Тема урока:. THE ELECTORAL SYSTEM IN BRITAIN.
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Орг. Момент :
2 проверка домашнего задания
3 ознакомление с новым материалом.
• entitle [in'taitl] v — 1) давать право;
• employee [empbi'i:] n — наёмный рабочий
• Are you entitled to vote in Parliamentary elections?
• May all citizens of Kazakhstan who are residents vote?
• Do citizens of Kazakhstan who are working abroad as employees have the right to vote ?
• Are young people under 18 entitled to vote in Parliamentary elections in Kazakhstan?
• Is voting by secret ballot in Kazakhstan?
Ex. 12. Interview your English teachers of your school.
(Use the beginning of an interview)
- Hello, I’m a journalist. I’d like to interview you. If you don’t mind. Thank you
Ex.13. Write about your interview.
She / He says that all citizens of Kazakhstan.
Ex.14. Let your students read their essays about Petrol stations (from the previous lesson) to the class and discuss them.
a) The electorial system in Kazakhstan.
b) What qualities should you look for when voting for someone?
Read and answer the following questions:
The maximum life of the House of Commons has been restricted to five years since the Parliament Act 1911. The franchise (right to vote) became universal for men in the nineteenth century. Women's suffrage came in two stages (1918 and 1928).
For parliamentary elections the United Kingdom is divided into 650 constituencies of roughly equal population. The average constituency contains about 60,000 registered votes. Any British citizen from the age of 18 registered as an elector for the constituency elects a single member to the House of Commons.
Voting is on the same day (usually on Thursday) in all constituencies, and the voting stations are open from 7 in the morning till 9 at night. Each voter has only one vote, if he knows that he will be unable to vote, because he is ill or has moved away or must be away on business, he may apply in advance to be allowed to send his vote by post.
Voting is not compulsory. But in the autumn of each year every householder is obliged by law to enter on the register of electors the name of every resident who is entitled to vote. Much work is done to ensure that the register is complete and accurate. It's only possible to vote at the polling station appropriate to one's address.
As in Britain the political scene is dominated by the Conservatives and the Labour Party, in every constituency each of these parties has a local organization whose first task is to choose the candidate and which then helps him to conduct his local campaign. Any British subject can be nominated as a candidate, there is no need to live in the area, though peers, clergymen, lunatics and felons in prison are disqualified from sitting in the House of Commons.
There are usually more than two candidates for each seat. The candidate who wins the most votes is elected. This practice is known as the majority electoral system.
1. How often are elections held in Great Britain?
2. How many constituencies are there in the United Kingdom?
3. Are electors allowed to vote by post?
4. Is voting compulsory?
5. Who can be nominated a candidate at the election?
6. What is the essence of the majority electoral system?
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