Writing Task 2

Writing Exercise – How children learn to behave

Listen to the recording. You will hear an extract from a lecture about how children learn to behave. Try to distinguish the supporting details and decided whether they are examples or argument. Choose the appropriate answer.

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The lecture is about how children learn social behavior, particularly how they learn lessons from their family. The speaker focuses on 3 ways that children can acquire their behavior, including reward, punishment and role model. Firstly, considering the definition of reward, reward is a positive reinforcement for good behaviour. Then the speaker address the problem of punishment, and its bad influence on the children. Lastly, the lecture emphasized the importance of modeling by lots of examples, including smoking habit. In conclusion, the speakers said that in order for the child to grow in a healthy way, the child should be loved and exposed to positive role models.

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