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In today’s world, is a smartphone a necessity for people of all ages, or is it just a luxury item? Why or why not? How do people who grew up without mobile phones feel about this?
“phone someone” = call someone
“Why don’t you phone him and see if he’s coming to the party?“
“call it day” = finish work and leave your workplace
“Let’s call it a day. We can finish this project tomorrow.”
A. Listen to the recording and answer the questions.
Do the vocabulary quizzes with the words from the conversation for more practice:
Many teachers have concerns about students’ use of cell phones at school and in the classroom. Think of three reasons for and against this issue and explain your ideas from your own experience.
Write one of your teachers an email about one of the topics or questions below. Then, summarize the teacher’s response and compare his or her answer to your own opinion.