Paternity leave: Pre-class activities

Pre-class activities

Prepare for your class by completing these activities!

Vocabulary matching


The first time you watch the video, pay special attention to the correct pronunciation of the following words:

It’s the one that’s going to change those entrenched cultural barriers to men taking off that time to care for their children in that first year of life.
We have a huge lifetime gender pay gap between men and women that have children—about two million dollars over the lifetime. So shifting those patterns, encouraging more women into the workforce will actually help close that gender pay gap and improve women’s economic security.

Comprehension questions