Unit 1: Exploring Equality and Diversity
Session 2: Describing yourself in a diverse society
How others use specific qualities to describe / define you
Other people may tend to describe you in terms of their relationship with you. For example, a parent may see a particular person as their child, yet this same person may also be seen as a parent, a husband or wife, a work colleague, a boss or a team mate – to name just a few.
A few people were asked to describe Fatima. Their responses are in the table below:
|Person |Relationship |How they describe Fatima | |Dan |Parent collecting his children after school |I see a smartly dressed black woman in her | | | |early thirties. | |Chris |Work colleague |I see a brilliant research chemist. | |Sandra |Younger sister |I see an older sister who is kind, always | | | |helps me and someone who makes me laugh. | |Kate |Player in local hockey team |I see a positive good spirited team mate and| | | |a good friend. | |Selina |Church member |I see someone who is devoted, attends | | | |regularly and who supports church activities| |...