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vorbehalten. © 2015 Com isen Schulzerlag GmbH, Brin Rechte Alie Webcode: context-18 Context: Vocabulary The USA - Still the Promised Land? Lead-in task 1a task 1a task 1b task 2c 1.4 Words in Context: A country 1. 3 shared values ['vælju:z] 1.4 1.5 1.5 1.7 1.7 1.9 I. 10 1.6 collapse [kǝ'læps] 1. 13 I. 15 I. 19 1.22 I. 24 match sth. share sth. 1. 25 access sth. ['ækses] motive ['mautiv] I. 25 individual freedom the Founding Fathers self-governing social barriers ['bæriaz] ultimately ['Altimatli] world power freedom from religious and political persecution [p3:sı'kju:fn] play a major role natural resources availability [ǝ, verla'bilati] economic rich in sth. arise [ǝ'raiz] upward mobility ['apwad mau'bilati] equality of opportunity [i'kwolati] [,ppo'tju:nəti] zu etw. passen etw. teilen; etw. gemeinsam nutzen auf etw. zugreifen Beweggrund; Motiv like no other gemeinsame Werte individuelle Freiheit; Freiheit des Einzelnen die Gründerväter autonom; selbstverwaltet soziale Hürden; soziale Barrieren zusammenfallen; zusammenstürzen schließlich; schlussendlich Weltmacht Schutz vor religiöser und politischer Verfolgung eine wichtige Rolle spielen Rohstoffe; natürliche Ressourcen Nutzbarkeit; Verfügbarkeit wirtschaftlich; ökonomisch reich an etw. sein entstehen sozialer Aufstieg Chancengleichheit Cornelsen www.comelsen.de/context Context a 364 454 Rada 20 Those shoes match your dress perfectly. I'll share my book with you if you've forgotten yours. How do I access my bank account online? What was the murderer's motive for killing the man? Despite coming from different countries, we have many shared values. Individual freedom is important but we should also think about what is best for the majority. Benjamin Franklin is considered to be one of the Founding Fathers. We set up a self-governing student committee at our school. Social barriers stop groups of people from mixing freely with other groups. Three people died when the tunnel collapsed. We all discussed the problem but ultimately our manager made the final decision. The world power's environmental policy had a global influence on climate change. In a democracy, people can enjoy freedom from religious and political persecution. Nelson Mandela played...

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a major role in bringing democracy to South Africa. Coal and wood are natural resources. I will check my availability on that day and call you back. After the economic crash, it was difficult for young people to find work. Vegetables are rich in vitamins and minerals. If the need arises, we will hire another member of staff. For many people born into poor families, upward mobility is just a dream. Older people should have equality of opportunity in the job market. Page 1 of 9 2015 Cornelsen Schulverlage GmbH, Berit Alle Rechte vorb hallon. Webcode: context-18 Context: Vocabulary The USA - Still the Promised Land? 1. 26 1. 27 1.29 1.29f. 1. 33 I. 33 1. 34 1. 36 1.37 1. 38 1.39 1.39 1.40 1.40 I. 42 I. 42 I. 44 1.8 I. 10 self-made millionaire wealth 1 rise to a position economic and military leadership superpower the turn of the century cope with sth. [kaup] unprecedented [An'presidented] contribute to sth. [kən'tribju:t] economic turmoil ['ta:mail] the manufacturing sector [mænju'fæktfərmy] ['sekto] housing crisis a widening gap undermine sth. Part A The American dream A1 Viva America 1.4 hold true (for sb./sth.) it remains to be seen rise to the challenge conceal sth. [kən'si:l] raise sb. yearning (n) ['j3:Diŋ] Cornelsen Self-made-Millionär He became a self-made millionaire at just 22 years old. Reichtum; Wohlstand Despite her wealth, she was never a very happy person. zu einer Position/ Stellung aufsteigen wirtschaftliche und militärische Führung Supermacht Jahrhundertwende etw. bewältigen; mit etw. zurechtkommen beispiellos; noch nie dagewesen zu etw. beitragen wirtschaftliche Turbulenzen die Fertigungs- industrie Immobilienkrise wachsende Kluft; immer größer wer- dende Unterschiede etw. untergraben; 1 etw. schwächen (auf jdn./etw.) zutreffen es bleibt abzuwarten sich der Heraus- forderung stellen etw. verbergen jdn. heranziehen/ aufziehen Sehnsucht; Verlangen Context www.cornelsen.de/context Joe rose to a position of power in the company after 10 years. No other country has the economic and military leadership of the USA. China and India could become superpowers in the future. At the turn of the 20th century, women were still not allowed to vote in the USA. Sarah coped well with the difficult situation. There has been an unprecedented amount of rainfall this winter. We all contributed equally to our group presentation. Since the war, the country has been in economic turmoil. The manufacturing sector declined during the 20th century. The family lost their house in the housing crisis of 2008. There is a widening gap between young people with degrees and those without. His constant criticism undermines my confidence. Summer temperatures are variable in the UK but that doesn't hold true for Dubai.. It remains to be seen if the new teacher is as good as our last one. I expect the students will rise to the challenge and do well in their summer exams. Lisa concealed the gift in her bag. My grandmother raised six children. I have such a yearning to visit Thailand! Page 2 of 9 2015 Comaben Schuve. Lag GmbH, Berlin. vorbehalten. Alle Rechte Webcode: context-18 Context: Vocabulary The USA - Still the Promised Land? 1.14 I. 14 I. 15 1. 