- Parent Category: Beginner English Students
- Category: Beginner Mini Lessons
- Written by Chris Cotter
Everyone knows Facebook. You can write updates about your life, post pictures, share information and music, and more. It has a huge impact on everyday life for millions of people.
There are many people who dislike Facebook, though. Facebook collects a lot of information about its users. It knows you and your friends' names, birth dates, likes and dislikes, locations, and so on. Facebook might also give this information to other companies.
Facebook has positive points too. People can keep in contact with old friends, for example. Facebook also helped the world know about the revolutions in Egypt and Libya.
So what do you think about Facebook?
Preview the lesson material:
Warm Up: Discuss the question with your partner for five minutes.
- Do you use Facebook? How about other social media websites?
Comprehension Questions: Answer the questions before/after your read the article.
- How do people use Facebook?
- Why do some people dislike Facebook?
- What are the good points about Facebook?
Discuss: Discuss these questions with a partner. Remember to support your answers.
- Do you like Facebook? Why/not?
- Do you agree with the positive points in the article? How about the negative points?
- Can you think of other positives or negatives about Facebook?