We have got a serious problem in our society, especially in Spain. A great number of variables is affecting this dramatic situation. Educational system, uninterested and unmotivated children, broken families, fall in the number of marriages, increasing divorce rates... would be some of these negative factors.
Perhaps the solution is simple and it is based in just going back to our roots, as it seems to be happening in Scandinavian countries or Germany, where the concept of family is a major concern.
Here are some articles to read about the issue:
A crisis in the family (The Daily Telegraph)
Interesting previous posts in this blog:
Activities for my 2º ESO students: What would be your ideal family, your ideal teacher, your ideal school? Try finding solution for unmotivated students. You will have use HYPOTHETICAL CONDITIONALS.
Here's a listening exercise to do: The future of marriage (6 Minute English, BBC Learning English)
Here's a new section in BBC Learning English: The Experiment. This unit deals with...
- Episode 180418 / 18 April 2018 >>> An app to calm you down - Language related to 'Mental health'. Need-to-know language: depressed, open up, comfort, counsellor & therapy.