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It's a very hot morning in the Punjab village of Wasan Pura. A carpet master, Sadique, is talking to a thirty-yearold brick worker named Mirza Nadeem, the carpet weaver 1 5 10 15 20 25 30 35 40 I've admired your boy for several months, Sadique says. Nadeem is bright and ambitious. He will learn more practical skills in six weeks with me than he would in six years of school. He will be taught by experienced craftsmen, and he will be paid well if he works well. You can be sure that yo
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  1510152025303540  I've admired your boy for several months, Sadique says. adeem is bri!ht and ambitious.e #ill learn more $ra%ti%al s&ills insi #ee&s #ith me than he #ouldin si years of s%hool. e #ill betau!ht by e$erien%ed %raftsmen,and he #ill be $aid #ell if he #or&s#ell. (ou %an be sure that your son#ill be than&ful for the o$$ortunityyou have !iven him. Sadique has !iven this s$ee%h many times before. )i&e manymanufa%turers, he re%ruits %hildren for his #or&sho$. e is $arti%ularlyinterested in boys a!ed seven to ten. *hey ma&e ideal em$loyees, hesays. +oys at this a!e have !reat deterity and enduran%e, and they're#onderfully obedient  they'd #or& around the %lo%& if they #ere as&ed. eadmits, I em$loy them first be%ause they're e%onomi%al. -or #hat I'd $ayone adult #eaver I %an !et three boys, sometimes four, #ho %an $rodu%efirst%lass %ar$ets in no time. Sadique finishes by sayin! I #ish I had been!iven su%h an o$$ortunity #hen I #as a boy.  /ira has #or&ed in a bri%& fa%tory for 15 years to su$$ort his family. ema&es bri%&s by hand for u$ to ei!hty hours a #ee&. *he #or& $ays $oorlyor not at all. e has not $aid his rent for months and is in debt to the villa!emer%hants. So he a!rees to let adeem #or& for Sadique. +e%ause of the lo# %ost of %hildlabor, Sadique and hisfello# manufa%turers have asi!nifi%ant advanta!e their $rodu%tion is mu%h %hea$er thanthat of the %ountries #here %hildlabor is $rohibited. meri%an anduro$ean %onsumers areattra%ted to lo#$ri%e and hi!hquality $rodu%ts, and more andmore %hildmade %ar$ets areim$orted from a&istan everyyear. I- #arns thatbet#een 500.000 and one milliona&istani %hildren a!ed four tofourteen are no# em$loyed as%ar$et #eavers.  da$ted from The Atlantic Monthly  , 1666.    I   t   '  s  a  v  e  r  y   h  o   t  m  o  r  n   i  n  !   i  n   t   h  e   3  u  n   7  a   b  v   i   l   l  a  !  e  o   f   8  a  s  a  n   3  u  r  a .   1  %  a  r  $  e   t  m  a  s   t  e  r ,   S  a   d   i  q  u  e ,   i  s   t  a   l   &   i  n  !   t  o  a   t   h   i  r   t  y    y  e  a  r    o   l   d   b  r   i  %   &  #  o  r   &  e  r  n  a  m  e   d   /   i  r  0  a Nadeem, the carpet weaver   Child labour  UNICEF  Life of a little boy in Pakistan  Child labour in a brick factory  1. This document is mainly about : 2.  Which part of the orld is this document about ! 3. This article concerns rather the past   # the present   or the future $ 4. Complete the folloin% te&t ith ords from the bo&$ There are to e&tra ords$   5. 'i(e as many details about the ) main characters of the te&t$ ame9ob:elationshi$ #ith othersSituation or onditions Nadeem - - -Sadique - -Mirza - - --- 6. *atch the folloin% titles ith the para%raphs$ 7.  Why are children appreciated in the carpet industry! a.………………………………………………………………………………………… b.…………………………………………………………………………………………c.…………………………………………………………………………………………d.