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Ticket 2 Unit 5 Women and Power

Ticket 2 Unit 5 Women and Power

This summary covers “Ticket 2 Unit 5 Women and Power”. The unit focuses on vocabulary related to women and power, functions that encourage expressing addition and concession grammar that includes passive voice, and writing skills for book reviews.


Vocabulary Ticket 2 Unit 5 Women and Power

  • Violence: actions or words that are intended to hurt people.
  • Stereotype: an exaggerated or wrong image of the characteristics of a particular group.
  • Feminism: a movement that claims to advocate the rights of women.
  • Self-confidence: a belief in one’s abilities and skills.
  • International Women’s Day: an occasion celebrated by women’s groups worldwide on March 8th.
  • Emancipation: freeing someone socially and politically.
  • Polygamy: having more than one spouse/wife.
  • Gender: male or female.
  • Empowerment: Granting authority and confidence to individuals.
  • Inequality: Lack of fairness or equal treatment.
  • Discrimination: Unfair treatment based on characteristics like gender.
  • Patriarchy: A social system where men hold more power than women.
  • Equality: Fairness and equal rights for all.
  • Sexism: Prejudice or discrimination based on gender.
  • Leadership: Ability to guide and influence others.
  • Advocacy: Public support or promotion of a cause.
  • Intersectionality: Overlapping identities (race, gender, etc.) affecting experiences.
  • Misogyny: Hatred or contempt for women.
  • Glass Ceiling: Invisible barrier preventing women from top positions.
  • Empathy: Understanding and sharing others’ feelings.
  • Marginalization: Treating certain groups as less important.
  • Suffrage: Right to vote in political elections.
  • Gender Norms: Socially constructed expectations for behavior based on gender.

Prefixes and Suffixes

1. Prefixes

A prefix is a group of letters at the beginning of a word that changes the word’s meaning.

Example: dis – pre – contr – anti – re – post – out – co – mis

Disappear – prehistoric – antibiotic – re-elect – post-war – outnumbered – co-exist – misunderstand

2. Suffixes

A suffix is a group of letters at the end of a word that changes its meaning and often its part of speech.

Example: -cy –al -ance -ence –ism -able, -ible

privacy refusal – maintenance – eminence – communism – edible, presentable.

Click here to see a list of  COMMON PREFIXES AND SUFFIXES.

Functions: Expressing Addition and Concession

Expressing Addition

  • In addition / moreover / also / furthermore

Educated women have a significant influence on society. Moreover, they contribute to the welfare of their families.

  • As well as/besides

Moroccan rural women need education as well as health care.

  • Along with /In addition to +verb (ing):

Along with studying, Loubna helps her mother with the housework.

In addition to studying, Loubna helps her mother with the housework.

  • Not only…but …also…

Loubna not only studies but also helps her mother with the housework

Expressing Concession

  1. Although / though / even though / however / yet + subject + verb:
  • Although women’s situation has improved, it still needs more.
  • Many girls can attend school, yet their situation is far from perfect.
  1. Despite – in spite of + verb (ing):
  • Despite being blind, Helen Keller wrote famous novels
  • He always comes on time to school despite living far from it.

Note: In spite of the fact that / Despite the fact that  Sohayb is one of the best students in his class, he doesn’t like school.

Grammar: Passive Voice

This lesson is thoroughly tackled here: PASSIVE VOICE.

Writing: Book Review

When it comes to writing a book review, there are certain elements that you should include to ensure that your review is informative and helpful. The following are some of the critical elements that you should consider including in your book review:

Title of the Book
When writing a book review, one of the fundamental elements is clearly stating the title of the book you’re reviewing. This helps to provide context for your review and lets readers know exactly which book you are discussing.

Author’s Name and Background
Next, you should mention the author’s name and provide some background information about them. This can include details about their previous works, their writing style, and other relevant information that might help readers understand the author’s perspective.

Summary of the Book
Incorporating a concise yet comprehensive summary of the book’s plot is essential. This should be a brief overview of the plot and main themes of the book without giving away any major spoilers. This summary should give readers a clear idea of what the book is about without giving away too much, allowing them to decide if it aligns with their interests.

Your Evaluation of the Book
Finally, you should share your evaluation of the book. This can include your thoughts on the writing style, the characters, the plot, and any other aspects of the book that stood out to you. Be sure to provide specific examples to support your opinions and be as objective as possible.

Book Review Template

…….. (Title of the book) ……. grabbed my interest among other books. It’s written by …… (name of the writer) …….back in ……. (date of production) ……. This book falls into the …….. genre (e.g., an action/detective/story/drama/humour/thriller/sci-fi/comedy/adventure etc.) ……… category. The main figures of the book are ……. (names of characters) ……… Title of the book is around …….. (brief summary of the book) ………. In conclusion, I genuinely (your opinion/evaluation) ………. because it ……. (justify your opinion) ………

Example of a Book review

Romeo and Juliet grabbed my interest among other books. It’s written by William Shakespeare back in 1597. This book falls into the drama/tragedy genre category. The main figures of the book are Romeo, Juliet, Mercutio, and Tybalt. Romeo and Juliet is around the intense and tragic love story of Romeo and Juliet, who fall in love despite their families’ long-standing feud. Their forbidden love leads to tragic consequences, highlighting the destructive nature of familial hatred. In conclusion, I genuinely admire because it portrays the timeless themes of love, fate, and family rivalry, resonating through centuries and evoking emotional reflection.


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