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ALCOHOL - THE FACTS - NEWSPAPER ARTICLE
V. Ryan © 2010
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Read the newspaper article below. Consider all the comments especially those about the alcohol being more dangerous than drugs such as heroin. Then answer the questions on the second sheet.
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|1. Write a summary of the evidence in the newspaper article, that suggests alcohol is more harmful than drugs such as heroin?|
|2. Do you think that alcohol is more harmful than other
drugs? Explain your answer.
Consider the harm alcohol does to the ‘drinker’ and also to his/her family and friends.
|3. People who drink too much can have problems keeping their job or doing their work effectively. Explain why this often happens. The key words / phrases may help you answer this question.|
|LATE FOR WORK - LACK OF CONCENTRATION - OFF ILL - ILL AT WORK - DISLIKED BY FELLOW TEAM WORKERS - UNPRODUCTIVE - DOES NOT REACH TARGETS - UNSAFE IF USING EQUIPMENT - OVER THE LEGAL LIMIT - POOR QUALITY WORK|
|4. Do you think excessive drinking of alcoholic beverages is dangerous? YES or NO __________|
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