Family

Responsibility

Опубликовано admin - сб, 05/26/2018 - 11:14
Questions for discussion: What is responsibility? What a responsible friend/spouse/parent/sibling/grandparent should be like? What are the responsibilities of parents? Should parents support their children financially while they are studying in a university? Do you agree that in Russia there are many adults living in dependence on their parents? How should kids be raised so that they get responsible and not to live off their parents? What should parents do with their adult children who live with them and don’t want to work? Should parents kick them out of the house? What do you think of the strategy when parents and their adult child separate financially and parents keep their child  going for a few months to give him/her time to find a job? What can be done if this strategy doesn’t work, and the child doesn’t look for a job? Do you know some irresponsible parents? In what situations should social service intervene? In what situations should it take children away from the family?

Cheating in School

Опубликовано admin - вс, 05/20/2018 - 15:12
Questions for discuusion: How have the ways of cheating in school changed since the time when we studied at school? What methods o f cheating did you use when you studied at school? What methods do students at schools and in universities use now? Did you cheat when you were at school? In university? Did it influence your life in a bad way? Do you think you could study harder at school and in university? Do you think teachers at school overload children? Is it possible for them to them manage without cheating? Is cheating the result of pressure in society that seems to promote that you should do whatever it takes to win or succeed? Do parents push kids too hard academically?

Are men and women treated equally in our society?

Опубликовано admin - сб, 05/12/2018 - 15:12
Questions for discussion: Do you believe that you are supposed to act in certain ways and do certain things because you are a man or a woman? Do you believe in gender stereotypes? How has the attitude to gender roles been changing over the years? Has it ever changed at all in your opinion? What behaviors are considered as appropriate for men but inappropriate for women? Are there different expectations for sons and daughters? If you have/had children, do/would you bring up boys and girls differently? Why? Boys and girls frequently play with different toys. Girls often have dolls and boys often have toy guns. Is that because they prefer different toys or because we give them different ones? Does this matter? To what extent do you think that the society tries to push (or unconsciously pushes) people into traditionally "female" and "male" roles? Jobs?

Should gay marriages be legalized?

Опубликовано admin - ср, 09/02/2015 - 10:59

Reading:

Gay marriage declared legal across the US in historic supreme court ruling

Same-sex marriages are now legal across the entirety of the United States after a historic supreme court ruling that declared attempts by conservative states to ban them unconstitutional.

In what may prove the most important civil rights case in a generation, five of the nine court justices determined that the right to marriage equality was enshrined under the equal protection clause of the 14th amendment.

The red hot business of divorce celebration

Опубликовано admin - чт, 12/11/2014 - 22:29

The red hot business of divorce celebration

By Barbara Balfour

After finalising a painful divorce Wendy Lewis decided there was only one way to celebrate - by blasting her wedding dress with a machine gun. To get the job done the newly divorced American gathered her female friends - and the dress - and flew to Las Vegas, Nevada for a long weekend.