Topic:   Politics – the role of politicians

Time:    2 hours

Aims

  • to develop vocabulary related to the political system in the UK
  • to develop the ability to listen for and process information about the role of MPs
  • to give reading practice within the topic of ‘Contacting an MP’
  • to develop the ability to compose a letter or email to an MP

Introduction

This lesson enables students to identify national and local MPs, explore the role of MPs in the UK’s political system, find out how to contact a local MP and practise contacting them. This lesson uses materials from the NIACE ‘Citizenship for ESOL Learners’ pack and resources from the Politics section of the ESOL Nexus website.

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