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Y9 Jovenes en Acción

Mis derechos My rights
Tengo derecho… I have the right…
al amor y a la familia to love and to family
al juego to play
a la educación to education
a la libertad de expresión to freedom of expression
a un medio ambiente sano to a healthy environment
a vivir en armonía to live in harmony
No puedo… I cannot…
dar mi opinión give my opinion
jugar con mis hermanos play with my brothers and sisters
salir solo/a go out alone
dormir sleep
ir al insti(tuto) go to school
respirar breathe
porque… because…
soy chico/a I am a boy/girl
tengo que ganar dinero I have to earn money
hay mucha violencia there is a lot of violence
en mi ciudad in my city
mi padre grita mucho my dad shouts a lot
tengo que trabajar I have to work
el aire está contaminado the air is polluted
No es justo porque… It isn’t fair because…
Es inaceptable porque… It is unacceptable because…
Las nacionalidades Nationalities
Soy… I am…
boliviano/a Bolivian
colombiano/a Colombian
mexicano/a Mexican
norteamericano/a North American
inglés/inglesa English
español(a) Spanish
paquistaní Pakistani
El comercio justo Fair trade
Tiene (diez) años He/She is (ten) years old.
Vive / Viven… He/She lives / They live…
con su familia with his/her family
en una plantación on a plantation
Trabaja / Trabajan… He/She works / They work…
(catorce) horas al día (fourteen) hours a day
(seis) días a la semana (six) days a week
para un patrón for an employer
para una cooperativa for a cooperative
Gana / Ganan He/she earns / they earn
30 euros al mes 30 euros a month
¡Reciclamos! Let’s recycle!
¿Qué se debería hacer para proteger el medio ambiente? What should you/we do to protect the environment?
Para proteger el medio ambiente In order to protect the environment
Se debería… You/We should…
ahorrar energía en casa save energy at home
apagar la luz turn off the light
cerrar el grifo turn off the tap
conservar el agua save water
desenchufar los aparatos eléctricos unplug electrical devices
ducharse en vez de bañarse have a shower instead of a bath
ir en bici(cleta) go by bike
reciclar el papel / el plástico / recycle paper/plastic
el vidrio glass
usar transporte público use public transport
No se debería… You/We shouldn’t…
malgastar el agua waste water
tirar la basura al suelo throw rubbish on the ground
usar bolsas de plástico use plastic bags
Mi ciudad My town / city
¿Cómo era tu ciudad antes? What was your town / city like before?
Antes… Before…
era (bastante) aburrida it used to be (quite) boring
era (muy) peligrosa it used to be (very) dangerous
estaba sucia it used to be dirty
había mucha basura there used to be a lot of rubbish
había mucha contaminación there used to be a lot of pollution
había mucha violencia there used to be a lot of violence
no había medios de transporte público there didn’t use to be means of public transport
no había nada para los jóvenes there didn’t use to be anything for young people
¿Cómo es ahora? What is it like now?
Ahora… Now…
está limpia it is clean
hay menos basura there is less rubbish
hay menos contaminación there is less pollution
hay parques y espacios públicos muy bonitos there are very nice parks and public spaces
hay una red de transporte muy buena there is a very good public transport network
hay muchas cosas para los jóvenes there are lots of things for young people
no tiene barrios peligrosos it doesn’t have dangerous neighbourhoods
mi/mis my
su/sus his/her
nuestro/a/os/as our
más… (que) more… (than)
menos… (que) less… (than)
para in order to / for
hay there is/are
había therewas/were/used to be
a partir de ahora from now on
además in addition
Created by: lgillott