Cristina Rubio
Give your opinion about the next three statements: 1) Your “family” are the people who care about you, not necessarily your blood relatives. I totally agree. I think that if, for example, you have adoptive parents and they are kind with you, they love you and they take care of you, they become your real parents. So for me, blood in this case would be something secondary. 2) It’s better to be an only child than to have brothers and sisters. I’m afraid I don’t really agree. In my opinion, to have siblings is much better than to be an only child because an only child use to be very spoiled as they are the centre of the love and attention of their parents. But if the child have siblings, they have to share those love and attention and they would learn to be more mature and less capricious. 3) When children are young it’s better for one parent not to work and to look after them. I agree up to a point, but I don’t think this is the real solution. In many cases the mothers are who do this action and it’s unfair because after several years they find problems to reincorporate to their jobs or to find a new one. So, the ideal would be that both parents take care of their children when they are young.
Feb 14, 2021 1:08 PM
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Give your opinion about the next three statements: 1) Your “family” are the people who care about you, not necessarily your blood relatives. I totally agree. I think that if, for example, you have adoptive parents and they are kind to you, they love you and they take care of you, they become your real parents. So for me, blood is secondary in this case . 2) It’s better to be an only child than to have brothers and sisters. I’m afraid I don’t really agree. In my opinion, to have siblings is much better than to be an only child because an only child is often very spoiled as they are the centre of the love and attention of their parents. But if the child have siblings, they have to share that love and attention and learn to be more mature and less capricious. 3) When children are young it’s better for one parent not to work and to look after them. I agree up to a point, but I don’t think this is the realistic solution. In many cases it is unfair to mothers are who take this path because after several years they find problems to going back to their jobs or finding a new one. So, the ideal would be that both parents take care of their children when they are young.
Great English! Penultimate sentence could be “... they find it a problem to go back to their job or to find a new one”. Difference is whether you use problem or problems.
Feb 14, 2021 2:54 PM
Give your opinion about the next three statements: 1) Your “family” are the people who care about you, not necessarily your blood relatives. I totally agree. I think that if, for example, you have adoptive parents and they are kind to you, they love you and they take care of you, they become your real parents. So for me, blood in this case would be something secondary. 2) It’s better to be an only child than to have brothers and sisters. I’m afraid I don’t really agree. In my opinion, to have siblings is much better than to be an only child because an only child use to be very spoiled as they are the centre (American English spells this center, but this is not incorrect depending on your focus) of the love and attention of their parents. But if the child has siblings, they have to share the love and attention, and they would learn to be more mature and less capricious. 3) When children are young it’s better for one parent not to work and to look after them. I agree up to a point, but I don’t think this is the real solution. In many cases, the mothers are who stay home, and it’s unfair because after several years, they find problems going back to their jobs or to finding a new one. So, the ideal would be that both parents take care of their children when they are young.
Great work! I agree with your thoughts on these topics. 👏🏻
Feb 14, 2021 1:54 PM
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Cristina Rubio
Language Skills
English, Spanish
Learning Language
English