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UNIT 9: SOCIETY.

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1 UNIT 9: SOCIETY

2 OUTLINE 1- Provinces 2- Autonomous Communities
3- The government of the Spanish State 4- The European Union 5- Citizens: rights and obligations

3 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)

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5 AUTONOMOUS COMMUNITIES
• An Autonomous Community is a group of provinces related by geography, history and language • In Spain there are seventeen Autonomous Communities

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7 Now it´s your turn:

8 CAPITALS OF AUTONOMOUS COMMUNITIES
Each Autonomous Community has a CAPITAL and a GOVERNMENT which make decisions about the autonomous community.

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10 The autonomous communities and cities form the SPANISH STATE

11 THE GOVERNMENT OF THE SPANISH STATE

12 Every four years in the general elections, the citizens of Spain elect the members of the PARLIAMENT

13 Parliament Congress Senate
• Makes the laws Approves or • Elects the President rejects the laws

14 Europe = European Union
THE EUROPEAN UNION Spain is in Europe Europe = European Union

15 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

16 RIGTHTS

17 Citizens of Spain have the right to vote in different elections
Spain is a democracy Citizens of Spain have the right to vote in different elections

18 We have the right to go to the doctor, use the bus, train or metro.
PUBLIC SERVICES We have the right to go to the doctor, use the bus, train or metro.

19 EDUCATION We have the right to an education: there are nurseries, schools, universities, etc.

20 Everyone have the right to have a job
WORK Everyone have the right to have a job

21 OBLIGATIONS

22 The society helps us with services, such as… and we enjoy some rights, so we have some obligations to society.

23 RESPECT PUBLIC WELFARE
Respect the environment and public facilities: streets, gardens, beaches…

24 CONTRIBUTE TO MAINTAIN PUBLIC SERVICES
Contribute economically to public services by paying our taxes

25 COLLABORATE IN WELLBEING AND SECURITY
Respect the rules of the State

26 RESPECT the political, cultural and religious ideas of other people

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