Sunday, 24 February 2013

4º- Vocabulary Unit 8 (second part)


Section 5. Russia: from absolutism to revolution
Nouns
Bolshevik, civil right, civil war, counter-revolutionary, involvement, majority, Menshevik, minority, repression, soviet, tsar
Verbs 
approve, argue, break out, face, kill, oppose, recognise, rule, seize, suppress, worsen
Adjectives
compulsory, critical, feudal, gradual, immediate, overall, provisional, revolutionary

Section 6. Spain: the reign of Alfonso XIII
Nouns
autonomy, bullfighting, championship, coup, fee, instability, prestige, protectorate, regionalism, reservist
Verbs
abolish, aim, celebrate, confront, criticise, force, migrate, overthrow, provoke, regulate
Adjectives
brutal, internal, large-scale, legal, prominent, regionalist, retired, rural, unadvisable

Section7. Art and the avant-garde
Nouns
collage, disappointment, disillusionment, facet, hole, model, outline, photomontage, shape, silhouette, suffering
Verbs
appear, characterise, define, emphasise, express, feature, inspire, reduce, require
Adjectives
bold, deformed, dynamic, established, faithful, innovative, miscellaneous

Wednesday, 13 February 2013

4º - Unit 8 Presentation - First World War

Here you have the first part of Unit 8, about WWI. That's the part for next exam (Unit 7 and WWI, next Fiday 22 February).

4º - Vocabulary Unit 8

Four first sections of vocabulary about the WWI:


1. War and revolution 1914–1923
Nouns
alliance, equipment, formation, participation, rivalry, series
Verbs
deal with, dominate, fight, influence, remain, result, transform
Adjectives
avant-garde, powerful, severe, technological, wartime

2. The First World War
Nouns
ally, archduke, armistice, arms race, battleship, dispute, dreadnought, front, gunman, heir, offensive, sequence, trench warfare
Verbs
abdicate, acquire, anger, annex, assassinate, blame, collapse, declare, invade, prevent, recover, sign, stabilise, trigger, withdraw
Adjectives
initial, nationalist, naval, opposing, pre-existing, rapid, Serbian, uneasy

3. Economy and society during the war
Nouns
armed force, artillery, black market, grenade, machine-gun, patriotism, rationing, shortage, submarine, suffragette, supply, tank, telegraph
Verbs
concentrate, conscript, convince, direct, encourage, enlist, exchange, recruit,  replace
Adjectives
dramatic, limited

4. The post-war world
Nouns
air force, casualty, corridor, damage, destruction, infrastructure, injury, loan, loss, mandate territory, reparations, term, war-guilt clause
Verbs
benefit, cease, compensate, destroy, devastate, guarantee, humiliate, impose, lose, promote, propose, ratify, rebuild, reject, take place
Adjectives
available, defeated, harsh, leading, material, post-war, serious, significant

Sunday, 3 February 2013

3º - Vocabulary Unit 7

Here you have the vocabulary from Unit 7, do not forget to have in your notebooks all the vocabulary from each Unit, with the phonetics and translation.

Vocabulary Unit 7 - The EU primary sector
agro-food industry
ban
Common Agricultural Policy (CAP)
catch(es)
Common Fishing Policy (CFP)
competitiveness
dry crops
ecological agriculture
ecosystem
exporter
fishing quota
global market
importer
irrigated crops
lump sum
rural tourism
trading partner
traditional fishing
welfare