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To Tweet or Not to Tweet?

Unit 7

4 • Citizenship and Virtual Worlds
WB p. 44

To Tweet or Not to Tweet?
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➜ How have social media and new technologies affected the Brexit debate?

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Retrouvez une banque d'audios et de vidéos authentiques en lien avec cette thématique.

Serious Game

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Montage about the Brexit with Nigel Farage

Foil, Arms and Hog

Get ready!

a. List 10 words you would associate with “Brexit”. Then share your list with your classmates.

b. Look at the vocabulary lists. Find a title for each box.

a. Look at the picture. Spot every detail connected to Brexit.

b. What do you understand about the role and opinions of the personality featured in this collage?
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a. Watch the video. Present it orally. What is the message?

b. How is humour used to make a point? Is it effective? Justify your answer.

Discuss these brainstorming questions with your classmates:
What do you know about Brexit? How might social networks have had an impact on the Brexit vote?

Read the idiom of the week. Rephrase it in your own words and give examples.
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  • campaign (n.)
  • opponent ≠ supporter (n.)
  • influence / manipulate (v.)
  • quit / leave
  • remain / stay (v.)

Let’s learn!

Vocabulary challenge

Pick 3 words from the vocabulary lists and prepare a definition to make your classmates guess the words you selected.

Cartoon from Debra Pry, The Minds Journal, 2018.

Idiom of the week!

Be on the same wavelength / page


If two people are on the same wavelength, they find it easy to understand each other and they tend to agree. In this expression, “wavelength” refers to the different frequencies used to transmit radio signals: you have to find the right one to get the message through.

Brexit and Social Media

box 1
  • free trade (exp.)
  • global economy (exp.)
  • Gross Domestic Product (exp.)
  • tax evasion (exp.)
  • capitalism (n.)
  • currency (≠ money) (n.)
  • economics (n.)
  • migration (n.)

box 2
  • ubiquitous (adj.)
  • new technologies (exp.)
  • universal culture (exp.)
  • World Wide Web (exp.)
  • communication (n.)
  • global village (n.)
  • Internet (n.)
  • media (n.)

box 3
  • alter (v.)
  • campaign / run for (v.)
  • circulate (v.)
  • dismiss (v.)
  • exit ≠ remain (v.)
  • influence (v.)
  • leave (v.)
  • negotiate (v.)
  • opt for (v.)
  • prorogue (v.)
  • share (v.)
  • spread (v.)
  • stir (v.)
  • support / back (v.)

box 4
  • gap between rich and poor (exp.)
  • monopoly power (exp.)
  • exploitation (n.)
  • inequality (n.)
  • pandemic (n.)
  • poverty (n.)

box 5
  • democracy (n.)
  • election (n.)
  • member (n.)
  • Parliament (n.)
  • politics (n.)
  • referendum (n.)

box 6
  • blue passport (exp.)
  • free circulation (exp.)
  • Schengen area (exp.)
  • soft ≠ hard Brexit (exp.)
  • negotiation (n.)
  • outsourcing (n.)

On your way to the task ❯❯ Step 1

Write an article about the links between social media and politics.

❯❯ Step 2

Tweet your reaction to Brexit.

❯❯ Step 3

Record a podcast on a TV series.

❯❯ Your final project

You take part in a TV programme to debate issues raised by social media use during the Brexit saga.
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