Teaching Brexit


Confused by all the Brexit jargon in the news?

Here’s a glossary to demystify commonly used EU-related terms.

Lesson plan

  1. Look at the glossary below and choose 4 or 5 expressions to explain to the rest of the class, examples; Cake and eat it: European Free Trade Association (EFTA): Hard Brexit:
  2. Use the vocabulary look-up guide to find explanations to more Brexit jargon.

Teaching about Brexit can be complicated, and here are some ways to help you. I

Confused by all the Brexit jargon in the news? Here’s a glossary to demystify commonly used EU-related terms.

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Acquis communautaire: A French phrase meaning the entire body of European Union law. Countries have to incorporate it into their own law before joining the European Union.

Alignment: Keeping rules and regulations in the UK in line with those in the European Union after Brexit, as in “regulatory alignment”.

Article 50: The European Union’s exit clause. It is part of the Lisbon Treaty and by invoking it or triggering it a country formally and legally signals it is leaving the European Union Source: BBC

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