France fights anorexia – level 1

09-04-2015 15:00

Anorexia is a disease. A person with anorexia does not eat. A person with anorexia is too thin.

There are 40,000 people with anorexia in France. Ninety per cent of them are women. Anorexia is a problem. The French government wants to change this situation. The government makes a new law.

This law is about fashion models. They must not be too thin. They must see a doctor. The doctor says if the fashion model is OK.

There are websites about anorexia on the Internet. Some websites like anorexia. They say that it is OK. These websites are called “Pro-ana”. The French government wants to stop Pro-ana websites.

Difficult words: disease (when your body is very sick), government (leaders), law (a text which says what people must do or not do).

You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.

Is this new law a good idea? What do you think?


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