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Tipo di esercizi
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Domande in serie
Libro
Performer B1 Phases / Volume ONE
Capitolo
Unit 8
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STEP 1 Warm-up
Choose the correct alternative. Then answer questions 2-3 in one or two sentences.

1 Simple household chores ________ of the duties of an au pair.
2 Have you ever heard about au pair programmes?
3 Do you know the difference between a housemaid and an au pair?
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STEP 2 Read about Sandra's experience as an au pair in the US
Read the text and say if the sentences are true or false.
A: Sandra has not accomplished her studies yet.
B: She already had some English language skills when she sent her application.
C: Sandra shares a room with the children.
D: Sandra doesn't have to wash the children's clothes.
E: She occasionally has to rake the leaves in the garden.
F: Taking the dog out in the morning is not one of Sandra's duties.
G: Sandra has a day off a week.
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STEP 3 Check your understanding
Which of the following chores are part of Sandra's duties? Choose the correct alternative.
A: Mowing the lawn.
B: Laying and clearing the table.
C: Doing the ironing for the whole family.
D: Picking up the kids from school.
E: Making Pauline and Frank's bed.
F: Doing the washing for the kids.
G: Taking out the rubbish.
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STEP 4 Expand your vocabulary
Look at the words in bold in the text and match them with the correct definition.

1 make a formal request ________
2 benefit from an experience as much as possible ________
3 be on good terms with someone ________
4 distributed ________
5 a family that welcomes a young person into their home in return for services or payment ________
6 going in the direction of ________
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STEP 5 Sum it up
Complete the summary of the text with the correct words.

Sandra's ________ to become an au pair was accepted last year and at the moment she is living with an American ________ family. This means that she ________ the children and helps with the housework in exchange for ________ and some pocket money. The tasks she ________ are not heavy. They are the same light chores she used to do at home, such as dusting, doing the washing or ________ the bedrooms. She has a 30-hour work ________ from Monday to Saturday. Her ________ with the family is really good and Sandra will probably miss them when her stay comes to an end.
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STEP 6 Your turn: write about it
Choose the correct alternative. Then write a paragraph of 100 words about how housework is organised in your family. You can use questions 2-5 as prompts.

1 A person who likes to have his or her home extremely tidy and clean and who spends a lot of time cleaning is called a ________.
2 Is there a member of your family who does most of the chores?
3 Which household chores can't you stand doing?
4 Which ones don't you mind doing?
5 Do you tidy up your bedroom on a regular basis?
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