17 1. 17 1. 19 1.20 1. 20 1. 21 task 3b A2 1.1 1.1 il. 2-3 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.9 1. 10 cast a vote painful 1.24 fill out a ballot ['bælǝt] convey feelings [kən'vel] Reinventing the American dream given the ... I. 10 sense sth. declare sb. (the winner) supportive [sǝpostrv] emerge [i'ms:d3] take the initiative (to do sth.) [ı'nıfatıv] encouragement uncertain economic conditions apply a definition pursue your own path [pǝ'sju:] contrary to sth. ['kontrǝri] a bright future in response to sth. in Erwiderung auf etw; als Reaktion auf etw. schmerzhaft seemingly ['si:minli] eine Stimme abgeben etw. spüren favourable ['fervərǝbl] belongings jdn. (als Gewinner) verkünden unterstützend Cornelsen entstehen die Initiative ergreifen (etw. zu tun) Ermutigung einen Stimmzettel ausfüllen Gefühle vermitteln ¡Angesichts ... unsichere wirtschaft- liche Verhältnisse; ungewisse wirt- schaftliche Lage eine Definition über- nehmen/anwenden seinen eigenen Weg verfolgen/einschlagen im Gegensatz zu vielversprechende/ strahlende Zukunft scheinbar vorteilhaft Besitz(tümer); Hab und Gut www.comelsen.de/context Context Only 50% of adults cast a vote in the last election. The street looked quiet, but I could sense that something was about to happen. The doctor declared the man fit and healthy after his operation. She comes from a very supportive family. After the war, a democratic system of goverment slowly emerged in the country. I took the initiative and applied for the job. My sister Jennie always needs lots of encouragement to do her homework. The police arrived quickly in response to the emergency telephone call. It was very painful when I cut my finger with the bread knife. If you fill out the ballot incorrectly, your vote will not count. I'm not much good at conveying my feelings for my girlfriend. Given the terrible weather, the football match is postponed until next week. Due to the uncertain economic conditions, it is not a good idea to quit your job right now. You must apply different definitions of the word depending on the context. Jessica has always pursued her own path rather than following what others do. Contrary to what my teacher says, I do work really hard in school! Leo has a bright future as a TV journalist ahead of him. The seemingly happy family had many problems. The weather conditions are favourable for the hike. Please collect your belongings and leave the hotel immediately! Page 3 of 9 2015 Cornelsen Schulverlage GmbH, P. fin. All Rechte vart den. Webcode: context-18 Context: Vocabulary The USA - Still the Promised Land? 1. 13 I. 13 1. 17 I. 19 1. 23 1. 27 1. 33 1. 34 I. 34 1.40 1.46 task 1a Fact File I. 1 1.7 1.8 fulfill sth. 1. 32 i material aspirations [æspa'reifnz] materiellen Dingen achieve sth. [ǝ'tfi:v] etw. erreichen measurable ['mezərəbl] obstacle ['obstokl] certainty divide (n) [di'vaid] wages task 1a Part B Dealing with diversity B1 The new neighbours Fact ¡racially/ethnically File diverse ['rerfəli/ 'conikli dar'v3:s] prohibit sth. [prǝ'hibit] be aware of sth. stagnate [stæg'next] appreciate sth. [a'pri:fieit] itake sth. for granted ['grantid] reinterpret sth. i concern (n) [kən's3:n] committee [kə'miti] come to sb.'s attention bother to do sth. ['boðǝ] etw. gerecht werden; etw. erfüllen Cornelsen materielle Ansprüche;; Verlangen nach nachweisbar Hindernis Gewissheit; Sicherheit Kluft Löhne; Gehälter stagnieren; stillstehen etw. zu schätzen wis- sen; etw. würdigen etw. als selbstver- ständlich betrachten etw. neu interpre- tieren; etw. umdeuten Anliegen; Sorge rassisch und ethnisch vielfältig etw. verbieten über etw. Bescheid wissen Komitee; Ausschuss jdm. auffallen sich die Mühe machen, etw. zu tun www.cornelsen.de/context Context He fulfilled his dream of skydiving from a plane when he was 40 years old. Jim's strong material aspirations mean he would never consider taking low-paid work. The actor achieved fame when he was 18 years old. Our progress through the traffic jam was so slow it was barely measurable! She drove the car skillfully around the obstacles in the road. "I will win the competition!" she said with great certainty. There is still a divide between the salaries earned by men and women. The factory workers got their wages at the end of every week. If you don't clean your fish tank, the water will stagnate. I really appreciate the thoughtful gift you gave me. Carolyn took it for granted that she would get a job straight after university. This book reinterprets Shakespeare's plays for readers in the 21st century. The doctor expressed his concerns about the patient's health. I grew up in a very ethnically diverse part of London. The sign prohibited people from entering the building. Are you aware of the new school rule? The environmental committee held a meeting on the issue of recycling. It's come to my attention that some pupils are using their mobile phones in school. Don't bother to water the plants - it's going to rain later anyway! Page 4 of 9 vorbehallen. © 2015 Comelec Schulve tage Gabt. B Alle Rechte Webcode: context-18 Context: Vocabulary The USA - Still the Promised Land? 1.72f. tell sb. how to conduct their business [kən'dakt] 1.81f. 1.95 1.96 1.98 I. 106 I. 124f. I. 126 I. 131 1.4 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 B2 The changing face of America intr. cope with sth. 1.2 strengthen sth. 1. 