unit tells how "micro-credit",
the system of making small loans to women's businesses has
aided women in developing regions, their families and
communities in many developing regions of the
world. It tells how this success of micro-enterprises has resulted in the year 2005 being declared the
"International Year of Micro-credit."
The unit's structural focus is
the formation of the possessive, using a phrase with "of" or
using an apostrophe 's' ('s or s' ). The
listening passage is a UN tv webcast that shows how a
Palestinian woman benefitted from of micro-credit
programme. The writing task offers the opportunity to practice
summary writing skills.
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