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Lesson 2 – Elderly Problems in HK (discussion & debate)






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  • Lesson 2 – Elderly Problems in Hong Kong Discussion and Debate 16th November, 2010
  • Problem-solving
    • Situation
    • There are five members in the Chan’s family:
    • Mr. Chan
    • Mrs. Chan
    • Grandpa (Mr. Chan’s father)
    • Siu Ming (elder son)
    • Siu Fan (younger daughter)
  • Situation of the Role Play
  • What can we do to take care of grandpa? To employ a domestic helper to take care of grandpa 請家庭傭工在家中照顧祖父 To send grandpa to Home for Elderly 送祖父去老人院 Choice 2 Choice 1
  • Pros ( 贊成 ) and Cons ( 反對 ) Grandpa may feel lonely Grandpa can live with the family It may be expensive to employ a domestic helper
  • Debate Pros ( 贊成 ) and Cons ( 反對 )
  • Can you solve the problem? Has the financial burden of the family increased?
  • Useful Vocabulary
    • filial piety ( 孝道 ) e.g. Chinese people stress filial piety.
    • dutiful ( 盡責 ) e.g. Mr. and Mrs. Chan are dutiful parents, they take care of their children well.
    • lonely ( 孤獨 ) e.g. Mrs. Wong feels very sad and lonely.
    • living environment/ condition ( 居住環境 ) e.g. The living environment/ condition of poor people is bad.
    • used to / accustom ( 習慣 ) e.g. I used to live on my own./ I am not accustomed to live with other people.
  • Useful Vocabulary
    • temper ( 脾氣 ) e.g. My grandfather has bad temper.
    • his/her own wish ( 他 / 她的意願 ) e.g. Living in the Home for Elderly is grandmother’s own wish.
    • financial burden ( 經濟負擔 )
    • helpless ( 無助 )
    • moral ( 道德 ) / immoral ( 不道德 )
    • harmony ( 融洽 )
    • interpersonal relationship ( 人際關係 )
  • Homework
    • Worksheet P.5
    • Discussion in the next lesson (Next Monday):
    • What should they do to take care of grandpa?
    • Who is to take care of grandpa?
  • Remember to hand in your group list in the next lesson!!! This is very important because we will start prepare for the role play on Monday. You can send the group list to my e-mail: [email_address]
  • See you ~