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Grammar, Vocabulary & Pronunciation
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Sarbjit and Jatinder Singh
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1. People from Jatinder's local community told him that he should meet Sarbjit.
2 Sarbjit knew lots about Jatinder before they met.
3 Sarbjit arrived to meet Jatinder with lots of her relations.
4 Jatinder was shy when he met Sarbjit and didn't say anything.
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Sarbjit and Jatinder are
. This is one of the four great monotheistic religions. There are 18-20 million Sikhs in the world, most of whom live in the Punjab state in northwest India where the faith began. 500,000 Sikhs live in Britain. The men usually have a beard; they do not cut their hair and wear a turban. Marriage partners are often chosen by friends, family and members of the community rather than the couple themselves.
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their relations were having tea in the service station, Jatinder and Sarbjit were getting to know each other.
As soon as
they met, they started talking excitedly to each other.
Sarbjit's relations were
there by the time Jatinder arrived.
It wasn't until
By the time
Sarbjit met Jatinder that she found out his name.
Sarbjit thought for
a few minutes
and then agreed to marry Jatinder.
she realised Jatinder was not concerned about her lack of education, Sarbjit agreed to marry him.
Describe the people in each picture. Compare and contrast what is happening. What age do you think couples should get married?
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