international-organisations
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Ticket 2 English Unit 8: International Organisations

Vocabulary related to the unit:

According to Wikipedia:

An international organization is an organization with an international membership, scope, or presence. There are two main types: governmental and non-governmental organizations. These pages provide facts sheets about some of these organizations.

 

Acronyms (abbreviations) of famous International organisations

UNESCO: United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation

UNICEF:   United Nations Children‘s Emergency Funds

UNHCR:     United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

WHO:         World Health Organisation

FAO:           Food and Agriculture Organisation

ICRC:           International Committee of the Red Crescent / Cross

TI:               Transparency International

AI:              Amnesty International

Officials (persons)‎ Documents Establishment (places)
  • Spokesman
  • deputy
  • diplomat
  • vice president
  • commissioner
  • ambassador
  • secretary-general
  • Charter
  • resolution
  • report
  • declaration
  • constitution
  • Assembly general
  • headquarters
  • congress
  • court
  • council

Functions‎: Expressing Good news and bad news ‎

Good news bad news
  • Sounds great
  • My goodness
  • Superb
  • Great news
  • Are you kidding
  • I can’t believe it
  • Really?
  • Incredible
  • Sorry to hear that
  • Oh , my Lord
  • Are you kidding
  • I can’t believe it
  • Really

Grammar: Linking words

expressions
Time
Addition Contrast / Concession Consequence Giving one’s opinion Conclusion Organising paragraphs Giving an example
  • One day
  • (On) the next day
  • (On) the following day
  • At the end (of the show)
  • In the end
  • Finally
  • Eventually
  • At the beginning (of the show)
  • At first
  • Then
  • afterward
  • Moreover
  • Besides
  • What’s more
  • On top of that
  • Furthermore
  • However
  • But
  • Otherwise
  • Apart from that
  • Nevertheless
  • Still
  • Yet
  • On the one hand, …/ on the other hand, …
  • Although
  • That’s (the reason) why
  • So
  • Therefore
  • In fact,
  • Indeed,
  • Actually,
  • As a matter of fact
  • As far as I’m concerned
  • Personally, I think
  • In my opinion,
  • In my view,
  • To my mind
  • I feel / I believe that
  • According to
  • To conclude
  • In conclusion
  • To sum up
  • In other words
  • First of all / firstly
  • Secondly
  • Finally
  • for example
  • for instance
  • … such as …

 

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