Why the US Life Expectancy Has Decreased

Kelly Ross

Grammar — Intermediate Level
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Watch the video and choose the best option to correctly complete the statements below

  1. The amount of years Americans are expected to live   gone down

  2. Drug abuse and suicide   among the reasons why this is happening

  3. America   also seen an increase in maternal death rates

  4. African American women   more likely to die during labor than white women

  5. The country's health system   partly to blame for the current decrease in life expectancy

  6. Obesity is also linked as a reason why Americans   living as long


Practice your writing skills by discussing the questions below

  1. What other causes do you think reduce life expectancy? Why?

  2. What things cause deaths among you people in your area?

  3. If you could live to be over 100, would you want to? Why or why not?

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