Friday, July 15

Advanced English Vocabulary: Voting

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Voting is a way for people to express their preferences for particular things.

For example, elections are held at regular intervals in many countries to allow voters to decide which political party should form a government.

Watch the videos below to learn about the voting system in the UK:

Part 1

Part 2


Ask a friend or another student these questions, and write down their answers.

1) What do you think of the UK voting system? Do you think it is fair, or not?

2) What type of voting system do they have in your country?

3) When was the last time you voted? If yes, who did you vote for, and why?

4) Do you think that it's important to vote in elections, or not?

5) Which party would you vote for if an election was held right now?

Why would you vote for them?


Related Activities:

Elections in the United States - Reading Quiz >>

Electing a US President - Listening and Writing Quiz >>



Ever fancied being a UK MP for a week? Play this fun game and give it a go! With thanks to ELT Digital Play for sharing this great link!

MP For A Week - Play The Game >>