Gateway 1 unit 8: social problems
Some social problems:
Unemployment – people with special needs – violence against women – shanty towns – racism – immigration – illiteracy –
Dangerous diseases – poverty – road accidents – homeless children – beggars
Functions: making suggestions
Suggestion: is an idea, a plan, or a possibility that someone mentions
Expressions of suggestions
- Why don’t + subject…
- Let’s + infinitive…
- I suggest + gerund ( verb+ing)
- What / how about + gerund
- Why don’t we go on a picnic?
- Let’s go on a picnic
- I suggest going on a picnic
- What / how about going on a picnic
Grammar: The reported speech (direct to indirect)
Click here to see THE REPORTED SPEECH lesson.
Grammar: Phrasal verbs
Click here to see THE PHRASAL VERBS lesson.
Grammar: Reflexive pronouns
Click here to see THE REFLEXIVE PRONOUNS lesson.