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Caring for the Elderly


High Int – Adv

In many countries, the elderly are the fastest growing population. Is it a child's responsibility to care for his or her aging parent? Students debate the use of nursing homes.

  • nursing home
  • parent-sitter
  • guilty
  • Alzheimers
  • diet
  • blindness
  • middle-aged
  • duty
  • ashamed
  • elderly
PDF Content
  • reading
  • comprehension questions
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • discussion questions
  • debate questions
Task Content
  • Warm-Up(Reference)
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Read & Listen(Reference)
  • Comprehension(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Vocabulary Review(Type in the Blanks)
  • Discussion or Writing(Reference)
  • Sentence Stems for Debating(Reference)
  • Debate #1(Reference)
  • Debate #2(Reference)
  • Personal Response(Speaking Task)