Activity: The 'Real'fusal Skills


Educators should download the lesson plan and activity materials which contains speakers' notes.


1. To formulate ways to say no in three different situations, in which the same tobacco product is being offered.

2. To witness the potential and realistic dialogue that may take place in these different situations.

3. To discuss the many ways to refuse these products, based on how the scenes are portrayed by student groups.


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Branching Out

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