Wednesday, 25 November 2009

Let's end violence against women

25th November: International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

1. Watch the video:

2. Copy the text form the video and translate it.

3. Answer the following questions:
* What do you know about this topic?
* Do you think the video exagerates?

4. Useful vocabulary. Copy these words in your notebook. Think on possible solutions to the problem. Work in pairs:
domestic violence - violencia doméstica
suffer from - sufrir, padecer
cry - gritar, llorar
hit - golpear
beat - golpear
education - educación
carry on - seguir
abuse (v) - maltratar, insultar
abuse (n) - maltrato, insulto
emotional abuse - maltrato emocional
psychological abuse - maltrato psicológico
human rights - Derechos Humanos
partner - compañero
report sb. to the police - denunciar a alguien
judge - juez
lawyer - abogado

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