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Unit 01 : Adoption 領養英文
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Whether for people or for animals, adoption is a keenly emotional subject.
In recent years society’s attitudes towards this challenging issue are changing.
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Read this article with your teacher.
Did you know that 2.3 percent of minors live with adoptive parents? That’s 2,072,312 children under age 18, according to data compiled by the United States Census Bureau in 2010. Even so, there are still thousands of children hoping to join a loving and supportive family.
您是否知道 2.3% 的未成年人與養父母同住？ 根據美國人口普查局 2010 年編制的數據，這是 2,072,312 名 18 歲以下的兒童。即便如此，仍有成千上萬的兒童希望加入一個充滿愛心和支持的家庭。
“Family is family. Love is love. It doesn’t matter how children come into your family, you love them the same. It is a gift to see my children laugh and play and enjoy each other. My biggest hope in this life is that we will raise happy, healthy, productive adults who want to spend time with us and each other,” said Stephanie
“家人就是家人。 愛就是愛。 無論孩子如何進入您的家庭，您都一樣愛他們。 看到我的孩子們歡笑、玩耍並享受彼此的快樂是一份禮物。 我此生最大的希望是，我們將培養快樂、健康、多產的成年人，他們願意與我們和彼此共度時光，”斯蒂芬妮說
Source : Parents.com is part of the Parents Network.
Share your ideas with your tutor by answering the following questions.
1.Do you know anyone who was adopted? Can you think of any famous people who were adopted?
2.What are some of the reasons people adopt children?
3.What do you think about couples that adopt children from different countries?
4.Should same-sex couples be allowed to adopt? Why?
5.Should the government encourage people to adopt? Why?