Presentation on theme: "Set 9.1(2002) Your teacher thinks that many students do not spend much time with their families. The teacher has asked your group to discuss this. Hi!"— Presentation transcript:
Set 9.1(2002) Your teacher thinks that many students do not spend much time with their families. The teacher has asked your group to discuss this. Hi! I’m Rose. Hi! I’m Wendy. Hi! I’m Mary.
MaryWendyRose Our teacher thinks that many students do not spend much time with their families. We are going to discuss this. First of all, why don’t some families spend much time together? Do you have any ideas? Start the discussion Asking for ideas
Mary WendyRose Perhaps, the parents are too busy at work. Some of them work more than 8 hours a day! Do you have any ideas, Rose? Giving a reason and additional information Asking a question
MaryWendyRose The students are also very busy. They have a lot of homework and revision to do after school. I spend 3 to 4 hours to do these every evening. Too hard for me! I can’t stand it. Giving a reason and additional information Asking a question
MaryWendyRose You’re right! They don’t spend much time together even on holidays. Parents would like to rest at home but children would like to go out with their friends! Generatio n gap! Agreeing, giving a reason and explanation
MaryWendyRose Well, what are the bad things of not spending time with your family? Do you have any ideas? My parents sleep a lot during holidays. And I like to go out with my friends more than with them. Telling personal experience and point of view Asking a new question
MaryWendyRose Moreover, you’ve less chances to show your care and affection to other family members. Family bonds will be weakened in this way. Do you have any ideas, Mary? It’s hard to develop mutual understanding if family members seldom talk to each other. Giving an idea with an explanation Giving an idea with a effect Asking a new question
MaryWendyRose You’ll be in lack of family support. You’ll find no one listening to you at home. You’re right. You’ll not be happy at home if all the family members are apathetic to each other. Giving an idea Showing support and giving addition idea
MaryWendyRose Why should you spend time with your family? Can you think of any reasons? The main reason is to strengthen family bonds. More face to face interaction means better understanding. Moving to a new point Giving an idea and explanation
MaryWendyRose And it’s easy to get family support if family members love and care about each other. You’re right! We need warm and affectionate atmosphere at home. Giving an idea with explanation Showing support and giving additional idea
MaryWendyRose Finish the discussion with your group members. Summing up points
MaryWendyRose The End Bye-bye! See you next time. See you! Have a good day!