Speaking Part 3 Revision – Family and Culture
1. Why have family sizes in the world decreased in the last few decades?
Suggested Ideas: People’s increasing financial independence and priority to pursue a professional career.
2. What do you think are the roles of old people in families these days?
Suggested Ideas: Taking care of children and helping housewives with housework.
3. How have the ways young people see families changed in your country in the last few years?
Suggested Ideas: They will soon leave their family to live independently and see taking care of their family as an obligation.
4. What problems can a family of young parents face these days?
Suggested Ideas: Increasing costs of living and mental conflicts.
5. What do you think a traditional family will look like in 20 years?
Suggested Ideas: Decrease in family size and affected more greatly by technology.
1. Could you please tell me some culture which represents your country?
Suggested Ideas: Loyalty, punctuality, diligence and social responsibility.
2. Is it important to preserve a country’s cultures?
Suggested Ideas: Yes because they are unique and represent the cultural identity of many people.
3. Do you think that young generations these days care about protecting their country’s cultures?
Suggested Ideas: Yes with examples of cultural events and forums organized by youth worldwide.
4. How has globalization affected cultures around the world?
Suggested Ideas: Culture is relative and it can change.
5. What can a government do to make sure that the jobs of preserving national cultures and exchanging global cultures are in balance?
Suggested Ideas: It can organize events which promote local cultures and collectively learn from other countries’ cultures.
What are the well-known cultures of your country? Please share them with others by leaving a comment.
Watch this TED Talk, delivered by Christen Reighter, to understand why women of the modern society no longer want to have children.