Dialogue:______read aloud in pairs
A: What do you think of fox-hunting?
B: I'm completely against it.
A: But if you worked on a farm and your chickens were killed by foxes, you'd
B: I doubt it. People who keep all those hounds and dress up in colourful
costumes really enjoy killing foxes. Besides, it's such a cruel way to kill them.
A: Do you really think so? Once the first dog has caught up with the fox, death is
B: You seem to forget that the fox is already dying of exhaustion after a long chase.
Then it's torn to pieces. If farmers really need to kill foxes, why don't they just shoot
them? There'd be far less damage to the countryside without hunts.
A: But fox-hunting is part of country life. It's one of our traditions.
B: That's beside the point. Dog fighting and cock fighting were traditions and so
was slavery before we became a more civilized society by making these things