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The Quebec Referendum (1995)

In this lesson, students read about the history of the sovereignty movement in Quebec. They learn about the referendum of 1995 and discuss how some words have negative connotations.

  • referendum
  • sovereign
  • poll station
  • reject
  • put on the back burner
  • confident
  • preserve
  • rally eligible
  • slim margin
  • ethnic momentum
  • collocations with "cast"
PDF Content
  • warm-up
  • reading
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • comprehension questions
  • writing
  • discussion questions
Task Content
  • Warm-Up(Reference)
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Read & Listen(Reference)
  • Usage Note(Reference)
  • Timeline(Sequencing)
  • Comprehension(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Vocabulary Review (Multiple-Choice)
  • Collocations Match(Matching)
  • Discussion(Reference)
  • Personal Response(Speaking Task)