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Type: Vocabulary
Originally published on October 11, 2023 and last updated on October 12, 2023

Discussing the topic of Guns will help learners to improve their English by expanding their vocabulary, practicing their pronunciation, and developing their ability to express their opinions. Additionally, they will be able to practice their grammar and sentence structure by forming their own opinions and responding to the opinions of others.

Go through the vocabulary below with your students and ask them to try and use this vocabaulry where possible when discussing the different conversation questions.

About Guns

Guns are weapons that are used for a variety of purposes. They can be used for hunting, self-defense, and even for sport. Guns come in many different shapes and sizes, and can be powered by either a manual or automatic mechanism. They can be lethal weapons, and it is important to use them responsibly and safely. Gun ownership is a controversial topic, with many people arguing for and against it. Gun control laws vary from country to country. Gun safety is also an important factor to consider when owning a gun. It is important to store guns in a secure place, and to always use them with caution. Guns can be a powerful tool, and it is important to use them responsibly.

Vocabulary Related to Guns

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  • bullet (noun)
  • magazine (noun)
  • dangerous (adjective)
  • fire (verb)
  • load (verb)
  • carefully (adverb)

Conversation Questions

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  • What are your thoughts on gun control laws?
  • Do you think gun ownership should be regulated?
  • What are the pros and cons of owning a gun?
  • What are the different types of guns available for purchase in the US?
  • Would you support stricter gun control laws if it meant fewer gun-related deaths?
  • What are the different laws regarding gun ownership in your country?
  • What are the pros and cons of having stricter gun control laws?
  • What are the different safety measures that should be taken when handling a gun?
  • Should gun owners be required to take safety courses before being allowed to purchase a firearm?
  • If it was legal in your country would you want to own a gun?
This conversation topic was prepared by Gregory

Gregory is a qualified TEFL teacher who has been teaching English as a Foreign Language (ESL) for over a decade. He has taught in-person classes in Spain and to English learners around the world online.