Unit 9

are the UN's
  Millennium Development Goals?

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What are the UN's
Millennium Development Goals?

What are the UN Millennium Development Goals and why are they so significant?  

In the year 2000, at the Millennium Summit, plans were made for all parts of the UN system to pool their combined efforts toward achieving eight common goals to make the world a better place by the year 2015.  The unit's reading passage describes the eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and plans for implementing them.

The unit's structural focus is the use of   and its, and its writing task focuses on writing to solicit support.  The listening exercise continues the unit's theme, showing how the Millennium Development Goal's commitment to fostering development even in the most remote regions of the world, is being carried out in the nation of Bhutan. A comprehension exercise is also available. To begin the unit, click on "Reading Passage" below

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