Voting should be mandatory

TEFL UK online training

With an increasingly violate political climate, the case can be made that voting should be mandatory. There are points to both sides. One side believes that a country is only as strong as it’s citizens. That means they participate in the government on both a local and federal level.

Level: Intermediate: B1/B2
Running Time: 90 minutes +

Materials included

This free lesson plan is suitable for adults, teenagers, and General English classes. Each plan includes:

  • A debate motion
  • A summary of the controversy
  • Points for both Pros and Cons
  • Language to use in a debate
  • Debate role cards to help identify student groups
  • An article
  • Statistics (true or false exercise)
  • Vocab for the topic


For more information on how to use this in the classroom, please have a look at our detailed post on using free lesson plans.

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