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A typical topic of conversation is about the differences between men and women regarding many aspects of everyday life.


  • Are there differences in your country between the professions men and women choose?
  • Do you think there are more women working with children, social affairs, etc. than men? What do you think about this?
  • Are there differences in salaries between men and women in your country?
  • Do you think employers are more unwilling/reluctant to hire/take on women? Women with children? With other family responsibilities?
  • Are there differences in the maternity/paternity leave in your country?

Household chores[edit]

  • Do you share the household chores with your partner? If not, why not?
  • Do you know how to put the washing machine/dishwasher, etc. on?

Other tasks[edit]

  • Who does the shopping in your household?
  • Who does the cooking/ironing, etc.?
  • Who does any necessary DIY in your house?
  • Are there fights in your house over who should have the remote control for the TV?
  • Who remembers the birthdays of other family members, friends, etc.?
  • And who buys the presents?

Personal appearance[edit]

  • How much time do you spend in the bathroom/in front of a mirror?
  • Are men more aware of their appearance now than in the past?
  • Do you know men who frequently use cosmetics? What do you think about it?
  • Who spends more money on cosmetic products or clothes?

Electronic devices/gadgets[edit]

  • Who do you think is more interested in the latest technology (mobile phones, computers, games, etc.)?


See also[edit]