3: Power and Pomp - Politics in the United Kingdom

polling station

Competence aims in focus:

The aims of the studies are to enable students to:

  • elaborate on and discuss political issues and systems in the English-speaking world, with a special focus on the United Kingdom
  • use a nuanced, well-developed vocabulary to communicate on political issues
  • summarise, comment on and discuss differing viewpoints on political issues
  • elaborate on and discuss linguistically demanding texts with a political perspective
  • use information based on figures and statistics as a basis for communicating on political issues

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Pomp and Tradition

The opening of Parliament, covered by the American TV network CBS.

UK Parliament: Teach Parliament (videos)

A broad range of videos and animations about the UK Parliament.