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Mobile phones should be banned at schools

Introduction

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Overview

The introduction of mobile phones has changed the world for nearly everybody. This is especially true when it comes to children, particularly teenagers. Mobile phones for children are a way for them to keep in contact with their friends and family, go on social media, browse the internet and take photos. In many aspects the introduction of mobile phones has been very beneficial, however, the use of mobile phones in schools is said to have become a big problem and is even starting to cause a detrimental effect on children’s education.

Let’s Debate

Argue FOR or AGAINST the statement:

Mobile phones should be banned at schools

Tip: Try arguing for and against the statement even if it is not what you really believe.

Key Vocabulary

  • Debate noun/verb
  • Mobile noun
  • Detrimental adjective
  • Education noun
  • Particularly adverb
  • Teenager noun
  • Introduction noun
  • Beneficial adjective
  • Benefit verb
  • Effect noun

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