Death of Common Sense – English Listening Practice




The Death of Common Sense – An obituary
Advanced English Listening Practice

Today we mourn the passing of a beloved old friend, COMMON SENSE.

The text to “The Death of Common Sense” was a viral message sent to me over a decade ago and I thought I would share it with you now as a listening activity.
This is a modified version of an essay written by Lori Borgman.
Her website has many more interesting stories and essays which can be found here: http://www.loriborgman.com/

Her book “The Death of Common Sense & Profiles of Those Who Knew Him” which includes the original version of this story is also available on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2SAB3fx

You can find this version of the Death of Common Sense here:
https://www.woodwardenglish.com/death-of-common-sense-obituary/

What has happened to the world today?
What has happened to common sense?
Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below.

#DeathOfCommonSense #EnglishListening #Story

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