Eiken Lis 2017-2
Inside Reading Unit 9 Reading-1 Hydroponics
- Read aloud by Part-> Identify the main idea/topic sentence(s) of each paragraph
=> Speak the main idea of each subtitle in one sentence.
=> Blog Write the main ideas of the article in four to six sentences.
Interest: Blog A dating school for China’s many men
Men outnumber women by 32.66 million on Chinese mainland
Competitions aren’t limited to enter a prestigious university or to get a job in a government department in China. There is a much more serious, life-determining event that young Chinese men are facing. To find a girlfriend or wife.
As of the end of 2017, men outnumbered women by 32.66 million on the Chinese mainland. Though this imbalanced gender ratio of 104.81 males for every 100 females has improved from previous years because of the comprehensive two-child policy implemented since 2015, there still are a lot more young men than women. However, among the generations that were severely affected by the previous one-child policy, the situation is more intense. Between the age of 15 and 29, there are 112 men for every 100 women. So, how to find and get along with a girlfriend is no less serious than getting a good job.
But where there is a problem, there are always solutions either online or in person. Since young Chinese are used to take extra-curricular courses, some young men are now attending schools that teach them how to date women.
If women have more choices than men, what their attitudes tend to be? What kind of social problems will they face?
=> Speak If you were an ordinary Chinese man/woman, how would you try to get an ideal partner?