12 put sb.'s interests ahead of your own inevitable [m'evitabl] 1. 12 change for the better (n) disregard sth. [,disri'ga:d] in principle have sth. both ways assume sth. [ǝ'sju:m] benefit (v) driving force wave of immigration [imi'greifn] both ... and ... share a responsibility (with sb.) [rı,sponsǝ'biləti] in turn constantly ['konstantli] jdm. vorschreiben, wie er/sie etw. zu tun hat; sich in jds. Angelegenheiten einmischen draw (strength) from sth. jds. Interessen vor die eigenen stellen unvermeidbar change the face of das Erscheinungs- sth. Cornelsen Verbesserung; positive Veränderung etw. ignorieren; etw. vernachlässigen prinzipiell; grundsätzlich beides haben/ bekommen von etw. ausgehen; etw. vermuten profitieren etw. bewältigen etw. festigen; etw. stärken treibende Kraft Einwanderungswelle bild/Gesicht von etw. verändern sowohl ... als auch die Verantwortung (mit jdm.) teilen im Gegenzug stets; kontinuierlich aus etw. (Kraft) schöpfen www.comelsen.de/context Context He is always telling me how to conduct my business - it's so annoying! Parents often put their children's interests ahead of their own. It's inevitable that you'll drop something if you try to carry so much at once! Patrick was a spoilt child but there was a change for the better as he grew up. You completely disregarded all my ideas for the project. In principle I agree with you, however, your ideas are not very practical. You can't have it both ways - either come with me to the shops now or go alone later. I assumed Rachel was behind me but when I turned around she was gone. My internship experience really benefited me when I was applying for jobs. Sarah coped well with the difficult situation. The sports competition strengthened the relationship between the two schools. He is the driving force behind the successful new business. There was a wave of immigration into the neighbouring countries during the war. Technology has changed the face of traditional business. The names "Alex" and "Charlie" are suitable for both boys and girls. Everyone should share the responsibility of keeping the park clean. I clean my bedroom every week and in turn I get pocket money from my parents. Amelia is constantly on the phone to her friends. We should draw strength from the fact that not everything was destroyed in the fire. Page 5 of 9 2015 Comelsen halve lage GmbH, Bern. All Rechic vorlehallen. Webcode: context-18 Context: Vocabulary The USA - Still the Promised Land? I. 13 1.14 I. 15 I. 16 1. 22 1.25 1.28 1. 36 1.41 1. 46 I. 51 task 1 task 1 task 1 prove to be sth. Fact File industrious [in'dastries] heritage ['heritid3] Fact File enrich sth. largely demographic [dema'græfik] weaken sth. deny sb. sth. [dı'nar] scope ancestor ['ænsestə] belief Part C Equality and inequality C1 The danger to the dream task 1 imbalance [im'bælans] ensure sth. a fair share of sth. task have sth. in 2a common C2 How to become homeless Fact afford sth. [ǝ'ford] File Fact File sich als etw. erweisen tüchtig; fleißig pay cash for sth. Erbe etw. bereichern Cornelsen hauptsächlich demografisch; bevöl- kerungsstatistisch etw. schwächen jdm. etw. verwehren › Ausmaß reward sth. [rı'wo:d] etw. belohnen Vorfahre Glaube Ungleichgewicht etw. garantieren; etw. gewährleisten einen gerechten/ angemessenen Anteil von etw. etw. gemeinsam haben sich etw. leisten können etw. in bar bezahlen the usual die normale procedure [pra'si:d30] Vorgehensweise mortgage ['magid3] Hypothek www.comelsen.de/context Context His prediction that it would rain later proved to be correct. Philip was very industrious last weekend and cleaned out the whole attic. Rock paintings are an important part of Australia's cultural heritage. This breakfast cereal is enriched with vitamins and iron. The area used to be largely farmland but now there are many factories around here. The graph shows the demographic trends of internet users over the last ten years. The bridge was weakened through years of constant use by heavy vehicles. The government denies women and girls the right to an education. For a project of this scope we are going to need more money. I did research into my family history and found out my ancestors come from Holland. She holds very strong beliefs about life after death. 5J55 I rewarded my dog's obedience by giving him a treat. Many doctors believe depression is caused by a chemical imbalance in the brain. Seatbelts ensure or at least improve people's safety if they are involved in a car accident. ¡I want my fair share of the money we eamed at the flea market! My friend and I have a love of football in common. I can't afford to go on holiday this year. Nigel paid cash for his car. The usual airport procedure is to check in your bags first and then go through security. Peter took out a 20 year mortgage on his house. Page 6 of 9 Seimbar Cablt. Perin Rechte behalen. 2011 Co Ase Webcode: context-18 Context: Vocabulary The USA - Still the Promised Land? Fact File Fact File Fact File task 2 task 2 task 2 task 4 intr. intr. ownership housing crisis task 5a career [kə'riǝ] C3 A political lesson intr. be forced to do sth. move in with sb. 1.3 1.4 1.7 1.9 I. 19 1.23 1, 32 1.36 1. 