Quarantine and COVID-19 Explained

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Listening — Intermediate Level
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Watch the video and answer the questions

  1. A quarantine happens when a person gets infected.

  2. Quarantines are implemented in order to  

  3. Which of the following statements is true?

  4. What are some of the disadvantages of quarantine that the video mentioned?

  5. Why do people still feel that quarantine is like being in a prison?


Practice your writing skills by discussing the questions below

  1. Is your government currently implementing mandatory quarantine?

  2. What's your opinion about your government's decision regarding mandatory quarantine?

  3. What are the advantages and disadvantages of mandatory quarantine or Cordon Sanitaire?

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      • spread from one person or organism to another by direct or indirect contact
      • an action taken to counteract a danger or threat.
      • the process or period of time in which harmful bacteria or viruses increase in size or number in a person's or animal's body but do not yet produce the effects of disease
      • required by a law or rule
      • an action or method that is planned and used to achieve a particular goal


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