Choose the best answer to each question. Then check your answers.


1. Apart from the Roman Empire, where else did slavery exist in ancient times?

2. Where were people captured as slaves between the late middle ages and the 19th century?

3. Where were they normally forced to work?

4. In which century was slavery not banned by many countries?

5. How many slaves are there still in the world today?

6. Where do most of these slaves live?

7. Why do many children have to work without getting paid?

8. How many days a week do they work?

9. Where do many of these children work?

10. When is World Day Against Child Labour?

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1. Work in small groups. In your opinion, what rights should all the children in the world have? Make a list and then make a poster listing these rights. The following ideas might help you:

- Home life

- Education

- Work

- Play

2. Present your ideas to the class.

3. Listen to the other groups' ideas.

4. Vote on the best ideas.


Lots of children in the world don't have the opportunity of going to school.

What's your opinion of school? What are the good things about it and what are the bad things? Write a composition of between 100 and 150 words.

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