Monday, 4 March 2013

4º- Vocabulary Unit 9


Section 1. Democracy and dictatorship 1923–1939
NOUNS
depression, leadership, outbreak, prosperity, regime 
VERBS
bring about, evolve, last, mark, reflect
ADJECTIVES
authoritarian, inter-war, Nationalist, severe, totalitarian

Section 2. The inter-war economy
NOUNS
ballroom, consumption, crash, entertainment, household appliance, inflation, music hall, share, shortage, stock market
VERBS
adopt, crash, fall, go out of  business, lack, occur, panic, speculate, spread, withdraw
ADJECTIVES
bankrupt, capitalist, falling, financial, luxury, major,  prosperous,  protectionist, roaring

Section 3. Democratic states
NOUNS
assistance, fear, free market, intervention, parliament, public works, seat, social insurance
VERBS
advocate, aim, damage, defend, gain,  overthrow, pass, protect, react, represent, restrict, return, support
ADJECTIVES
conservative, distinct, equal, hostile, isolationist, left-wing, moderate, radical, right-wing,  sympathetic

Section 4. Authoritarianism and totalitarianism
NOUNS
access, branch, chancellor, collective farm, collectivisation, Gestapo, Jew, prison camp, ruling elite, starvation
VERBS
arrest, ban, consolidate, criticise, deport, divorce, found, glorify, imprison, invade, nationalise, persecute, plan, pursue, reward, share, suppress
ADJECTIVES
anti-Semitic, classless, colonial, expansionist, extreme, Fascist, inferior, married, Nazi, private, progressive, repressive, ruling, serious, superior, supreme

Section 5. Spain: dictatorship and democracy
NOUNS
censorship, clash, coalition, discontent, disturbance, Falange, flag, force, incident, International Brigade, Popular Front, promotion, reform, spectrum, uprising
VERBS
be held, break up, claim, declare, deteriorate, expropriate, face, inspire, intervene, kill, negotiate, prevent, proclaim, remove, resign, restore, reverse, rise up, rule, suspend, symbolise, take place, trigger
ADJECTIVES
dissatisfied, fortified, growing, landless, loyal, potential, previous, rising, secular, unable, violent

Section 6. Art in the inter-war period
NOUNS
dream, fantasy, imagination, reality, scene, Surrealism
VERBS
censor, depict, focus, follow, move away, represent
ADJECTIVES
avant-garde, everyday, harsh, imaginary, positive

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