| "lend someone a hand" = help someone
"Could you lend me a hand with the housework before your parents arrive."
"Susan's husband rarely lifts a finger to help her around the house."
What are some ideas on how to assign household chores in a family? Should parents give money to their children as a reward? Use the Internet to search for ideas on this topic.
3. Post-Listening Exercises
What are the different roles men and women play in carrying out housework? What do men usually do? And women? How have things changed or remained the same during the past thirty years or so in your country? Are children assigned chores to do around the house? Do everyday people hire housekeepers to do such housework?
For some individuals, finding the time and energy to do household chores can be an issue. Fortunately, you can find more and more house cleaning services that will do the job for you for a fee. Search on the Internet for two companies that provide house cleaning and compare their work in terms of price, range of cleaning services, and guarantee.