Spending Time With Family or Friends

Introduction

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Many people consider spending time with either family or friends an enjoyable experience. Given that we choose our friends and not our family, it can sometimes be more of a challenging time at family gatherings, but at the same time can also be a more relaxed time where we feel free from judgement than when with friends.

Vocabulary

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  • friend (noun)
  • family (noun)
  • like (verb)
  • dislike (verb)
  • difficult (adjective)
  • akward (adjective)
  • enjoyable (adjective)
  • gathering (noun)
  • hang out (phrasal verb)
  • relax (verb)

The Question

Try and have a conversation for 2-3 minutes answering the following question.
Do you prefer spending time with family or friends?

Additional Questions

Keep the conversation going with these follow questions related to Spending Time With Family or Friends
  • Do you spend more free time with family or friends?
  • What do you like/dislike about spending time with friends?
  • What do you like to do when spending time with friends?
  • What do you like/dislike about spending time with family?
  • What do you like to do when spending time with family?

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