citizenship
citizenship

Gateway 2 unit 7: citizenship

Vocabulary related to the unit

According to Wikipedia:

Citizenship is the status of a person recognized under the custom or law as being a member of a country. A person may have multiple citizenships and a person who does not have citizenship of any state is said to be stateless.

NB: these are possible answers, others may fit also.

Rights Responsibilities /duties Can be both
  • to have a job
  • to be respected
  • have access to leisure activities
  • to have a say in what happens
  • to be free to tell your opinion
  • to have access to health care
  • to be safe
  • to have access to education
  • to be free to move
  • to tell the truth
  • do your personal best
  • respect others
  • to be concerned for the common good
  • to respect the flag of your country
  • to participate in community activities
  • to believe in human dignity and equality
  • respect the rules and laws
  • to respect the environment
  • to pay taxes
• earn your livelihood
• to have somewhere to ‎live
• to volunteer in your ‎community service
• to vote ‎

Functions: expressing regret

A regret can be about something in present or in past.

If it is in present then we use the rule of: present wish or conditional 2

If it is in past then we use the rule of: past wish or conditional 3.

Examples:

1 ) Present regret
Present situation Regret in present
  • I don’t know how to use computer .
  • I regret not knowing How to use computer
  • If only I knew how to use computer
  • I wish I knew how to use computer
 2 ) Past regret
Past situation Regret in past
  • I didn’t know how to use computer
  • I regret not knowing How to use computer
  • If only I had known how to use computer
  • I wish I had known how to use computer

 

 

Grammar : Reported Speech

To see this lesson click on : reported speech.

Exercises are here: Reported speech exercises

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