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Learn about the UK political system & elections

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In this lesson I will explain a little about how the UK political system works, and introduce you to some of the vocabulary. You'll learn about the major parties, local councils, constituencies, and more. So, welcome to the unpredictable world of UK politics! This is a great lesson to help you understand the news, even if you don't live in the UK. Listening to British news is a great way to practise your English, and understanding what they are talking about will really help! When I made this video in early 2017, I thought that the next UK General Election would not happen until 2020 -- how wrong I was! So here is the video, just a few days ahead of a surprise General Election in June 2017.

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She remained exceptionally neutral, I appreciate that very much
Unlike many other educators who put a slant on things according to the ideology they've fallen victim to

So kudos for not doing that

Author — Wh3atley

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Thank you for being so unbiased. It's so much easier to generate your own opinions when you're not being fed bias information.

Author — Sophie Johnson

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DEAR LORD... YOU'RE THE BEST TEACHER, AND THE CUTEST TOO! I'M FROM BRAZIL, AND LOVE YOUR CLASSES!

Author — victória vic

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Dear Ms. Gill,

Thank you very much. For English learners like me, who are from different part of the world, it would be highly beneficial for us to learn English as well as UK's system. In this sense, this video is higly informative.

Author — Thomas Kim

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Thank you dear Gill. You have an amazing way to teach.

Author — Wendy Galvez

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Given the Brexit situation, I have been interested in British politics and this was perfectly explained! thank you!!!

Author — Andrea Seanez

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I love this teacher.... is one of the best on youtube or maybe the best ...
Many thanks. from Perú

Author — ulhrick

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When I saw this beautiful old lady standing next to the board ... I was really underestimating this video (with all the use of technology in videos now days)...
But she is just what I needed! Very well structured, good pace, simple...
Thank you!

Author — Olga Fuseini

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And we're still going through Brexit. You were right it has been a long process.

Author — DickieTrickle

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You are a fantastic teacher! Thank you so much!!!

Author — Marcicleide Ferreira

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Thanks I’m a young and I love politics so I want to know who I would vote for in the elections. Great video👍

Author — James Evans

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You are a great teacher madam, thanks for this very useful information.

Author — Infinita Fenix

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This video was Wonderful idea ! Thank you!!!

Author — Fabiola Monteiro

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This is the calmest English lesson I have ever had. Love ya.

Author — asspartacus

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5 hour's left for my exam and then watch this

Author — Steelwind Fullmetal

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Thanks, this video is really helpful, know I can do a presentation about the British government.

Author — Trịnh Lê Đức Phú

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thank you so much dear Gill
I like your teaching methode

Author — Maryama Ben

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Thank you for being so clear and efficient in bringing answers for most of my questions!

Author — Victor Hugo

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I'm Sri lankan and now I'm living in UK
This lesson

Author — FUN WAY

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Dear, Ms.Gill
Your lesson is very helpful for foreign people living in UK ike me.
Also your talking speed is very comfortable for us♡

Author — Michiko Nagasaki