Classroom Activities - Analytical Exposition Text

Classroom activities - Reading Materials for Analytical Exposition Text

TASK 1
Write words related to “Smoking”! You only have 2 minutes to do it!

TASK 2
Read the text below and underline the following words! Then consult the meaning in your dictionary!

Banned – creates – causes – presents – contains – damage – makes – inhaled – suffer.

Smoking Should Be Banned In Public Area

We all know that smoking should be banned in public area. It creates pollution and causes many kinds of diseases. The diseases caused by smoking are lung cancer, heart disease, stroke, chronic bronchitis emphysema and breast cancer for some women.

There are many side effects of smoking cigarette. Firstly, smoking presents a hazard to health. Smoke from the average cigarette contains around 4,000 chemicals, some of which are highly toxic and at least 43 cause cancer.

Secondly, nicotine, a major constituent of tobacco smoke, is both poisonous and highly addictive. It contains noxious chemical substances, which can damage our health.

Thirdly, smoking makes the environment dirty, especially its ash. If inhaled, we will suffer from coughs, difficult to breathe, of asthmatic disease because of its smoke.

In conclusion, smoking should be banned in public areas.

TASK 3
Read the text again and answer the following questions!
1.    Why should smoking be banned in public areas?
2.    Write down lethal diseases which are caused by smoking!
3.    How many chemicals does smoke from the average cigarette contain?
4.    Why is nicotine dangerous to our health?
5.    Does smoking have an effect on social life?
6.    In which paragraphs does the writer state his opinion?
7.    What is the social function of the text above?
8.    Mention the rhetorical stages of this text!

TASK 4
The text mostly uses present tense. Write 5 sentences showing present tense!
Example: 
  • It creates pollution

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