Questions: ジャレド・ダイアモンド: よりよく老いる社会とは?

Part 1   (Comprehension Questions with Sample Answer):


  1. What does the speaker talk about?
  2. What is tribal societies?
  3. Where does people in U.S.end up when they get old?
  4. What are the two conditions conditions in society mentioned by the speaker?
  5. What is nomadic society?
  6. What is marginal and fluctuating environment?
  7. What did the speaker talk about about happy extreme?
  8. How many sets of reasons for the variation among societies in the treatment of old people mentioned by the speaker?
  9. What is the first reason?
  10. What is the second reason?


Part 2   (Express Yourself Questions):


  1. Does caring for grandchildren really suggest a better treatment to the elderly or does it imply the opposite one?
  2. Would it be worthy if we allow the society to grow in a traditional way of living?
  3. Does the situation of elderly people really have something to do with the advances of technology? If so, in what ways?
  4. In your own ways, how can you let the elderly people you know (or may notknow) feel that they are treated well and that they deserve good retirement lives?
  5. What other ways would you suggest on how our societies can support our elders better? 6. Are you afraid of getting old?
  6. What is your ideal old age to live to?
  7. Do you prefer to live in the retirement home or live with young people?
  8. Where do you wish to live when you are old?
  9. Why do you think people send their elders to nursing homes?
  10. Do you think sending your loved ones to nursing homes is a kind of abandonment? 12. Do you think we should take care of our parents when they grow old? Is it a family duty?
  11. Do you ever get tired of family duties?
  12. Does the government in your country care of people in their old age?
  13. Would you consider living in an retirement home when you’re older?
  14. What are the pros and cons of being in a nursing home? Do the pros outweigh the cons?
  15. Are your parents in a nursing home now?
  16. How much does it cost to keep your loved ones in a nursing home?
  17. What do you think is the best age to be?
  18. Many elderly people have disabilities which limit their mobility.Do buses, shops and public buildings in your country provide easy access for the disabled or are your towns and cities designed mainly for the young and able-bodied? Why is this?


Part 3   (Activity): MULTIPLE CHOICE

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