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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #126880: Vocabulary: social structure
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    Vocabulary: social structure


    Men (...and Women!) have always lived together, in groups of different natures.

    These gatherings happened because of necessity, circumstances, resemblance, 

    aspirations, or simply common blood... They're either short-lived or lasting, very

    organised or founded on chance or on absence of obligations...  






     A person 
     People/ folks
     The population 
     Populated with: furnished with inhabitants. 
     A people: the persons constituting a community, a tribe, a nation.  
     Indigenous/ native: coming from a particular region or country.                        
     An Aborigine: indigenous people living in Australia when Europeans settlers arrived.




     A tribe/ tribal/ a tribesman: member of a group of people 
     A clan: a group of families claiming a common ancerstor                                              
     A nomad/ nomadic
     A sedentary/ settled population                                                                



             Community Life                                      Private Individuals

     A civilization
     Society/ social 
     The individual 
     A private individual                         
     The community 
     A community 
     Common/ communal                                                                                
     Community life 
     An association 
     An institution 



                                                   A membership card


     To join: to become a member of... 
     To belong to: to be a member of...                                         
     A member/ membership: people belonging to an organisation
     A membership card
     To assemble/ to gather: to gather into one place
     An assembly/ a gathering: a group of people meeting in one place                 
     A bunch of people: a group of people. 
     A gang: a group of persons associated for some criminal purposes                
     To mix with: to put together, to combine.  
     To go around with: go with no precise aim                                                                                             
     A reunion 


     A dropout: a student/ person who withdraws/ before completing a course/ from society.
     To drop out: to withdraw from school or society                                              
     Antisocial: unwilling or unable to adapt to society.                              
     A social misfit: a person who cannot adjust to society. 
     A social outcast: a person who is rejected from society.                                                    


    I hope I haven't lost you among all these different groups and individuals.

    I also hope I won't lose you during the test! No chance!

    Go for it, and you'll win! 


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    A. 'When he was young, he isolated himself and said he was ; later he never kept a job and went to live abroad. I wonder where he is now…'

    B. As a , Tim keeps doing odd jobs for people in the neighbourhood… He should go back to school before it is too late.

    C. It’s hard for him to people his age… He’s a loner and spends hours playing games by himself.

    D. 'Mum, I’d like to reserve a tennis court and need your to give its number.'

    E. In villages, the is much richer than in big cities, and it’s easier to be involved in the help to be given to others.

    F. At school, the twins legitimately want to be treated as different .Normal, isn’t it? On the contrary, at home, they’re always stuck together…

    G. When the Pilgrim Fathers landed in Plymouth (Massachusetts) and there, the area was different of Americans, who taught the Pilgrims how to fertilize the land with rotting fish.



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