39 1.45 interest rate 1.46 foreclose boom market borrow money homeowner recruit sb. for sth. [ri'kru:t] sign up (for sth.) tense (v) [tens] sympathetic to sth. [simpa'Betik] undivided attention greedy ['gri:di] adequate ['ædikwǝt] move jobs overseas segregation [,segri'geifn] actual vote (v) requirement [rı'kwalement] Cornelsen Zinssatz zwangsvollstrecken; etw. geltend machen boomender Markt (sich) Geld leihen Hausbesitzer Eigentum; Besitz ¡Immobilienkrise Karriere; Laufbahn gezwungen sein, etw. zu tun bei jdm. einziehen; mit jdm. zusammenziehen jdn. für etw. (an)werben sich zu etw. anmelden sich anspannen mitfühlend/ verständnisvoll ungeteilte Aufmerk- samkeit gierig angemessen verlagern von Arbeits- plätzen ins Ausland / nach Übersee Trennung; Rassentrennung tatsächlich; wirklich wählen Voraussetzung; Bedingung www.comelsen.de/context Context This bank offers a good interest rate on savings. The bank foreclosed on the mortgage because it hadn't been paid for 3 months. The economic growth experienced during the boom market could not last forever. Luke borrowed money from his dad to buy a new computer. As the homeowner, you are responsible for undertaking repairs on the building. Ownership of the business passed to Mr. Singh in 2002. Following World War II, there was a housing crisis across Europe. Kate has a successful career as a doctor. We were forced to stay inside all day because of the terrible weather. I moved in with my best friend last year. Mr. Jones was recruited for the position of manager. I signed up for the football team at school this week. She tensed when she heard her name called. I am sympathetic to your situation but I can't lend you any more money. The teacher had her class's undivided attention during the interesting lesson. The greedy boy ate three pieces of cake in a row. Have you packed adequate clothing for your skiing trip? The company moved many jobs overseas to save costs. The segregation of men and women is a normal part of life in this country. I can't believe you found an actual gold coin buried in your garden! You are only allowed to vote when you're 18 years old. One requirement of the job is a driving licence. Page 7 of 9 2013 Comen Shalve lage GmbH, Bert Alle Rechte vorbehalten. Webcode: context-18 Context: Vocabulary The USA - Still the Promised Land? Part D America's place in the world D1 Facts and figures Chart Fact File Fact File Fact File Fact File task 2 D2 The German view historian Intr. D3 Better than its reputation a visa 1.6 1.8 reminder 1. 12 1.17 1.23 1. 24 1. 28 I. 31 I. 32 spending Gross Domestic Product, GDP [grous] [da'mestik] balance of trade deficit ['defisit] surplus ['$3:plǝs] balance of power I. 36 I. 39 downwardly mobile ['daunwadli] extent of sth. [Ik'stent] emergency aid [ı'ma:dzənsi eid] raise money stinginess ['stindzinas] lawsuit ['lo:su:t] generosity [dzenə'rosǝti] entail sth. victim ['viktim] Ausgabe Bruttoinlandsprodukt Handelsbilanz (Haushalts-)defizit (Haushalts-) überschuss Machtverhältnis Historiker ein Visum Erinnerung gesellschaftlich absteigend; in eine niedrigere soziale Schicht (ab-)sinkend i Ausmaß von etw. 3 Katastrophenhilfe Geld sammeln; Geld beschaffen Geiz Klage; Gerichtsverfahren Großzügigkeit etw. mit sich bringen Opfer Cornelsen www.comelsen.de/context Context What is your monthly spending on food? The recent increase in the Gross Domestic Product indicates the country is doing well. The country's positive balance of trade shows they export more than they import. The company's huge deficits meant they had to close down. The farmer produced a large crop surplus which he sold for a profit. The fragile balance of power between the political parties was destroyed in the war. The historian specialized in the history of the Native American people. She applied for a visa to travel to Kenya. I wrote myself a reminder about the meeting on Thursday. Unfortunately this area has become downwardly mobile since 2001. We won't know the extent of the damage to your leg until the tests are complete. Several European countries sent emergency aid to Thailand after the terrible storm. We held a quiz night to raise money for the sick woman. That man's stinginess is famous - he never gives money to charity even though he's rich. The man filed a lawsuit against the company after he lost his job. Mrs Dean's generosity is wonderful - she's donated so much to the charity. The job entalls keeping the shop tidy, helping customers and selling products at the till. Two victims died in the car crash. Page 8 of 9 ©2015 Come on Satverico Gmbil. Berlin Alle Rechte vorbehalle 1. Webcode: context-18 Context: Vocabulary The USA - Still the Promised Land? 1.40 1.42 1.43 1.49 1. 52 1.57 task 3 deteriorate humanitarian aid [hju:,mæni'tearian eid] refugee [refju'dzi:] development aid [erd] for its own sake indecisive [indi'saisiv] bias ['baros] sich verschlechtern humanitäre Hilfe Flüchtling Entwicklungshilfe um seiner/ihrer selbst willen unentschlossen Voreingenommen- heit; Vorurteil Cornelsen www.cornelsen.de/context i Context Your grades have deteriorated since you started going out with friends every night. The war-torn country made a plea for more humanitarian aid. Millions of refugees fled the country during the war. Development aid helped to build essential facilities such as schools and roads. I enjoy driving my car for its own sake and not to go anywhere in particular. I'm feeling too indecisive to make a decision right now! Your team only won because of the referee's bias! Page 9 of 9

