Marriage customs and traditions are different around the world, but developing good communication skills and expectations before marriage can help you resolve problems you encounter in a relationship. So, what are three problems or issues that can come up in a relationship and what are the keys to working through them in a positive way? In what way can a marriage preparation class help in some cases?
“tie the knot” = get married
“Ryan and Ashley are going to tie the knot this summer.”
“be on the rocks” = have serious problems in a relationship
“Their relationship has been on the rocks for a long time.“
Script (only click after finishing the exercise below)
A. Listen to the recording and answer the questions.