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Lesson 11 - Are you married? Beginner Version - Marital Status - Exercise 1
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What is your marital status? Are you married? cohabitating? single? separated? divorced? widowed?
Vocabulary: 1 -married (adjective): The defintion of married WAS "the legal union of a man and woman as husband and wife". But now it is different. "Same-sex marriage" is legal in the US States of California, Connecticut, Delaware, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Washington, in certain States of Mexico, and everywhere in the following countries: The Netherlands, Belgium, Spain, Canada, South Africa, Norway, Sweden, Portugal, Iceland, Argentina, Denmark, Brazil, France New Zealand, Uruguay, and the United Kingdom. The definition of "married" has changed. Perhaps this simple definition is good: "The legal union of 2 people."
1 - married: Record:
2 - cohabitatingverb: cohabit Record:
To live together when not married. adjective cohabitating:
3 - singleadjective and noun Not married.
4 - separatedadjective Married, but not living together.
Record:Listen again.Record again.
5 - divorcedadjective The legal dissolution (end) of a marriage.
6 - widowedadjective
The husband or wife has died and has not remarried. Record:
6a - widownoun This woman's husband died. She has not remarried.
7 - widowernoun This man's wife died. He has not remarried.
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