List 5 international organizations you know and answer these following questions: 1. When are they founded? 2. What roles do they play in the world?
1)Match each logo with the corresponding name. A B C D E 1.United Nations 2.United Nations Children’s Fund 3.Food and Agriculture Organization 4.World Health Organization 5.World Trade Organization
2) Work in pairs: Discuss the difference in meaning between “abbreviation” and “acronym”. Abbreviation: short form of a word. Acronym: a word formed from the first letters of the words that make up the name of something. Write the abbreviations or acronyms of the international organizations above.
Permanent (adj): the state of lasting for a long time or for all time in the future. e.g: There are five permanent members in this organizations. Promote (verb): to help something to happen or develop. e.g: Policies to promote economic growth are carried out. Sustainable (adj): can continue or be continued for a long time. e.g: This is the time of sustainable human development.
Eliminate (verb): To remove or get rid of something /somebody. e.g: The police eliminated two suspects from their investigation. Sponsor (noun): a person who agrees to give somebody money for a charity if that person succeeds in completing a particular activity. e.g: I’m collecting sponsors for next week’s charity run. Establish (verb): to start or create an organization, a system,… that is meant to last for a long time. e.g: The committee was established in 1975.
1)Read the text and find the word which means: a. existing all the time. b. qualified. c. help develop. d. set of rules. e. order to perform a particular task. f. come into being. g. control
Answer key: a.permanent ( par. A) b. eligible ( par. A) c. promote ( par. B) d. regulations ( par. B) e. mandate ( par. D) f. originate ( par. D) g. regulate ( par. F)
2) Work in pairs. Write the names of the international organizations mentioned in the reading text above. One example has been given for you. Paragraph A United Nations Security Council Paragraph B _________________ Paragraph C _________________ Paragraph D _________________ Paragraph E _________________ Paragraph F _________________
Answer keys: B. International Civil Aviation Organization C. United Nations Development Program D. Food And Agriculture Organization E. World Health Organization F. World Trade Organization Note: United Nations Security Council: Hội Đồng Bảo An Liên Hiệp Quốc
3) Work in pairs. Read the function(s) or activity (activities) of each organization and guess its name. Functions or ActivitiesName of Organization 1. One of its responsibilities is maintaining international peace and security. 2. Some of its activities are to ensure air-to-ground communications, measures for safe international flights.
3.It helps countries create national development plans that integrate management, protection, restoration of environment. 4. The organization provides a framework for international trade laws. 5. It organizes and funds health-care programs in nearly every country in the world.
Answer key: 1.UN Security Council 2.ICAO 3.UNPD 4.WTO 5.WHO
Students sit in groups of four and choose one of the above mentioned international organizations to discuss what it has done in VietNam.