Scottish Independence referendum

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The Scottish independence referendum takes place on September 18th 2014. The voters will be asked one question: « Should Scotland be an independant country? »

The result of the referendum should be known on the 19th September. Today a poll (sondage) shows the « yes » side in the lead for the first time. Many people still haven’t made up their mind.

Here are a few articles to help you understand more about the Scottish independence referendum:

– a very clear BBC article which explains why the referendum is taking place, what are the arguments « for and against » and the key issues at stake

– a website for resources and views on the referendum

– a pdf to download with the background information

– a video with different opinions for and against :

– 9 reasons why Scotland is better off independant :

– the arguments against Scottish independence :

– Oral comprehension (type BAC)

– What is at stake? (BBC videos)

Do you think that Scotland should become independant?

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  1. Thanks for the information about a very important vote. We’ll see how it goes in about a week.

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