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vendredi 18 septembre 2020

UNIT IV: EXERCISES

 love.43.gifEXERCISES:

boutons042.gifMatch each word with its synonym and antonym:

Word
Synonym
Antonym
literacy
official
attendance
skilful
be present at
discourage
formal
lasting
illiteracy
attend
worldwide
temporary
lifelong
absence
informal
truancy
education
increase
reduce
support
miss
universal
decrease
unskilful
encourage
competent
national

boutons042.gifHere is an extract from UNESCO’s Newsletter about education in rural areas. Fill in the blanks with appropriate words from the list: (education, world, rural, conditions, distance, drinking, circle, areas)

Today in many parts of the ………………, growing up in a …………. region often means growing up without a decent ……………………... School attendance is generally low and absenteeism is high, mainly among girls. This is not surprising, considering the ………………….
many children have to walk daily, only to find a school in precarious
…………………., without furniture, learning materials, ……………..
water or toilets, and sometimes even without a teacher. Rural ………. are often caught in the vicious ………….. of having no access to the services and opportunities that might lift them out of poverty.

boutons042.gifLink the following sentences. Make any necessary changes:
  1. The headmaster called the participants in the literacy circle. He wanted them to start the first session.
  2. One participant took a taxi. He didn’t want to be late.
  3. Another participant was in hospital. He apologized.
  4. The teacher worked on his lesson plans. He wanted to be ready.

boutons042.gifRead the situations and write sentences using the words in brackets:
  1. Nadia didn’t want to buy the literacy textbook. (she/already/buy/one last year)
  2. Her peer was embarrassed taking the pen. (she/never/write/before)
  3. Aicha arrived late the first session.
(the lesson/already/begin)
  1. The teacher offered her a notebook. She didn’t take it.
(the headmaster/already/offer/ her one)

boutons042.gifPut the verbs between brackets into the correct tense:
Nick and Jamal are talking about their future careers.
Nick: I just have two more courses before I graduate from university. By this time next year, I (graduate)................................... and I will be looking for a job.
Jamal: Does that scare you? Are you worried about the future?
Nick: Not really. I (go).....................................to a career counsellor and get some advice on how to find a good job.
Jamal: That’s a good idea.
Nick: I am also going to do training in a bank so that when I leave school, I (complete).........................................my university cources, and (work)................................in the real business world.

boutons042.gifThe following words have been deleted from the definitions below. Restore them in the appropriate blanks:

Sustainable development Social justice
Developed world Micro credit
Globalization Ecological crisis
Developing world Health care
  1. ………………………...refers to countries with low standard of living.
  2. ………………………...is a process of interaction and integration among the people, companies, and governments of different countries.
  3. ………………………....is a development that meets the needs of the present and future generations.
  4. ………………………….refers to countries with a high standard of living.
  5. ………………………….means preventive, diagnostic, therapeutic, and maintenance care of an individual’s body.
  6. ………………………….is a phenomenon that occurs when the environment of a species or a population changes in a way that destabilizes its continued survival.
  7. ………………………….is the extension of very small loans (micro loans) to the unemployed, to poor entrepreneurs and to others living in poverty.
  8. …………………………..is the ideal condition in which all members of a society have the same basic rights, security, opportunities, obligations and social benefits.
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