Level 4 Unit 2 Lesson08: Voting is a Right and a Duty

By the end of this lesson, you will be able to:

  • Talk about elections using the appropriate vocabulary.

General Election in the U.S.

Watch the following video. Discuss the answer to the following questions with your classmates and teacher.

a) How often do people in the United States vote to elect a new president?

b) How many votes does a candidate need to become president?

c) When does the winning candidate become the next president of the United States?

Then discuss with the class some of the similarities and differences between the elections in Mexico and the United States.