Saturday, 7 November 2009

Fourth year - Listening practice: family matters


Arranged marriages in Bangladesh:

Listen to the following conversation and answer the questions below:



1) Why are arranged marriages declining in Bangladesh?

a) Because it is against the law

b) Because young people don't like the custom

c) Because western culture is a great influence

2) The bride and groom only meet ________ before the wedding.




3) Enam says he _______ to have an arranged marriage.






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Bangladesh and Mexico: Divorce rate

Listen to the following conversation and answer the following questions:



1) Enam says the rate of divorce is _______ for arranged marriage.




2) Enam says the key is _______ each other's values.




3) Katia say divorce _____ shocking.




4) Katia thinks it is going up because of _______.




5) She also think _____ has changed.






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