PRESENTED BY...... MOSTAFIZUR RAHMAN SHAMIM LECTURER, DEPAREMENT OF ENGLISH BHERAMARA COLLEGE
Unit -Thirteen: We and Our Rights, Lesson- 1: Children have their rights Textual Example: (i) He is preferred by the passengers and for this he gets beaten by other porters. (ii) He used to be tied to (iii) a camel race so that his terrified screens would make the camel run faster.
Unit- 13: We and Our Rights, Lesson 2:Women have rights too Key Features: (i) Helplessness of women in Bangladesh. (ii) The need and importance of female education. (iii) The importance of awareness of women about their right. (iv) The importance of the enforcement of women repression Act
Summary: Women are thought inferior to men. They lack education and awareness of their rights. They are deprived and tortured in many ways. They should have education. They should, thereby, have self- dependence.
Unit-13: We and Our Rights, Lesson-3: The rights of the old must not be Key Features: (i) The retirement age for govt. employee in Bangladesh is 57 years and for university teachers is 63 years. (ii) In developed countries the retirement age is 65 years. (iii) Social security free medical facilities are given by the government in the form of old age benefits in developed countries but in Bangladesh it is rare. (iv) In Bangladesh housewives are not eligible for any pension. (v) The retired age old people must be an asset for the society.
(vi) They need much care because they have served their family and nation. QUESTIONS: A. What do you think about the title and the rights of the old people in our country? B. Read the passage from the text and identify the right words in the brackets. C. Find out the different phrases from the passage and make ten sentences with them about your family.
Summary: For govt. employees 57 is the age for retirement. After retirement the government provides some facilities such as pension and gratuity. But these are not enough. Besides, there are many who do not work in govt. offices and are therefore, not eligible for pension. According to the report of the Bureau of Statistics 6% of the population of our country are aged people. They have served their nation and families throughout their life. So, in their old age it is their right to get service from us in return.
Unit 4: Pastimes Lesson 1: Things we enjoy doing Objectives: By the end of the lesson you will have filled in two grids with specific information. read a passage on leisure activities in other parts of the world. labeled pictures of different types of sports. written questions for given answers based on a reading passage. written a paragraph on common leisure activities.
Unit-13: We and Our Rights, Lesson-6: Citizens and their rights Key Features: (i) Relaxation in the German citizenship law. (ii) The process of acquiring German citizenship (iii) The features of their process
Summary: Non German children residing in Germany can apply for German citizenship; the citizenship law has been made more relaxed than before in Germany. This citizenship reform has some points that have to be followed by foreigners as mandatory for the naturalisation of citizenship. These points are— the ability to support themselves without social security payment, to refrain from committing crime, having knowledge of German language, obligation to military service.
Unit- 13: We and Our Rights, Lesson-7: What would you call him ? Key words: (i) A street beggar of teen age named Robi living in a makeshift hut begged in Dhaka Medical College area. (ii) His deprivation and under nourishment are very pathetic. (iii) His dream, merely a square meal (iv) His dream fulfilled by Zayed and two of his two friends.
Summary: Zayed and his friends, the students of Dhaka medical college one day found a street beggar looking smaller than his age for under nourishment and deprivation. His name was Robi. He lived in a makeshift hut, His dream of life was merely a square meal of rice chickens and sweets. Zayed and his friends made his dream come true by entertaining him in the cafe behind the medical college.
Unit-14: Human Resources, Lesson-1: Literacy: an age-old concept Key feature: (i) Literacy was first institutionalized in Mesopotamia, Syria, Egypt and China. (ii) It was institutionalized after the invention of the art of writing. (iii) Only male children were sent to school by the Greeks. (iv) Islamic civilization Pivoted on literacy. (v) It was considered one of the most important social phenomenon during the middle ages.
Summary: Islamic civilization pivoted on literacy and patronage of scholarship. Ibn Sina, one of the most famous Muslim philosophers of all times, saw the task of education as creating a complete citizen physically, mentally and morally, Education was one of the most important social phenomena which made sure that the individual was prepared to acquire values and knowledge from an early age.
Unit -14 : Human Resources, Lesson- 3: Enriching the workforce Key Feature: (i) In the past women were confined only to household chores. (ii) Their role in agricultural sector and in household were not recognised as work. (iii) Today women are being engaged in different professions out side. (iv) They play a very important role in enhancing the income of the family (v) Not only educated women but also uneducated women have come out their cocoons to earn and became self-reliant. (vi) They have to fulfill their traditional role of wife mother and home maker.
Summary: The passage is about the work force and also the rights and responsibilities of women in our country. In our country women have to work at home and also outside the home. They have to participate agricultural house hold and official work, but all these are not recognised as work. Both the educated and uneducated women have come out of their cocoons to earn and become self-reliant and they have to compete with the male to prove their value. So the life is more difficult for women in our country.
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