Saturday Group Discussion: Politics

Hey everybody!  Sorry to post this so late!

Here is our next discussion topic for Saturday  (December 6th).  The topic is politics.

As usual, please prepare at least two questions.  🙂

If you are a student of mine, I hope to see you at one of the discussion groups. If anybody (student or not) has any questions about this blog, please let me know: Post a comment here, find me on twitter, or email me through my website. Thanks!

Here is a list of the lexis and possible questions which we may use during the lesson:

Nouns

Age

Ambassador(s)

Campaign(s)

Citizen(s)

Government(s)

Lifetime

Mayor(s)

Official(s)

Part(y/ies)

Polic(y/ies)

Position(s)

System(s)

Responsibility

View(s)

Vote(s)

Verbs

Agree (with)

Finance

Represent

Spend

Think (of)

Vote

Adjectives

Compulsory

Controversial

Main

Minimum

Political

Representative

Expressions

Be vetted

Get s/o to do s/t

Stay the same

Sample Questions

Beginner:

1. What type of government does Japan have?

2. Which politicians can you name?

Intermediate:

1. Who is the most controversial politician in your country?

2. How do you decide who to vote for?

Advanced:

1. How could the government be improved?

2. Why is it important to be involved in politics?

That’s it!  Thank you very much, and see you this weekend!

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