with dignity.

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Inquire Vs. Enquire

ESL-Library blog: December 11, 2014

There are a few British and American spellings that really trip people up. The verbs inquire and enquire, along with their noun counterparts (inquiry and enquiry), are words that are commonly misspelled.

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