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Unit two Happy Family Life (II)
Part I Warming up A Vocabulary Jealous:envious
You are going to hear a man and woman talking about some relationships, such as parents, neighbors, boyfriends or girlfriends. What do you think which one is most important to you?
Key 3. Neighbors The other members of the family 3
B Vocabulary Treat:a source of special delight or pleasure
You are going to listen four people talk about their relationships with their parents How about your relationship with your parents?
Key Not remember very much about childhood/not very close/not talk very much Get on very well with mum/talk very openly
Fond memories of childhood/seemingly spoil us (mum) always tell me to do this and do that/(father) let me do what I want
C First just read the following difficult sentences Then listen Listen again without looking at these sentences
Part II Mothers and daughters
Vocabulary: Strain:pull, draw or stretch tight Nurture:nourish, feed Onset:a beginning, a start Puberty:a stage of adolescence in which an individual becomes physiologically capable of sexual reproduction
Maternal:relating to or characteristic of a mother or motherhood Diffuse:make less soften Impetus:an impelling force, an impulse
You are going to hear a report on the relationships between mothers and daughters.
Key Lynn : a mother’s premature death on children the most perfect/wonderful/loving
Roni Cohen-Sandler Clinical psychologist The daughter’s puberty
Victoria Secunda Sociologist and author Widespread Much before the daughter’s puberty When You and Your Mother Can’t Be Friends
Listen again and focus on what causes the conflicts between mothers and daughters. What is the advice given by experts?
Key Mother: Everything personally Her own experience Daughter: Listening to me wrong
According to Victoria In her footsteps Looks, clothes, behavior, etc. Betrayed Daughter: Different life Mother:
Let go A good impetus for healthy change mediator
Part III A Vocabulary: Polygamy:the practice of having more than one wife at the same time Intact: whole because no part has been touched, spoilt, or broken
Listen to the passage and complete the outline with the information you hear on the tape.
Key B. Offering affectional joys I. A. Providing necessities of life C. Giving children to adulthood
II. A. Extended family B. Nuclear family C. Polygamous household E. brothers and sisters and sisters’ children F. Communal living group
III. A. Economic conditions B. Industrialization and urbanization C. Inheritance customs
B. vocabulary Disintegrate: become reduced to components, fragments or particles Therapist: one who specializes in the provision of a particular therapy
Listening to a report on family changes in the U.S.A. Focus on the kinds of American households.