Hello everyone. This week, we talk about 'mammoni'. In Italy, living with one's parents until well into adulthood is an old tradition. However, it's becoming more common in the UK. On Six Minute English, Rob and Finn discuss the reasons behind this perennial social phenomenon.
1) This week's official question: What percentage of 20 to 34-year-olds were living at home with their parents in 2013, according to the UK's Office for National Statistics? Was it:
a) 16%; b) 26%; c) 36%
2) Even after marriage, a couple may find it too ...
3) The most important reason why people live with their parents is the economic ______ .
4) What's Luke Sibson's biggest difficulty over living with his mother?
5) The advantages for Alberto Balagan in living with his parents are ...
6) Living at home successfully depends on ...
Now listen to the programme, then answer the questions. Post your answers on the Tag Board or in a Comment.
For straight questions ending in a ?, give a short answer.
For statements ending in ..., complete the sentence according to what you hear.
An underscore, or ____ , denotes one word that fills the gap.
Don't neglect the vocabulary list. You can collect a lot of useful expressions here.
Let's see how many participants we get this week! And next week, we'll choose a more cheerful topic.
Have a good weekend!