Friday, 18 September 2020


 love.43.gif Exercises:

0035.gif Fill in the blanks with the correct words:

1. In the past, political parties thought women were not....................for politics.

2. Political parties should have more....................candidates.

3. Many people thought that women were not as strong as men, and emotion.

4. In a....................society, men have leadership and dominance in all domains.

5. At the moment, political parties put many women on their election lists giving them a high....................

6. Today women are breaking....................boundaries on many fronts.

7. Yet they are still struggling for recognition and....................treatment.  

0035.gif Rewrite these sentences using expressions like: also, too, along with, yet, despite,, however, etc.

Example: Working women contribute to society's development. They improve their children's life.

                  Working women contribute to society's development. They also improve their children's life.
1. Moroccan women have gained far-reaching rights. We still need to identify the needs of rural women.

2. Some women work full-time in their jobs. They cook, clean, and take care of the children. 

3. The Moroccan law guarantees women's rights. The government revised the family code to improve women's situation.

4. This code raises the age of marriage for girls from 15 to 18. It gives wives "joint responsibility" with their husbands in family matters.

5. Women suffer from negative stereotypes. They realise remarkable achievements.

6. Moroccan women have already entered the parliament. Their number is limited.

0035.gif Change the sentences from the active to the passive form:
Example: They appointed Maria a nurse in the local hospital.
                  Maria was appointed a nurse in the local hospital.

1. Leila Abouzeid wrote "The Year of the Elephant".

2. They have awarded the Nobel Prize to some outstanding women.

3. Men should help women with the housework.

4. We need to improve rural women's situations.

5. Susan is cooking dinner for the special guest.

6. Latifa has produced new-fashioned caftans.

7. The university will give a scholarship to first women graduates.

8. The government must give more jobs to skilled women.

9. Rachida Khalil is going to perform a show in Mohamed V theatre.

10. A Moroccan woman professor has set up Argan oil cooperatives to sustain development. 


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