Bullfighting

Introduction

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Bullfighting is a tradition that goes back hundreds of years and is part of the Spanish culture as well as some other cultures across the world.

Some will refer to it as a sport, while others will call it barbaric animal cruelty that has no place in today’s society. Many protests that it should be completely banned, but for now it is still practised in many countries.

Vocabulary

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  • tradition (noun)
  • culture (noun)
  • ban (verb)
  • cruel (adjective)
  • cruelty (noun)

The Question

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Should bullfighting be banned?

Additional Questions

Keep the conversation going with these follow questions related to Bullfighting
  • Have you ever been to or seen a bullfight? If not, would you like to go?
  • Do you think it is cruel?
  • Why do you think it is so popular with a lot of people?
  • Who should decide if bullfighting is banned or not?

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