Vocabulary 2

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Vocabulary 2

  1. 1. Activities to consolidate1. Match vocabulary2. Find the near synonyms and then fill in the gaps3. Write definitions and produce a crossword puzzle4. Find at least two differences between the four words in each group
  2. 2. IDIOMS  To drag one’s feet  A storm in a teacup  A drop in the ocean  To fight a losing battle  To bite off more than one can chew  Common knowledge  A law unto oneself  To make a mountain out of a molehill  To outstay one’s welcome  To drive a wedge between
  3. 3. Get to an agreement and Rank these Social Issues (1 = worst) Single-parent family  Class distinctions Social exclusion  People power Poverty trap  Inner-city unrest Police harassment  Job seekers allowance Grey power  Cardboard box cities Asylum seekers  Minimum wage
  4. 4. Possible measures  Better education Social  Public sports facilities problems  Vocational training for school leavers Child labour  Family welfare schemes Juvenile crime (allowances) Old-age: poverty and  Stricter controls on loneliness advertising High rate of divorce  Social workers  Stronger police force Materialism &  Abolishing unemployment Consumerism benefit
  5. 5. Discuss: Controversial Issues  Basic human rights  Freedom to choose  Foundation of democracy  Civic duty
  6. 6. “Education’s purpose is to replacean empty mind with an open one” Malcom Forbes (US Publisher)
  7. 7. TBL CLIL STUDENT-CENTRED- CLASSROOM IWB+WEB 360Our lastsession

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