This is my 2nd videographic activity I have prepared and I hope you will find it as helpful as the first one.
Meeting of the minds : how sexual equality increases income inequality
Listen to the video and insert the phrases in the correct gap
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In 1960, ———- (1) American men ——– (2) high school ——– (3) or less married women ——— (4) education level. Biologists call this ‘assortative mating’ , like ‘Marries like’. Then, only ——– (5) men ———– (6) married women with one, in part because they weren’t as cpmmon.
It was even fewer if they held a graduate degree. But half a century later with more educated women in the workforce, the situation’s vastly different.
Now, men with a degree are ——- (7) as likely as they were to marry women with one. With a graduate degree, 40% of men marry similar women, a ——— (8) from 13 percent in 1960.
This marks the ———- (9) power couples. Those with less schooling are less likely to marry their female equivalents, probably because women have better graduation rates. The good news is that women are better-educated and marrying —————- (10) men, who in the past might have married their secretaries. But the bad news is that power couples earn much more, ——————– (11) income inequality. In 1960, a couple without high school diplomas owned a ———— (12) than the mean household income. The situation is now ———- (13).
Power couples took home 76% percent more than the average household but it’s ——– (14) to 120 percent more now. So a byproduct of women’s equality is greater —————- (15) and that advantage may be passed down as a birthright to their kids.