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Unit Review

Comprehension Check

Type short answers to the following questions in the spaces provided. Then, click on “Read the answer” to check your answer. If you do not understand some of the questions, review the unit and listen to the presentation again.

  1. What family problem is this radio show about?

    Read the answer

    The problem is the difficulty of working and having children.
  2. What are many women doing because of this problem?

    Read the answer

    They are deciding not to have children.
  3. What did Donna decide to do so she could continue to succeed in her career?

    Read the answer

    She decided not to have children.
  4. How do Randy and Michelle take care of their children while they are working?

    Read the answer

    The children go to daycare.
  5. Why does Michelle think daycare is the best place for children?

    Read the answer

    Daycare workers are professionals who know how to look after children.
  6. What did Rachel and her husband used to do before they had children?

    Read the answer

    They used to work almost all the time.
  7. How do Rachel and her husband look after their children now?

    Read the answer

    They both work part-time.
  8. What is difficult for Rachel and her husband now?

    Read the answer

    They can't be very successful at work because they only work part-time.
  9. What did Dave do when he and his wife had their first baby?

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    He quit his job to stay home and look after the baby.
  10. Why does Dave's wife work instead of Dave?

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    She makes more money than Dave.