Cats Vs Dogs


Read through the following text and look up any vocabulary you are not sure about before answering the questions.

Some people love dogs and some people love cats, but very few love both. It seems to be that you are either a dog person or a cat person, and both will defend their choice of pet as being better than the other.

There is no doubt that both dogs and cats come with their advantages and disadvantages, but when you put it all together, which one is better?


Try and use the following vocabulary when answering the question. Click to look up the definition in the dictionary
  • pet (noun)
  • own (verb)
  • look after (phrasal verb)
  • vet (noun)
  • companion (noun)

The Question

Try and have a conversation for 2-3 minutes answering the following question.
What's the better pet, a cat or a dog?

Additional Questions

Keep the conversation going with these follow questions related to Cats Vs Dogs
  • Do you have a dog or cat?
  • Have you ever had one?
  • What are the good things about having a dog?
  • What are the bad things about having one?
  • What are the good things about having a cat?
  • What are the bad things about having one?

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