<HTML> <HEAD> <TITLE>Animal rights: questions for discussion</TITLE> <META NAME="DESCRIPTION" CONTENT="questions for debate and discussion for educational use"> <META NAME="keywords" CONTENT="discussion questions,animal rights,speaking,skills,english,conversation,esl learners,higher intermediate,advanced,elt,esl,efl,tesl,tefl."> <link rel="stylesheet" href="stylesmarttv.css" /> </HEAD> <BODY TEXT="#000000" LINK="#0000ff" VLINK="#ff0000" BGCOLOR="#ffffff"> <table border=0 cellspacing=1 cellpadding=9 width=430> <td width="25%" valign="top" bgcolor="#008000"> <a href="index.html"><b><p align="center"><font color="#ffffff">HOME</font></b></a></td> <td width="25%" valign="top" bgcolor="#5C3900"> <a href="discuss.html"><b><p align="center"><font color="#ffffff">DISCUSSION</font></b></a></td> <td width="25%" valign="top" bgcolor="#00AEED"> <a href="discanic.html"><b><p align="center"><font color="#ffffff">NEXT</font></b></a></td> </tr> </table> <h2>ANIMAL RIGHTS</h2> <p><b>Discussion questions:<font color="#f1f1f1">______</font>ask and answer</b></p> <P ALIGN="CENTER">&#9;</P> <TABLE CELLSPACING=0 BORDER=0 CELLPADDING=8 WIDTH=680> <TR><TD WIDTH="50%" VALIGN="BOTTOM"> <B><U><P>ANIMAL RIGHTS</B></U> </TD> <TD WIDTH="50%" VALIGN="BOTTOM"> <P>Discussion questions</TD> </TR> </TABLE> <P><BR></P> <P>1.&#9;Many vegetarians believe that factory farming is a cruel and unnecessary</P> <P>&#9;practice and that our diets would be healthier if we ate less meat.</P> <P>&#9;Do you agree?</P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P>2.&#9;Animal rights protesters argue that the export of live animals for</P> <P>&#9;slaughter is uncivilized and should be prohibited under international</P> <P>&#9;law. Do you agree?</P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P>3.&#9;"Keeping animals in zoos and circuses to entertain human-beings is</P> <P>&#9;selfish and inhumane." Do you agree?</P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P>4.&#9;Bullfighting, fox-hunting and whale-hunting are part of some</P> <P>&#9;countries traditions. Do you think that Spain, England and Japan</P> <P>&#9;have a right to continue these traditions?</P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P>5.&#9;"The British spend far too much money on household pets. They</P> <P>&#9;would do better to have fewer cats and dogs and to use the money to</P> <P>&#9;help poor and hungry people." What do you think?</P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P>6.&#9;Would you ever wear a fur coat?</P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P>7.&#9;Is it right to use animals for medical research or to test cosmetics?</P> <hr> </body> </html>