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SCOTTISH INDEPENDENCE

(Page created on 09/09/2014)

ACTIVITIES TO PRINT LISTENING
CARTOONS PICTURES
GLOSSARY QUIZ
INFORMATION SONG
INTERACTIVE ACTIVITIES TIMELINE
LESSON PLAN VIDEOS


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INFORMATION:



GLOSSARY:

 

PICTURES:

 

  • In pictures: Scotland goes to the polls - 18 September 2014
    "People in Scotland have begun voting on whether the country should become independent.
    Voters will answer "Yes" or "No" to the referendum question: "Should Scotland be an independent country?"

    (BBC)

 

 

TIMELINE:

  • Viewpoint: What now for Britishness?
    "Despite the No vote in Scotland's referendum, there are still questions to be resolved about British identity, writes Richard Weight."

    (BBC)

 

  • Scotland referendum: Explained in 60 seconds - 26 November 2013
    "As the Scottish government prepares to publish a White Paper which has been described as a "blueprint" for independence, Laura Bicker explains how the referendum is going to work - in just 60 seconds."
    (BBC)

 

 

LISTENING:

  • Scotland's Independence Vote Is Too Close to Call - Text + Audio - 17 September 2014
    "The upcoming vote on independence could end the 300-year union of Scotland and Britain.
    However, two major banks say they will move their headquarters if the vote is "Yes."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)



INTERACTIVE ACTIVITIES:

  • In the news: Scotland - 18 September 2014
    "Choose the definition for each of the following words" - interactive
    (ecenglish.com)



ACTIVITIES TO PRINT:

QUIZ:

  • Scotland Quiz
    "You can either use the Slideshare version below or download this PDF version (the answers are given in both cases)."

    + NOTE FOR TEACHERS + ALSO SEE + Related articles
    (englishblog.com)



LESSON PLAN:

  • Scotland rejects independence from U.K. (September 20, 2014) - a lesson plan with audio
    "Scotland has voted to stay in the United Kingdom after rejecting independence in a historic vote on Thursday."

    (breakingnewsenglish.com)



CARTOONS:

 

SONG:

  • Stanley Odd - Son I Voted Yes - Rap
    The lyrics are below the video on YouTube :
    "Son I just wrote this
    I thought you might like to know
    That I chose to vote Yes
    ‘Cause a Yes vote provided hope..."

    (YouTube)

 

 

VIDEOS:

 

 

 

  • Scotland referendum: Explained in 60 seconds - 26 November 2013
    "As the Scottish government prepares to publish a White Paper which has been described as a "blueprint" for independence, Laura Bicker explains how the referendum is going to work - in just 60 seconds."
    (BBC)