Millions of workers live with parents

Časi: postavi glagol v oklepaju v ustrezno obliko (aktiv). / Verb forms: put the verbs in brackets into the correct form (active voice).

Rezultat iskanja slik za family generations

Almost two million young workers in the U.K. have to live with their parents because they cannot buy a place of their own or rent one. Newspapers in Britain call them the “clipped wing generation” because they are like birds who ____________________ (1 HAVE) their wings cut. House prices in the U.K. are now so high that many young people cannot afford ____________________ (2 BUY) one. This means a quarter of young adults have to live with their parents or grandparents. A poll found that 48 per cent of the people said they ______________________ (3 NOT MANAGE) to save enough to move away yet due to high housing costs. Britain has a long history of young people moving away from the family home when they start ____________________ (4 WORK). Rising house prices ____________________ (5 NOW/MAKE) this more and more difficult to do.

A 32-year-old woman ____________________ (6 SAVE) money for over ten years to pay the deposit for a new apartment. She complains that the more she ____________________ (7 HAVE), the more house prices go up. She is worried about ____________________ (8 NOT BE ABLE) to buy her own home in the future. She told reporters why she didn’t want to leave the family home and rent, saying: “If I ____________________ (9 MOVE) to my own place, I’d be stuck paying expensive rents for the rest of my life…. I have to face he fact that I ____________________ (10 LIVE) like a teenager into my late 30s or even 40s, and the thought is really disheartening.” A charity for homeless people said Britain’s government needed to build more homes and sell them at a price that is low enough for younger people.

(Adapted from on 1st August, 2014)

Rešitve naloge / Answer Key