Welcome to this course on capital punishment, a controversial and widely-discussed issue.
You should work through this course in the order given.
- In the information section you will get an overview of
- the history of capital punishment
- arguments in favour and against the death penalty
- the death penalty in the USA
- methods of execution
- death penalty statistics
- Difficult words are explained when you click on the links. There is a word list at the end of the section (printable!)
- Watch the video to get a more detailed view of the topic.
- Several exercises, tests and crosswords make sure that you review and remember what you have read and seen.