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Topic 8-GCSE

Tópico 8-Talking about social issues

abaratar to cut down/reduce
agravar to make worse
alarmante alarming
anterior previous
el colectivo collective/group
costear to pay for/finance
cualificar to qualify
definitivo final/definitive
dejar el nido to fly the nest
la delincuencia crime
devastador devastating
la emancipación freedom/emancipation
la estigmatización stigmatisation
eventual casual (work)
el indicio sign/indication
industrializar to industrialise
la informalidad laboral casual labour
el intento attempt
la legislación legislation
lograr to succeed
el negocio businesss
la Organización Internacional del Trabajo International Labour Organisation
el plan de choque action plan
precario precarious/uncertain/unstable
el razonamiento reasoning
reaccionar to react
recurrir to turn to/resort to
retroceder to go backwards
el salario salary
la Seguridad Social Social Security
el/la sociólogo/a sociologist
el sueldo wage
tardío late
temporal season/casual
el paro unemployment
la sequía the drought
la pobreza poverty
el vandalismo vandalism
la adicción addiction
el calentamiento global global warming
la deforestación deforestation
contaminación pollution
¿ Cómo se debería cuidar el medio ambiente? How should you look after the environment?
Para cuidar el medio ambiente se debería To care/look after the environment one should
apagar la luz turn the lights off
separar la basura separate the rubbish
reciclar el plástico y el vidrio recycle plastic and glass
desenchufar aparatos eléctricos unplug electric appliances
ahorrar energía save energy
apagar el grifo turn the tap off
hacer todo lo posible tp do everything one/you can
No malgastar el agua Don't waste water
ducharse en vez de bañarse Take a shower rather than a bath
el hambre hunger
los sin hogar/sin techo the homeless
Los animales en peligro de extinsión animals in danger o extinction
la desigualdad social social inequality
la salud health
la contaminación de ríos the pollution of the river
la contaminación de los mares the pollution of the seas.
la tasa de desempleo unemployment rate
los animales amenazados animals in danger
Created by: RDzienis
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