Harsher Punishments


What do your students think are the Pros and Cons of Open Harsher Punishments for Criminals? They’ll reexamine the punishments in their country, and discuss how those punishments should be modified.

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Difficulty: CEFR B2 / IELTS 5.0-6.5 / BULATS 60-74 / TOEFL 87-109

Target Student Age: 16+

This presentation was tested in a 55-minute class.

Opening Discussion Question:

Many people believe that punishments need to be very harsh to make people afraid of breaking the law. Without harsh punishments, many people may not care if they get caught.

With your group, discuss the pros and cons of increasing the punishment for crimes in your country.

This presentation includes:

  • 1 vocabulary introduction slide
  • 1 opening activity
  • 1 opening discussion
  • 5 opening discussion questions
  • 2 activities
  • 2 difficult choices
  • 2 statistics for discussion