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Household Chores: Who does them?

Lesson Objectives: To discuss experiences on who takes care of different chores around the house and why.

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Listen carefully to the comments above and answer the question below for each person.

In your country and/or family, who is responsible for doing different household chores including cooking, cleaning, and helping children with homework? Please explain your answers.

  • In my house, my father __________________.
  • In my family, my mother is in charge of __________ + ing.*
  • Children are generally responsible for _________ + ing.
  • We have a maid, and she takes care of _________ + ing.
* A noun or a gerund is possible (e.g., My mother is in charge of the laundry/washing clothes.)

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