Smacking in Britain – level 1

29-07-2015 15:00

This news is from Great Britain. When children are bad, their parents  can smack them.

Experts from the United Nations advise Britain.

They say that smacking is not OK. They say that parents should not smack their children. They say that when a child is bad, you can do something else. Britain should tell parents what else they can do.

Difficult words: injure (to do something bad to somebody’s body), smack (to hit somebody’s face with your hand), advise (to say what someone should do).

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

Do you think it is OK to smack your child when he or she is bad?


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