When life gives you lemons – make lemonade If life gives you strict teachers – thank them If life gives you strict parents – obey them [ i ] [ i: ] [ æ ] [ e ] [ ai ] [ei ]
Your parents: What are they? cool understanding responsiblekind friendly generous greedy rude clever angry rude annoying open unfair careful careless beloved nice honest frank
to be loser to lecture smb to be fed up with smb/smth to reach compomise to be greatful to smb for smth it ocured to me
. Remember: be active, polite, ask questions and find out all the information you want to know, work out what to do in such situations. • You are talking to your friend who is sad after quarreling with parents. Remember to ask: • what the matter with him is; • what the reason for the quarrel was (bad school marks, not helping at home, his/her rudeness, parents treating him/her as a child, pocket money, etc.); • if he/she often quarrels with parents; • what the usual reasons for such quarrels are; • if he/she tried to talk to his/her parents and solve the disagreement; • what he/she is planning to do to change the situation; • if he/she knows other people with the same problems and how they coped with them; • if you can be helpful and in what way.