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Gender Roles

Gender Roles

Students brainstorm conversation questions about the topic, gender roles, and then have a free speaking conversation.

Level:  Intermediate

Topic:  Conversation, Gender Roles

Time:  45 minutes


  • Make one copy of the Handout for each student.
  • Optional: Make one copy of the Free Speaking Procedure for the teacher, available at ESL Conversation.
  • Optional: Make one copy of the Partner Assignment Sheet for each student, available at ESL Conversation.



Follow the Free Speaking Procedure on the ESL Conversation page.

Conversation Questions from Handout:

Which has it the easiest, men or women?

Is there anything that a man can do, but not a woman?

What are the responsibilities of women?

Do you think men and women are treated equally?

Are you the typical man or woman?

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