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LOS CURSOS DE INGLES GRATIS PREFERIDOS POR LOS HISPANOHABLANTES

 

UNIT 9 - INTERMEDIATE LEVEL
Do Korean women work?

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Ryan:
Soo Mi:
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Ryan:
Soo Mi:
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Ryan:
Soo Mi:
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Ryan:
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Soo Mi:

Look at this headline, Soo Mi.
Wow !! So many people in the United States get divorced !!
Is it the same in Korea?
I don't think so. In Korea some marriages break up, but most couples stay together.
Do people get married young?
Not really. Very few people get married before
the age of 20.
Hmm. Do women usually work after they get married?
No, a lot of women stay home and take care of their families. But some work.


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ACTIVITY # 1

WHILE LISTENING TO THE DIALOGUE TRY TO COMPLETE THIS CONVERSATION.
THEN CHECK YOUR ANSWERS WITH THE ORIGINAL TEXT ABOVE. 
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Ryan:

Look at this , Soo Mi.

Soo Mi:

Wow !! So many people in the United States get divorced !!

Ryan:

Is it the same in Korea?

Soo Mi:

I don't think so. In Korea some marriages , but most couples stay together.

Ryan:

Do people young?

Soo Mi:

Not really. Very few people get married before the age of 20.

Ryan:

Hmm. Do women usually work after they get married?

Soo Mi:

No, a lot of women stay home and of their families. But some work.

 

ACTIVITY # 2

FOR QUESTIONS 1-5 CHOOSE THE ANSWER WHICH FITS BEST ACCORDING
TO THE DIALOGUE. THEN CLICK HERE TO CHECK YOUR ANSWERS.

1.

 A "headline” is ...  

 

   a descriptive or general heading.
   a head of a newspaper story or article usually printed in large type.
   a bibliographical analysis of groups of publications that is usually published periodically. 

2.

Very few people in Korea marry ...

 

   at the age of 20.
   after the age of 20.   
  
before the age of 20. 

3.

 People in the US get divorced because they marry too young.   

 

   True.
  
False.
 

4.

Why does Soo Mi say that Korean women do not work after getting married?

 

   Because they want to stay at home.
   Because their husbands do not allow them.
   Because they must stay with their children.

   Because they stay at home and take care of their families.

5.

 Which one of the following words is a synonym for "take care"?

 

  look through.
  look down.

  look after.

 

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