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Write a summary about the US economy on one of the following topics and present it to your groupmates.

Foreign trade The stock market E-commerce Federal Reserve
Recent economic situation



Unit 3 Module 2
capital government state financial center skyscraper legislative branch executive branch juridical branch head of state armed forces border federal union Senate House of Representatives Supreme Court political party anthem stripe bill free enterprise system wholesale/ retail trade private ownership small/ medium-sized/ large business corporation conglomerate Federal Reserve System district entrepreneur   subway consumer output gross national product (GNP) economic gain/ growth/slowdown mixed/ industrial economy inland lakes shipping access productivity spending price level computer-related venture co-owner sole proprietorship niche/ specialized market strength failure business partnership franchising chain store delivery service major player bankruptcy assets sales revenue housing/ stock market fiscal policy/ monetary policy money supply agribusiness   net income yield successful powerful dominant stable (prices) steady (growth) eventually in exchange for to be rich in to dominate to rise to treat to achieve to meet needs to influence to depend on to strengthen to stand for to bind together to maintain to join forces to authorize to create/ start/ expand a business to take the lead to charter to respond to to take into consideration

Module 3 Canada

_ _ _ _ w _ The Arms of _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ r _ _ _ _
A. Look at the pictures above and name three hidden words.

B. Missing word cloze quiz. Choose the correct word from 1) 8).

A land of (1) distances and rich natural resources, Canada became a self-governing (2) in 1867 while retaining (3) to the British crown. Economically and technologically the nation has developed (4) with the US, its (5) to the south across an unfortified (6). Its paramount political problem continues to be the (7) of the province of Quebec, with its French-speaking (8) and unique culture, to the remainder of the country.

1) o vastly o beautiful o vast o small 2) o region o nationality o domain o domonion 3) o threads o ties o tied o family 4) o on parallel o in parallel o parallel o of parallel
5) o pupil o neighbor o sister o cousin 6) o line o border o bordering o frontier 7) o related o relation o paternity o relationship 8) o peoples o residings o residents o inhabitant


A. Read Canada Profile and ask questions to the given pieces of information.


Area total: 9,984,670 sq. km. land: 9,093,507 sq. km. water: 891,163 sq. km.
Natural resources iron ore, nickel, zinc, copper, gold, lead, molybdenum, potash, diamonds, silver, fish, timber, wildlife, coal, petroleum, natural gas, hydropower
Population 32,805,041 (July 2005 est.)
Nationality noun: Canadian(s) adjective: Canadian
Languages English (official) 59.3%, French (official) 23.2%, other 17.5%
Government type a constitutional monarchy that is also a parliamentary democracy and a federation
Capital Ottawa, Ontario
Main cities Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver
Independence 1 July 1867 (union of British North American colonies); 11 December 1931 (independence recognized)
National holiday Canada Day, 1 July (1867)
National symblos the maple leaf and the beaver
Executive branch chief of state: Queen ELIZABETH II, represented by Governor General head of government: Prime Minister
Legislative branch bicameral Parliament or Parlement consists of the Senate or Senat and the House of Commons or Chambre des Communes
Judicial branch Supreme Court of Canada; Federal Court of Canada; Federal Court of Appeal; Provincial Courts
Political parties Bloc Quebecois; Conservative Party of Canada; Green Party; Liberal Party; New Democratic Party
Canada Parliament Supreme Court of Canada

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