Saturday, May 30, 2015

Hotel Tansylvania, Delivery Man & The Change-up: Parenthood





I. Talk to a partner:

1. Do you have children? Talk about them.
2. What were (are) the most difficult moments while raising your child? 
3. If you don't have a child, what do you think your greatest challenges would be?


II. Here is a list of what a research showed parents believe were/are their greatest concerns about parenthood. Talk to a friend a write 1 to 5. 5 being extremely difficult and 1  no  concern at all.


  • Sleepless nights
  • Having patience
  • Getting children to eat the right foods
  • Give your child what they want without spoiling them
  • Getting children to clean their teeth properly
  • Dealing with an ill child
  • Leaving your baby for the first time
  • Getting a baby to sleep through the night
  • Getting children to do their homework
  • Going back to work after having a baby
  • Keeping an eye on your child 24/7
  • Trying to stop children spending too much time in front of a computer/TV
  • Bed-wetting
  • Getting a toddler to stay in bed
  • Getting time off work when your children are ill
  • Your child’s first ever day at school
  • Teaching them the value of money
  • Keeping a lid on bad language
  • Getting to school on time
  • Keeping an eye on what your children are looking at online/watching on TV etc
  • Preventing children from smoking or using drugs
  • Coping when you’re child’s first pet has died and knowing what to say

II. Watch the movie segment from the movie Hotel Transylvania and answer the questions:
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1. How did he cope with parenthood?
2. What were his major difficulties?
3. Which item in the previous exercise did he have the hardest time at?
4. What advice would you give him?


III. Watch the movie segment from the movie The Change up  and answer the questions:

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1. How did he cope with parenthood?
2. What were his major difficulties?
3. Which item in the previous exercise did he have the hardest time at?
4. What advice would you give him?

IV. Watch the segment from the movie Delivery Man and answer the questions. Dracula had a different situation and had a different task with his daughter.

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1. How did he cope with parenthood?
2. What were his major difficulties?
3. Which item in the previous exercise did he have the hardest time at?
4. What advice would you give him?





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