“Democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for lunch. Liberty is a well-armed lamb contesting the vote.”Benjamim Franklin
With election day this week and the American election still not resolved, we decided to bring the issue linking them for debate this week : democracy. This widespread form of government and of conducting our lifes might be more controversial than you think. So make a choice, vote and join our Conversation Club this week.
If you´d like to suggest a topic, please leave a comment at the end of the post!
Com o dia da eleição esta semana e a eleição americana ainda não resolvida, decidimos trazer a questão que une as duas coisas: A democracia. Esta forma muito difundida de governar e conduzir nossas vidas pode ser mais controverso que você pensa. Então faça uma escolha, vote e junte-se ao nosso Conversation Club this week.
Se quiser sugerir um tópico, por favor deixe seu comentário no fim do post!
Part 1 – Language development
In this section you will find an activity to help you better prepare to discuss the topic. It can be a grammar, vocabulary or pronunciation activity to help you speak even more!
Part 2 – Video activities
Here you will find a short video about the topic with some questions to help you understand it.
Part 3 – Authentic Material
If you want to push yourself, here you will find material that digs deeper into the topic. Use your dictionaries if necessary.
Some Questions to help you think about the topic:
Do you think it is importat to vote?
What are the pros and cons of democracy?
Does your vote really count?