The Marriage Vow I, _______, take you _______ to be my wife/husband, to have and to hold, from this day forward; for better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health, to love and to cherish and honor (submit), until we are parted by death, as God is my witness, I give you my promise.
Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It is not rude, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres. Love never fails. What is love?
If youre going to marry a foreigner, what might be the problems that youll face?
family language custom religion culture
Ian MillerToula Portokalos a high school English teacher, vegetarian Greek, 30
Wedding of Great Culture Shock
Part I: Toula and Her Family
What different roles do Toulas mother and father play respectively in her family? Question for consideration
Part II: Toula s Love
Why doesnt Toulas father agree to Toulas love with Ian? What do you think of the American society? A salad bowl or a melting pot? Why Questions for consideration
Part III: Toula s Family Vs. Ians Familay
Points for Attention Baptism Christianity Easter Differences between Toulas and Ians families
Part IV: The Wedding Bride and Groom
Maid of Honor
Point for Attention The procedure of the wedding
Now, how do you understand the title My Big Fat Greek Wedding?
Assignment presentation of 6 to 8 minutes 4 in 1 group everyone shall be involved in the presentation narrow you presentation to one specific aspect of the topic given content, pronunciation and intonation, cooperation, fluency
Presentation Topics 1.Womans role / Family 2.Christianity 3.Easter 4.Wedding ceremony 5.Minorities in the U.S. compare & contrast