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98 brexit

Brexit

Historic Events

High Int – Adv

In this lesson, students read about the historic referendum in the UK in which citizens voted to leave the EU (2016). Students learn and practice new vocabulary and discuss how Brexit will affect language teachers and learners.

Note: This lesson was updated following the resignation of Prime Minister May in July, 2019. New updates will be available as events unfold.

Printable Lesson
  • 2–2.5 hours
  • 5 pages
Audio
Tasks
  • warm-up
  • reading
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • comprehension questions
  • discussion questions
Vocabulary
  • referendum
  • turnout
  • eligible
  • Commonwealth
  • oppose
  • diverse
  • camp
  • shock
  • step down
  • negotiate
  • petition
  • primary
Grammar
  • portmanteaus
Tasks

Title

Due

  • Warm-Up
  • Vocabulary Preview A
  • Vocabulary Preview B
  • Read & Listen
  • Timeline
  • Comprehension
  • Vocabulary Review
  • Discussion
  • Research