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vorbehalten. © 2015 Com isen Schulzerlag GmbH, Brin Rechte Alie Webcode: context-18 Context: Vocabulary The USA - Still the Promised Land? Lead-in task 1a task 1a task 1b task 2c 1.4 Words in Context: A country 1. 3 shared values ['vælju:z] 1.4 1.5 1.5 1.7 1.7 1.9 I. 10 1.6 collapse [kǝ'læps] 1. 13 I. 15 I. 19 1.22 I. 24 match sth. share sth. 1. 25 access sth. ['ækses] motive ['mautiv] I. 25 individual freedom the Founding Fathers self-governing social barriers ['bæriaz] ultimately ['Altimatli] world power freedom from religious and political persecution [p3:sı'kju:fn] play a major role natural resources availability [ǝ, verla'bilati] economic rich in sth. arise [ǝ'raiz] upward mobility ['apwad mau'bilati] equality of opportunity [i'kwolati] [,ppo'tju:nəti] zu etw. passen etw. teilen; etw. gemeinsam nutzen auf etw. zugreifen Beweggrund; Motiv like no other gemeinsame Werte individuelle Freiheit; Freiheit des Einzelnen die Gründerväter autonom; selbstverwaltet soziale Hürden; soziale Barrieren zusammenfallen; zusammenstürzen schließlich; schlussendlich Weltmacht Schutz vor religiöser und politischer Verfolgung eine wichtige Rolle spielen Rohstoffe; natürliche Ressourcen Nutzbarkeit; Verfügbarkeit wirtschaftlich; ökonomisch reich an etw. sein entstehen sozialer Aufstieg Chancengleichheit Cornelsen www.comelsen.de/context Context a 364 454 Rada 20 Those shoes match your dress perfectly. I'll share my book with you if you've forgotten yours. How do I access my bank account online? What was the murderer's motive for killing the man? Despite coming from different countries, we have many shared values. Individual freedom is important but we should also think about what is best for the majority. Benjamin Franklin is considered to be one of the Founding Fathers. We set up a self-governing student committee at our school. Social barriers stop groups of people from mixing freely with other groups. Three people died when the tunnel collapsed. We all discussed the problem but ultimately our manager made the final decision. The world power's environmental policy had a global influence on climate change. In a democracy, people can enjoy freedom from religious and political persecution. Nelson Mandela played...

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a major role in bringing democracy to South Africa. Coal and wood are natural resources. I will check my availability on that day and call you back. After the economic crash, it was difficult for young people to find work. Vegetables are rich in vitamins and minerals. If the need arises, we will hire another member of staff. For many people born into poor families, upward mobility is just a dream. Older people should have equality of opportunity in the job market. Page 1 of 9 2015 Cornelsen Schulverlage GmbH, Berit Alle Rechte vorb hallon. Webcode: context-18 Context: Vocabulary The USA - Still the Promised Land? 1. 26 1. 27 1.29 1.29f. 1. 33 I. 33 1. 34 1. 36 1.37 1. 38 1.39 1.39 1.40 1.40 I. 42 I. 42 I. 44 1.8 I. 10 self-made millionaire wealth 1 rise to a position economic and military leadership superpower the turn of the century cope with sth. [kaup] unprecedented [An'presidented] contribute to sth. [kən'tribju:t] economic turmoil ['ta:mail] the manufacturing sector [mænju'fæktfərmy] ['sekto] housing crisis a widening gap undermine sth. Part A The American dream A1 Viva America 1.4 hold true (for sb./sth.) it remains to be seen rise to the challenge conceal sth. [kən'si:l] raise sb. yearning (n) ['j3:Diŋ] Cornelsen Self-made-Millionär He became a self-made millionaire at just 22 years old. Reichtum; Wohlstand Despite her wealth, she was never a very happy person. zu einer Position/ Stellung aufsteigen wirtschaftliche und militärische Führung Supermacht Jahrhundertwende etw. bewältigen; mit etw. zurechtkommen beispiellos; noch nie dagewesen zu etw. beitragen wirtschaftliche Turbulenzen die Fertigungs- industrie Immobilienkrise wachsende Kluft; immer größer wer- dende Unterschiede etw. untergraben; 1 etw. schwächen (auf jdn./etw.) zutreffen es bleibt abzuwarten sich der Heraus- forderung stellen etw. verbergen jdn. heranziehen/ aufziehen Sehnsucht; Verlangen Context www.cornelsen.de/context Joe rose to a position of power in the company after 10 years. No other country has the economic and military leadership of the USA. China and India could become superpowers in the future. At the turn of the 20th century, women were still not allowed to vote in the USA. Sarah coped well with the difficult situation. There has been an unprecedented amount of rainfall this winter. We all contributed equally to our group presentation. Since the war, the country has been in economic turmoil. The manufacturing sector declined during the 20th century. The family lost their house in the housing crisis of 2008. There is a widening gap between young people with degrees and those without. His constant criticism undermines my confidence. Summer temperatures are variable in the UK but that doesn't hold true for Dubai.. It remains to be seen if the new teacher is as good as our last one. I expect the students will rise to the challenge and do well in their summer exams. Lisa concealed the gift in her bag. My grandmother raised six children. I have such a yearning to visit Thailand! Page 2 of 9 2015 Comaben Schuve. Lag GmbH, Berlin. vorbehalten. Alle Rechte Webcode: context-18 Context: Vocabulary The USA - Still the Promised Land? 1.14 I. 14 I. 15 1. 