Vocabulary (Topic Single parent) by therza

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									Vocabulary (Topic: Single parent)

abandonment - pametimas, palikimas (šeimos ir pan.)
adoption - įvaikinimas
artificial insemination - dirbtinis apvaisinimas
association - susivienijimas
behavior - elgesys
care - rūpinimasis, priežiūra
census - surašymas
counsel - patarimas
couple - pora (sutuoktinių, įsimylėjėlių)
custodial - globėjiškas
dependent - išlaikomas
divorce - skyrybos
extramarital pregnancy - nesantuokinis nėštumas
family member - šeimos narys
formally married - oficialiai vedęs/ištekėjusi
household - namiškiai; šeimyna
influence - įtaka, poveikis
occurrence - atsitikimas
outcome - pasekmė, rezultatas
parenthood - motinystė, tėvystė
poverty - neturtas, skurdas
render assistance - teikti pagalbą
risk - rizika, pavojus
single parent - vienišas tėvas/motina
support - palaikymas, parama
unforeseen - nenumatytas



Discussion questions
1.   What kind of damage is made for children in these families?
2.   Why a lot of single parents are females?
3.   What are positive and negative points of single parenthood?
4.   How can our society help single parents, who feel disappointment with their life?
5.   Do you agree that couple family are better than single parent family? Why/Why not?
           Topic: Single parent

1. Match the words from the text in A to the defination in B.

A                          B

adoption                                                    two members of an intimate relationship
couple                                  refers to the actions or reactions of an object or organism,
                                                               usually in relation to the environment
behavior             a group of individuals who enter into an agreement to accomplish a purpose
divorce                           is deprivation of common necessities that determine the quality
                                                   of life, including food, clothing and other things
single parent                 is the procedure of acquiring information about every member of a
                                                                                     given population
poverty                                                              is the termination of a marriage
census                                          is the act of legally placing a child with a parent or
                                                  parents other than those to whom they were born
association                 is a parent who cares for one or more children without the assistance
                                                                        of another parent in the home




2. Write in the missing word in the following sentences.


extramarital     adopt            divorce          supported        care             abandoned


formaily married         dependent                 acounsel         povertv          adoption        census


1. The museum is ..................................... by public funds.
2. Her mother and father aren't .................................. , they aren't ready for it.
3. She had................................... relations and now she is pregnant.
4. A............................... party is a ceremony that célébrâtes the end of a marriage or civil
union.
5. He's totally .................................... on sleeping pills, since his wife has broken up with him.
6. My father gave me good .................................. , I am grateful for this.
7 .................... data is commonly used for research.
8. He doesn't ........................... about his work any more, he want to strike out a new line for
oneself.
9 ........................is often a root cause of child abandonment.
10. The National .................... Center is a valuable resource for current and prospective
families looking to................. a child.

								
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