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Exercise 1. Read the following passage và mark the letter A, B, C, or D lớn indicate the correct answer lớn each of the questions.

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For Catherine Lumby, deciding khổng lồ take on the role of breadwinner in her relationship was not a difficult choice. When she discovered she was pregnant with her first child, she had just been offered a demanding new role as Director of the truyền thông and Communications department at the University of Sydney. But she didn't see this as an obstacle, & wasprepared to lớn use childcare when the children were old enough. It came, therefore, as a surprise to lớn Lumby và her husband Derek that, after the birth of their son, they couldn’t actually bear the thought of putting himinto childcare tor nine hours a day. As she was the one with the secure job,the role of primary care-giver fell khổng lồ Derek, who was writing scripts for television. This arrangement continued for the next four years, w ith Derek working from home and caring for both of their sons. He returned to lớn full-time work earlier this year.

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Whilst Lumby and her husband are by no means the only Australians making such a role reversal, research suggests that they are in the minority. In a government-funded survey in 2001, only 5.5 percent of couples in the 30-54 year age group saw the women working either part- or full-time while the men were unemployed.

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The situation is likely lớn change, according to the CEO of Relationships Australia, Anne Hollonds. She suggests that this is due lớn several reasons, including the number of highly educated women in the workforce & changing social patterns và expectations. However, she warns that for couples involved in role-switching, there are many potential difficulties to be overcome. For men whose self-esteem is connected to lớn their jobs & the income it provides khổng lồ the family, a major change of thinking is required. It also requires women khổng lồ reassess, particularly with regard to lớn domestic or child-rearing decisions, and they may have khổng lồ learn to khuyễn mãi giảm giá with the guilt of not always being there at key times for their children. Being aware of these issues can make operating in non-traditional roles a lot easier.

118. What is the main idea of the passage?

A. Men being the bread winners​​​B. Traditional roles of women

C. Women being the trang chủ makers​​​D. Reversed roles between men & women

119. Catherine & her husband decided that Catherine would be the primary earner because ____.​