Member of the Group:

·Inés Buck Ramos.

·Claudia Berenguer Campillo.

·Rocío Amador Pertíñez.

·Lucía Vergara Montoya.

GLOSSARY:

Army- ejercito, tropas /ˈɑː(r)mi/

Serve- servir

Fairly- con justicia /ˈfeə(r)li/

Owner- dueño /ˈəʊnə(r)/

Business- negocio, comercio /ˈbɪznəs/

Colleagues- compañero

Speech- expresion /spiːtʃ/

Orators- orador

Engineer- mecanico /ˌendʒɪˈnɪə(r)/

Supplied- suministrar /səˈplaɪ/

Crowded- abarrotado /ˈkraʊdɪd/

Raised- izar

Otherwise- si no, diferente /ˈʌðə(r)ˌwaɪz/

Sewage- aguas residuales /ˈsuːɪdʒ/

Attackers- atacante /əˈtækə(r)/


SUMMARY

2.- Over a million people lived in Rome. Around 300 AC, Rome was the largest city in the world. There were citizens who could vote and serve in the army, and there were non-citizens who didn't have rights. The goverment was run by nobles and knights who were very rich people. Plebeians or ordinary people, were fairly poor. Slaves were not citizens. they were not free to leave their owners and had no rights.(Rocío)


3.-The forum was the government districct in the entre of Rome. The forum was a place to meet friends and business colleagues and to listen to people who made speeches.The forum was a market-place, with buildings succh as offices and law courts around it. (Lucía)



4.-Rome a well-protected city. It was surrounded by 50 kilometres of strong stone walls, to keep out attakers.

All visitors had to enter the city throught one of its 37 gates which were guarded by soldiers and whatchmen.(Inés)


5.- The Romans were great water engineers. They designed aqueducts, created canals to carry water from the hills and mountains. A Roman houses of the rich were given water. Ordinary people had to drink from public fountains. (claudia)


6.-Rome relied on its drains. Rome was so crowded that good drains were essencial. Otherwise, the citizens could have caught diseases from sewage and died. The largest sewer, called the "Cloaca maxima".(Inés)



QUESTIONS


1. Where did ordinary people have to drink water?


2. What type of people were rich in Ancient Rome?



3. Did all citizens serve in the army?


4. How many kilometres long were the stone walls?


5. Were slaves citizens in Ancient Rome?


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