………………………………………………………………………………………… 8. +oes ,to ork around the clock, mean ,to ork,: 9. Circle the ad-ecti(es that best correspond to .adi/ue$ 10. *atch an element from column 0 to an element from column 1 : a)brick-worker  b)brightc)skillsd)craftsmane)manufacturer f)workshopg)employeeh)dexterityi)endurance j)obedientk)weaver l)    prohibited1.intelligent2.ability or techniue acuired or developed through training or experience!.a person who is hired to work for another or for a business firm etc. in return for payment #.$he act uality or power of withstanding difficulty or stress. $he state or fact of persevering%.&kill and grace in physical movement especially in the use of the hands'.obeying or willing to obey(. room area or small establishment where manual or light industrial work is done.*.a person that manufactures something+. man who practices a craft with great skill1,.&omeone who makes carpets or rugs11.forbidden12.someone who makes bricks involved - sale - forced - producing - unacceptable - children - illicit - conflict - drugs - children   ;.4 million %hildren are ……………  in #or& that, under any %ir%umstan%e, is %onsidered ……………  for %hildren, in%ludin!the ……………  and traffi%&in! of ……………  into debt bonda!e, serfdom, and ……………  labor. It in%ludes the for%edre%ruitment of ……………  for armed …………… , %ommer%ial seual e$loitation, and ……………  a%tivities, su%h as ……………  and traffi%&in! …………… . .   a b c d e f g h i j k l  * hours a day  12 hours a day  2# hours a day charitable - inhuman - helpful - irresponsible - immoral - unscrupulous - human Titles $ara!ra$h /ira's #or&in! %onditionshildren' s&illsSadique's s$ee%h  11.  Complete the table ith the ri%ht forms$ 12.  Write a brief article to defend children2s ri%hts a%ainst e&ploitation in manufactories$ Consider the folloin% steps$a$Present the situation 3present simple4Too many children $$$ 3e&ploit # pay (ery little # treat badly # inhuman conditions4 b$'i(e your opinion 3usin% should45ard -obs $$$ 3e&pect from4 6oun% people $$$ 3send to school4c$Consider solutions 3usin% ill4If %o(ernments $$$7 children $$$ 3protect4If e $$$7 e can hope that youn% people $$$ 3send to school instead of factories4                          Verb Noun Adjective weave ................... *******work ................... ...................admire ................... ...................................... teacher *******................... recruiter *******employ ..................... *******................... endurance *******..................... obedience ...................produce ...................... *******               8ey  4.;.4 million %hildren are involved  in #or& that, under any %ir%umstan%e, is %onsidered unacceptable for %hildren, in%ludin! the sale  and traffi%&in! of children  into debt bonda!e, serfdom, and forced  labor. Itin%ludes the for%ed re%ruitment of children  for armed conflict , %ommer%ial seual e$loitation, and illicit a%tivities, su%h as producing and traffi%&in! drugs .5. 'i(e as many details about the ) main characters of the te&t$   ame9ob:elationshi$ #ith othersSituation or onditionsadeem%ar$et #eaver/ira's sonbri!ht and ambitiousSadique%ar$et masterre%ruits %hildren/irabri%& #or&eradeem's father%an't $ay his debts and rentma&es bri%&s by hand#or&s ;0 hours a #ee& <. *atch the folloin% titles ith the para%raphs$ Titles $ara!ra$h /ira's #or&in! %onditions  3 hildren' s&ills  2 Sadique's s$ee%h  1  dvanta!es of %hild labour for em$loyers   =.  Why are children appreciated in the carpet industry! a.Because of their great dexterity  b.ecause of their endurancec.ecause they are extremely obedientd.$hey are economical /# times cheaper than an adult) ;. +oes ,to ork around the clock, mean ,to ork,: 9 hours a day  6. Circle the ad-ecti(es that best correspond to .adi/ue$ 10. a b c d e f g h i j k l 12 1 2 9 8 7 3 5 4 6 10 11 charitable - inhuman - helpful - irresponsible - immoral - unscrupulous - human
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