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People view independence differently. Decide who the views below belong to. Put the texts in the same order as the people in the photos.

Independence means you can work without any direct supervision. Your manager knows what you are doing and you report to him or her, but you don't depend on his or her encouragement and orders. You take initiative and are the one who organizes your work and plans your day.
It's a day and it's in the summer. It's a big day. It's a holiday. And it's a movie. We watched it on TV but I didn't understand much. It was about aliens and spacecraft. I liked that.
To be independent means to be free of any influence or control from a person or group. A state is independent when it is not part of any other state, it has its own government and makes its own laws. It is often achieved through violence and war.
To be grown up, to do whatever you want to do and not ask your parents for permission. To be able to come home at whatever time you want… To have your own place to live, to survive on your own, and with little or no help from others. That's independence.

In small groups, discuss the meaning of independence. How would you explain it in your own words? Then, do the vocabulary-related activity.

Teenagers gradually become independent in four major areas of life. Discuss the qualities of being independent. Assign them to the four areas of life.

Which of the statements below is true? Click it, then, read the text.

It is a well-known fact that teenagers and their parents do not get on well.
Teens today do not feel loved and admired and lack parental support.
Relationships with the parents improve as the children grow up.

Read and fill in the gaps. The first letter is given. Then, listen and check.

When we listen to p eople commentingon on parent - teenage child relations, we get the impression that these r elationships are essentially problematic and c onflicting . Research s hows , however, that this is not the case. Parents and t eenagers view their relationship as positive in terms of support and in the love and pride that is shown. M oreover , they consider these relationships improving with the child entering adulthood and b ecoming more mature. The parents report being h appy with their new role as guides and friends rather than c ontrollers . The children see themselves as more responsible, free and m ature , which they like. Both parties see an increased teenage independence as p ositive .