Globalisation Grammar1

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Globalisation Grammar1

  1. 1. Globalisation Content and Grammar Write eight sentences about GLOBALISATION using the following sentence structures: <ul><li>Relative Clauses </li></ul><ul><li>Passive </li></ul><ul><li>If-Clauses </li></ul><ul><li>Reported Speech </li></ul><ul><li>Gerund </li></ul><ul><li>Adverbial Clauses of Time, Place, Reason, Contrast </li></ul><ul><li>Participle Constructions </li></ul>
  2. 2. Relative Clauses <ul><li>Examples: </li></ul><ul><li>The immigrants who arrived in Australia after World War II were promised a large house and a job. </li></ul><ul><li>Many had to live in hostels which were filled with people of all nationalities. </li></ul><ul><li>Now make your own Relative Clause about GLOBALISATION: </li></ul>Globalisation is a term which is on everyone’s lips these days .
  3. 3. Passive <ul><li>Examples: </li></ul><ul><li>The immigrants were promised accommodation and a job. </li></ul><ul><li>They are paid very low wages. </li></ul><ul><li>Now make your own Passive Sentence about GLOBALISATION: </li></ul>Globalisation is praised for bringing unprecedented prosperity.
  4. 4. If-Clauses (Conditionals) <ul><li>Examples:       </li></ul><ul><li>If they earn a living wage, they will not leave their county. </li></ul><ul><li>If minorities were tolerated, they wouldn’t go West. </li></ul><ul><li>If the number of arrivals had not risen so much last year, Dover would not have seen so much racial tensions. </li></ul><ul><li>Now make your own if-Clause about GLOBALISATION: </li></ul>If the German corporate leaders were more intelligent and far-sighted and less greedy, we wouldn’t have so many economic, environmental and social problems.
  5. 5. Reported Speech <ul><li>Examples:       </li></ul><ul><li>71% of Germans thought their government was doing a good job managing immigration. </li></ul><ul><li>Two out of three Britons thought immigration was more of a problem than an opportunity. </li></ul><ul><li>Now use Repoted Speech in a sentence about GLOBALISATION: </li></ul>Indian garment workers for factories owned by exporters who supply to Gap, Matalan and Primark , told the Guardian they were paid similar wages and regularly forced to work overtime of between six and 18 hours per week .
  6. 6. Gerund <ul><li>Examples:       </li></ul><ul><li>A few years ago most Europeans had never considered working in India or China. </li></ul><ul><li>In my opinion, experiencing different cultures can only improve our society. </li></ul><ul><li>Now use Gerund in a sentence about GLOBALISATION: </li></ul>Nowadays everybody is used to buying goods from abroad.
  7. 7. Adverbial Clauses of Time, Place, Reason, Contrast <ul><li>Examples:       </li></ul><ul><li>I am against expelling foreigners because my grandfather emigrated from Italy to the UK. </li></ul><ul><li>When they arrive in Britain , immigrants often find it difficult to get used to their new environment. </li></ul><ul><li>Now use an Adverbial Clause in a sentence about GLOBALISATION: </li></ul>The market for American companies is now a global market, and American businesses no longer have the best interests of American citizens in mind when they make decisions such as where to manufacture their products , or who to employ in their factories.
  8. 8. Participle Constructions <ul><li>Examples:       </li></ul><ul><li>People coming with hopes for a better life are disappointed. </li></ul><ul><li>Although seeing that life in Germany would be difficult, people didn’t give up hope. </li></ul><ul><li>Used to much warmer climates, the immigrants complain about the long and cold British winter. </li></ul><ul><li>Now make your own Participle Construction about GLOBALISATION: </li></ul>Cultural globalisation is another positive thing, with societies opening up to ideas from other parts of the world.

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