17 1. 17 1. 19 1.20 1. 20 1. 21 task 3b A2 1.1 1.1 il. 2-3 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.9 1. 10 cast a vote painful 1.24 fill out a ballot ['bælǝt] convey feelings [kən'vel] Reinventing the American dream given the ... I. 10 sense sth. declare sb. (the winner) supportive [sǝpostrv] emerge [i'ms:d3] take the initiative (to do sth.) [ı'nıfatıv] encouragement uncertain economic conditions apply a definition pursue your own path [pǝ'sju:] contrary to sth. ['kontrǝri] a bright future in response to sth. in Erwiderung auf etw; als Reaktion auf etw. schmerzhaft seemingly ['si:minli] eine Stimme abgeben etw. spüren favourable ['fervərǝbl] belongings jdn. (als Gewinner) verkünden unterstützend Cornelsen entstehen die Initiative ergreifen (etw. zu tun) Ermutigung einen Stimmzettel ausfüllen Gefühle vermitteln ¡Angesichts ... unsichere wirtschaft- liche Verhältnisse; ungewisse wirt- schaftliche Lage eine Definition über- nehmen/anwenden seinen eigenen Weg verfolgen/einschlagen im Gegensatz zu vielversprechende/ strahlende Zukunft scheinbar vorteilhaft Besitz(tümer); Hab und Gut www.comelsen.de/context Context Only 50% of adults cast a vote in the last election. The street looked quiet, but I could sense that something was about to happen. The doctor declared the man fit and healthy after his operation. She comes from a very supportive family. After the war, a democratic system of goverment slowly emerged in the country. I took the initiative and applied for the job. My sister Jennie always needs lots of encouragement to do her homework. The police arrived quickly in response to the emergency telephone call. It was very painful when I cut my finger with the bread knife. If you fill out the ballot incorrectly, your vote will not count. I'm not much good at conveying my feelings for my girlfriend. Given the terrible weather, the football match is postponed until next week. Due to the uncertain economic conditions, it is not a good idea to quit your job right now. You must apply different definitions of the word depending on the context. Jessica has always pursued her own path rather than following what others do. Contrary to what my teacher says, I do work really hard in school! Leo has a bright future as a TV journalist ahead of him. The seemingly happy family had many problems. The weather conditions are favourable for the hike. Please collect your belongings and leave the hotel immediately! Page 3 of 9 2015 Cornelsen Schulverlage GmbH, P. fin. All Rechte vart den. Webcode: context-18 Context: Vocabulary The USA - Still the Promised Land? 1. 13 I. 13 1. 17 I. 19 1. 23 1. 27 1. 33 1. 34 I. 34 1.40 1.46 task 1a Fact File I. 1 1.7 1.8 fulfill sth. 1. 32 i material aspirations [æspa'reifnz] materiellen Dingen achieve sth. [ǝ'tfi:v] etw. erreichen measurable ['mezərəbl] obstacle ['obstokl] certainty divide (n) [di'vaid] wages task 1a Part B Dealing with diversity B1 The new neighbours Fact ¡racially/ethnically File diverse ['rerfəli/ 'conikli dar'v3:s] prohibit sth. [prǝ'hibit] be aware of sth. stagnate [stæg'next] appreciate sth. [a'pri:fieit] itake sth. for granted ['grantid] reinterpret sth. i concern (n) [kən's3:n] committee [kə'miti] come to sb.'s attention bother to do sth. ['boðǝ] etw. gerecht werden; etw. erfüllen Cornelsen materielle Ansprüche;; Verlangen nach nachweisbar Hindernis Gewissheit; Sicherheit Kluft Löhne; Gehälter stagnieren; stillstehen etw. zu schätzen wis- sen; etw. würdigen etw. als selbstver- ständlich betrachten etw. neu interpre- tieren; etw. umdeuten Anliegen; Sorge rassisch und ethnisch vielfältig etw. verbieten über etw. Bescheid wissen Komitee; Ausschuss jdm. auffallen sich die Mühe machen, etw. zu tun www.cornelsen.de/context Context He fulfilled his dream of skydiving from a plane when he was 40 years old. Jim's strong material aspirations mean he would never consider taking low-paid work. The actor achieved fame when he was 18 years old. Our progress through the traffic jam was so slow it was barely measurable! She drove the car skillfully around the obstacles in the road. "I will win the competition!" she said with great certainty. There is still a divide between the salaries earned by men and women. The factory workers got their wages at the end of every week. If you don't clean your fish tank, the water will stagnate. I really appreciate the thoughtful gift you gave me. Carolyn took it for granted that she would get a job straight after university. This book reinterprets Shakespeare's plays for readers in the 21st century. The doctor expressed his concerns about the patient's health. I grew up in a very ethnically diverse part of London. The sign prohibited people from entering the building. Are you aware of the new school rule? The environmental committee held a meeting on the issue of recycling. It's come to my attention that some pupils are using their mobile phones in school. Don't bother to water the plants - it's going to rain later anyway! Page 4 of 9 vorbehallen. © 2015 Comelec Schulve tage Gabt. B Alle Rechte Webcode: context-18 Context: Vocabulary The USA - Still the Promised Land? 1.72f. tell sb. how to conduct their business [kən'dakt] 1.81f. 1.95 1.96 1.98 I. 106 I. 124f. I. 126 I. 131 1.4 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 B2 The changing face of America intr. cope with sth. 1.2 strengthen sth. 1. 