Presentation on theme: "British Family & Personal Relationships. Warm-up Exercise The real meanings of WIFE, HUSBAND, FAMILY FAMILY F - father A - and M - mother I - I L - love."— Presentation transcript:
Warm-up Exercise The real meanings of WIFE, HUSBAND, FAMILY FAMILY F - father A - and M - mother I - I L - love Y - you HUSBAND H——housing 有房子 U——understanding 有心灵相通 S——sharing 有分享的喜悦 B——buying 有钱买想要的东西 A——and 还有 N——never 绝对不 D——demanding 要求太高
W----watch 照看 I----intelligent 聪明伶俐 F----faithful 忠实 E----everyday 在每一天 W - washing I - ironing F - food E - entertaining WIFE
Different family patterns Two generation households To be close but in separate houses Live further apart
Typical British Family Married coupleWith two or three children Hasband works full-time Wife does the housework Be happy
The changes in Modern household patterns Large households : In 1961, 16% In 2000, only 7% One person living alone: in 1961, 12% in 2000, 30% Depedent childern with lone mother: In 1972, 6% In 2000, 20%
Individual Work On page 20: What is the most common family form in 2000? In what other kind of household has there been a significant increase? What are the reasons for the increase in one parent household? What is the trend of the birth outside marriage?
The Revelation from Socrates By all means marry, if you get a good wife, you'll be happy, if you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher Marriage is an institution in which a man loses his bachelor's degree and the woman gets her master's.
Marriage is a 3-ring circus Engagement Ring Wedding Ring SuffeRing
A man inserted an ad in the classified: “WIFE WANTED”. The next day he received a hundred letters. They all said the same thing: “You can have mine!”
Traditional Belief of Marriage Most important goal One’s priority obligation Main concern in life The moral and romantic behaviore
The procedures of a marriage The decision to get married Engagement Reasons an agreement and public recognition
The Marriage Ceremony Civic ceremony: 1/5 of second marriage Religious ceremony: 1/2 for first time----- Church of England Marriage Service
Bridegroom and groom; Best man and bridesmaid Something old Something New Something Borrowed Something Blue
Wedding ring: a sign of the pure love make vows Saturday afternoon Wedding march: give her way
The changing aspects of marriage “Trial” marriage The increase in divorce The increase in one-parent family
Group Work Who does what in the family? Husbandwife Cooking, washing Cleaning house Gardening, pet care Children care maintenance Moving to another city Car, house buying Children’s education finance holidays Leisure activities
Household tasks Decision making Economic and cultural contribution sharing
The influence of youth culture on Family Life In 1950s, the notion of teenager Teddy boys music and fashion Alienation from the family Revolt against the values Group-mindedness Extreme sensitive to insults Dress and appearance
Beats Extreme pessimism about the future Freedom and being alone Jazz, poetry, drug Mods Hairestyles clothing
Hippies Distrust the political establishment Criticize the inequality Skinheads Dress Appearance activities
Pair Work The Dating Game Each pair makes a dialogue for 5~10’. The dialogue can be every aspect of the dating. For example, the talking between two boys about how to date, the talking between the boy and the girl during the dating, or the talking after the dating. The evaluation is based on the content of the dialogue, the pronunciation and the performance of the speakers. Assignment
Read through the passage about the British Leisure on your textbook. List the most favorite activities you like to do in your spare time
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