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Bilingual Education, CLIL, Social Sciences, 1rst Secondary School

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  • Prof. Mariluz Maldonado Rodríguez Ciencias Sociales 1º ESO 1. Read and listen to your language assistant:AGORA:Public square in Ancient Greek cities.ARISTOCRACY:Term of Greek origin meaning “government of the best”; in practice, the word referred to the governing nobles andlandowners.CRAFT:Objets made by hand.CIVILISATION:Ideas, sciences, arts, customs, beliefs, etc. that characterise a group, such as a people or nation.COLONY:In Ancient Greece, territory occupied and administered by a group of people from a polis.DYNASTY:Line of rulers from the same family.ELDER:Older people of the community.EMPIRE:Group of countries ruled by one person or government.EPIC POEM:Long narrative poem about the acts of heroic characters.FOREIGNER:Person who comes from another country.HERO:In Greek mythology, a strong brave man whose mother or father was a god.KOUROS:Greek stone sculpture representing a nude youth standing upright.MERCHANT:Someone who buys and sells goods.MYTHOLOGY:Collection of stories about gods and heroes from the ancient world.NATURAL ENVIRONMENT:Large area of land with common features of climate, water, vegetation, soil and fauna.OFFERING:Thing (food, beverage, etc.) or animals given to show gratitude, love or respect.ORACLE:Messages of advice sent by the gods.PERSIAN:People from the Iranian meseta; during the reign of Darius I, the Persian Empire spread from Egypt to India.POLEIS (sing.: POLIS):Small city states with their own governments ruling over certain areas.PROPORTION:Relationship between the parts of a whole.SETTLE:Go to live in a place and start to make it a community.SUBJUGATE:Conquer a place or people and make them obey you.WILL (noun):What someone wants to happen.
  • Prof. Mariluz Maldonado Rodríguez Ciencias Sociales 1º ESO 2. Translate all the vocabulary given into Spanish. You can ask to your language assistant. WHAT DOES ... MEAN IN SPANISH?AGORA: EPIC POEM: ORACLE:ARISTOCRACY: FOREIGNER: PERSIAN:CRAFT: HERO: POLEIS (sing.: POLIS):CIVILISATION: KOUROS: PROPORTION:COLONY: MERCHANT: SETTLE:DYNASTY: MYTHOLOGY: SUBJUGATE:ELDER: NATURAL ENVIRONMENT: WILL (noun):EMPIRE: OFFERING: 3. Look at the following pictures and talk with your partner: I think that IMAGE A/B is a/an … Why do you think that? Because... I agree with you. I dont agree with you. IMAGE A IMAGE B _____________ _______________ 4. Find the twelve hidden words in the following alphabet soup.E L C A R O R J G M I G W B R U N Y H YU N I J E E A T T TK I L R N W L S K HH R L A G O R A Y OP E R S I A N N T LO F R P E M O I V OL F A O R L K D U G I O P K O U R O S YS I L C F A B B Y USolution: POLIS,HERO, PERSIAN, FOREIGNER, AGORA, KOUROS, MYTHOLOGY, COLONY, ORACLE, WILL, DINASTY, OFFERING.