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Unit 01 : Adoption

Intermediate

Summary

Share your thoughts or experiences about the topics.
Be creative and make an interesting conversation with your tutor!

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Adoption

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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. 

Share your ideas with your tutor.

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Article

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.

“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

Source : Parents.com is part of the Parents Network.

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Question

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?