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Lesson Plan: Antibiotic resistance is threatening our health

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This lesson plan focuses on building vocabulary through an article on one of today’s hottest healthcare topics, the growth of antibiotic resistance.

B2-C1 level

Before you read the article, think about these questions

  1. What do you know about antibiotic resistance?
  2. Why do you think antibiotic resistance is threatening our health?
  3. Why is it difficult to develop new types of antibiotics?
  4. Why don’t pharmaceutical companies want to invest in developing new


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