Presentation on theme: "UNIT 9: SOCIETY. OUTLINE 1- Provinces 2- Autonomous Communities 3- The government of the Spanish State 4- The European Union 5- Citizens: rights and obligations."— Presentation transcript:
UNIT 9: SOCIETY
OUTLINE 1- Provinces 2- Autonomous Communities 3- The government of the Spanish State 4- The European Union 5- Citizens: rights and obligations
PROVINCES A province is a group of communities relaed by geography and history In Spain there are fifty provinces (Villages, towns and cities are communities. DON´T MISTAKE COMMUNITIES WITH AUTONOMOUS COMMUNITIES)
AUTONOMOUS COMMUNITIES An Autonomous Community is a group of provinces related by geography, history and language In Spain there are seventeen Autonomous Communities
Now it´s your turn:
CAPITALS OF AUTONOMOUS COMMUNITIES Each Autonomous Community has a CAPITAL and a GOVERNMENT which make decisions about the autonomous community.
The autonomous communities and cities form the SPANISH STATE
THE GOVERNMENT OF THE SPANISH STATE
Every four years in the general elections, the citizens of Spain elect the members of the PARLIAMENT
Parliament CongressSenate Makes the lawsApproves or Elects the President rejects the laws
THE EUROPEAN UNION Spain is in Europe Europe = European Union
CITIZENS RIGHTS OBLIGATIONS Elect Respect public Use public services welfare Study Mantain public Work services Be protected by Wellbeing and laws security Have a place Respect to live differences
ELECTIONS Spain is a democracy Citizens of Spain have the right to vote in different elections
PUBLIC SERVICES We have the right to go to the doctor, use the bus, train or metro.
EDUCATION We have the right to an education: there are nurseries, schools, universities, etc.
WORK Everyone have the right to have a job
The society helps us with services, such as… and we enjoy some rights, so we have some obligations to society.
RESPECT PUBLIC WELFARE Respect the environment and public facilities: streets, gardens, beaches…
CONTRIBUTE TO MAINTAIN PUBLIC SERVICES Contribute economically to public services by paying our taxes
COLLABORATE IN WELLBEING AND SECURITY Respect the rules of the State
RESPECT the political, cultural and religious ideas of other people