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Smoking has generally got a bad reputation when it comes to people’s health, whereas drinking alcohol is considered much more acceptable even though it is also bad for your health.

Most people would consider smoking as being worse for you, but is this actually true?


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  • drunk (adjective)
  • unhealthy (adjective)
  • lungs (noun)

The Question

Try and have a conversation for 2-3 minutes answering the following question.
Which is worse for your health, smoking or drinking?

Additional Questions

Keep the conversation going with these follow questions related to Smoking Vs Drinking
  • What are the negative effects of each?
  • Why do people smoke or drink?
  • What are the consequences of excessive smoking or drinking?

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