12 put sb.'s interests ahead of your own inevitable [m'evitabl] 1. 12 change for the better (n) disregard sth. [,disri'ga:d] in principle have sth. both ways assume sth. [ǝ'sju:m] benefit (v) driving force wave of immigration [imi'greifn] both ... and ... share a responsibility (with sb.) [rı,sponsǝ'biləti] in turn constantly ['konstantli] jdm. vorschreiben, wie er/sie etw. zu tun hat; sich in jds. Angelegenheiten einmischen draw (strength) from sth. jds. Interessen vor die eigenen stellen unvermeidbar change the face of das Erscheinungs- sth. Cornelsen Verbesserung; positive Veränderung etw. ignorieren; etw. vernachlässigen prinzipiell; grundsätzlich beides haben/ bekommen von etw. ausgehen; etw. vermuten profitieren etw. bewältigen etw. festigen; etw. stärken treibende Kraft Einwanderungswelle bild/Gesicht von etw. verändern sowohl ... als auch die Verantwortung (mit jdm.) teilen im Gegenzug stets; kontinuierlich aus etw. (Kraft) schöpfen www.comelsen.de/context Context He is always telling me how to conduct my business - it's so annoying! Parents often put their children's interests ahead of their own. It's inevitable that you'll drop something if you try to carry so much at once! Patrick was a spoilt child but there was a change for the better as he grew up. You completely disregarded all my ideas for the project. In principle I agree with you, however, your ideas are not very practical. You can't have it both ways - either come with me to the shops now or go alone later. I assumed Rachel was behind me but when I turned around she was gone. My internship experience really benefited me when I was applying for jobs. Sarah coped well with the difficult situation. The sports competition strengthened the relationship between the two schools. He is the driving force behind the successful new business. There was a wave of immigration into the neighbouring countries during the war. Technology has changed the face of traditional business. The names "Alex" and "Charlie" are suitable for both boys and girls. Everyone should share the responsibility of keeping the park clean. I clean my bedroom every week and in turn I get pocket money from my parents. Amelia is constantly on the phone to her friends. We should draw strength from the fact that not everything was destroyed in the fire. Page 5 of 9 2015 Comelsen halve lage GmbH, Bern. All Rechic vorlehallen. Webcode: context-18 Context: Vocabulary The USA - Still the Promised Land? I. 13 1.14 I. 15 I. 16 1. 22 1.25 1.28 1. 36 1.41 1. 46 I. 51 task 1 task 1 task 1 prove to be sth. Fact File industrious [in'dastries] heritage ['heritid3] Fact File enrich sth. largely demographic [dema'græfik] weaken sth. deny sb. sth. [dı'nar] scope ancestor ['ænsestə] belief Part C Equality and inequality C1 The danger to the dream task 1 imbalance [im'bælans] ensure sth. a fair share of sth. task have sth. in 2a common C2 How to become homeless Fact afford sth. [ǝ'ford] File Fact File sich als etw. erweisen tüchtig; fleißig pay cash for sth. Erbe etw. bereichern Cornelsen hauptsächlich demografisch; bevöl- kerungsstatistisch etw. schwächen jdm. etw. verwehren › Ausmaß reward sth. [rı'wo:d] etw. belohnen Vorfahre Glaube Ungleichgewicht etw. garantieren; etw. gewährleisten einen gerechten/ angemessenen Anteil von etw. etw. gemeinsam haben sich etw. leisten können etw. in bar bezahlen the usual die normale procedure [pra'si:d30] Vorgehensweise mortgage ['magid3] Hypothek www.comelsen.de/context Context His prediction that it would rain later proved to be correct. Philip was very industrious last weekend and cleaned out the whole attic. Rock paintings are an important part of Australia's cultural heritage. This breakfast cereal is enriched with vitamins and iron. The area used to be largely farmland but now there are many factories around here. The graph shows the demographic trends of internet users over the last ten years. The bridge was weakened through years of constant use by heavy vehicles. The government denies women and girls the right to an education. For a project of this scope we are going to need more money. I did research into my family history and found out my ancestors come from Holland. She holds very strong beliefs about life after death. 5J55 I rewarded my dog's obedience by giving him a treat. Many doctors believe depression is caused by a chemical imbalance in the brain. Seatbelts ensure or at least improve people's safety if they are involved in a car accident. ¡I want my fair share of the money we eamed at the flea market! My friend and I have a love of football in common. I can't afford to go on holiday this year. Nigel paid cash for his car. The usual airport procedure is to check in your bags first and then go through security. Peter took out a 20 year mortgage on his house. Page 6 of 9 Seimbar Cablt. Perin Rechte behalen. 2011 Co Ase Webcode: context-18 Context: Vocabulary The USA - Still the Promised Land? Fact File Fact File Fact File task 2 task 2 task 2 task 4 intr. intr. ownership housing crisis task 5a career [kə'riǝ] C3 A political lesson intr. be forced to do sth. move in with sb. 1.3 1.4 1.7 1.9 I. 19 1.23 1, 32 1.36 1. 