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Focus question 2: What is a parliament?

ESL activities

Handouts 2, 6

Teacher instructions

Conduct Activity 1.
Handouts 2, 6 as OHTs.

Activity 1

Activity 1: Let's parler!

Conduct parts 1a, 1b, 1d, then 1c.

Vocabulary: parliament, Britain, Commonwealth, state, territory, inherit, hold a seat, sitting, House of Commons, House of Lords, Senate, upper house, lower house, citizen's right, vote, election.

Note: The information in 1e and Handout 7 will be used later in this unit.

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