39 1.45 interest rate 1.46 foreclose boom market borrow money homeowner recruit sb. for sth. [ri'kru:t] sign up (for sth.) tense (v) [tens] sympathetic to sth. [simpa'Betik] undivided attention greedy ['gri:di] adequate ['ædikwǝt] move jobs overseas segregation [,segri'geifn] actual vote (v) requirement [rı'kwalement] Cornelsen Zinssatz zwangsvollstrecken; etw. geltend machen boomender Markt (sich) Geld leihen Hausbesitzer Eigentum; Besitz ¡Immobilienkrise Karriere; Laufbahn gezwungen sein, etw. zu tun bei jdm. einziehen; mit jdm. zusammenziehen jdn. für etw. (an)werben sich zu etw. anmelden sich anspannen mitfühlend/ verständnisvoll ungeteilte Aufmerk- samkeit gierig angemessen verlagern von Arbeits- plätzen ins Ausland / nach Übersee Trennung; Rassentrennung tatsächlich; wirklich wählen Voraussetzung; Bedingung www.comelsen.de/context Context This bank offers a good interest rate on savings. The bank foreclosed on the mortgage because it hadn't been paid for 3 months. The economic growth experienced during the boom market could not last forever. Luke borrowed money from his dad to buy a new computer. As the homeowner, you are responsible for undertaking repairs on the building. Ownership of the business passed to Mr. Singh in 2002. Following World War II, there was a housing crisis across Europe. Kate has a successful career as a doctor. We were forced to stay inside all day because of the terrible weather. I moved in with my best friend last year. Mr. Jones was recruited for the position of manager. I signed up for the football team at school this week. She tensed when she heard her name called. I am sympathetic to your situation but I can't lend you any more money. The teacher had her class's undivided attention during the interesting lesson. The greedy boy ate three pieces of cake in a row. Have you packed adequate clothing for your skiing trip? The company moved many jobs overseas to save costs. The segregation of men and women is a normal part of life in this country. I can't believe you found an actual gold coin buried in your garden! You are only allowed to vote when you're 18 years old. One requirement of the job is a driving licence. Page 7 of 9 2013 Comen Shalve lage GmbH, Bert Alle Rechte vorbehalten. Webcode: context-18 Context: Vocabulary The USA - Still the Promised Land? Part D America's place in the world D1 Facts and figures Chart Fact File Fact File Fact File Fact File task 2 D2 The German view historian Intr. D3 Better than its reputation a visa 1.6 1.8 reminder 1. 12 1.17 1.23 1. 24 1. 28 I. 31 I. 32 spending Gross Domestic Product, GDP [grous] [da'mestik] balance of trade deficit ['defisit] surplus ['$3:plǝs] balance of power I. 36 I. 39 downwardly mobile ['daunwadli] extent of sth. [Ik'stent] emergency aid [ı'ma:dzənsi eid] raise money stinginess ['stindzinas] lawsuit ['lo:su:t] generosity [dzenə'rosǝti] entail sth. victim ['viktim] Ausgabe Bruttoinlandsprodukt Handelsbilanz (Haushalts-)defizit (Haushalts-) überschuss Machtverhältnis Historiker ein Visum Erinnerung gesellschaftlich absteigend; in eine niedrigere soziale Schicht (ab-)sinkend i Ausmaß von etw. 3 Katastrophenhilfe Geld sammeln; Geld beschaffen Geiz Klage; Gerichtsverfahren Großzügigkeit etw. mit sich bringen Opfer Cornelsen www.comelsen.de/context Context What is your monthly spending on food? The recent increase in the Gross Domestic Product indicates the country is doing well. The country's positive balance of trade shows they export more than they import. The company's huge deficits meant they had to close down. The farmer produced a large crop surplus which he sold for a profit. The fragile balance of power between the political parties was destroyed in the war. The historian specialized in the history of the Native American people. She applied for a visa to travel to Kenya. I wrote myself a reminder about the meeting on Thursday. Unfortunately this area has become downwardly mobile since 2001. We won't know the extent of the damage to your leg until the tests are complete. Several European countries sent emergency aid to Thailand after the terrible storm. We held a quiz night to raise money for the sick woman. That man's stinginess is famous - he never gives money to charity even though he's rich. The man filed a lawsuit against the company after he lost his job. Mrs Dean's generosity is wonderful - she's donated so much to the charity. The job entalls keeping the shop tidy, helping customers and selling products at the till. Two victims died in the car crash. Page 8 of 9 ©2015 Come on Satverico Gmbil. Berlin Alle Rechte vorbehalle 1. Webcode: context-18 Context: Vocabulary The USA - Still the Promised Land? 1.40 1.42 1.43 1.49 1. 52 1.57 task 3 deteriorate humanitarian aid [hju:,mæni'tearian eid] refugee [refju'dzi:] development aid [erd] for its own sake indecisive [indi'saisiv] bias ['baros] sich verschlechtern humanitäre Hilfe Flüchtling Entwicklungshilfe um seiner/ihrer selbst willen unentschlossen Voreingenommen- heit; Vorurteil Cornelsen www.cornelsen.de/context i Context Your grades have deteriorated since you started going out with friends every night. The war-torn country made a plea for more humanitarian aid. Millions of refugees fled the country during the war. Development aid helped to build essential facilities such as schools and roads. I enjoy driving my car for its own sake and not to go anywhere in particular. I'm feeling too indecisive to make a decision right now! Your team only won because of the referee's bias! Page 9 of 9