School: http://englishlive.ef.com , task:
Write about a trade agreement
It so happened that the class material was dedicated to a subject of hot discussions in the news. It was about the UK's decision to leave the European Union (the EU).
There was a wide discussion on some of reasons why the British voted for Brexit (Brexit, an abbreviation of "British exit"):
1.) Migrants crisis
2.) Not elected, unaccountable and expensive euro bureaucrats, lack of national powers.
3.) Difficulties in providing domestic products and higher level of unemployment
The class material included some conclusions about a link between the current economic situation and trade policy. Trade protectionism occurs usually after a period of crisis or depression. The main reason is to provide protection for domestic products.
Free market is a preferable economic model during times of stability. Honest competition is a base for market economics.
The decision of the UK to leave the EU means that crisis is already here. Does not sound optimistic? But understanding a problem is only one way to solve it ...
1. Verb tense: It was about the UK's decision to leave the European Union. We use the Simple Past Tense to denote an action that has been completed.
2. Word choice: It was about the UK's decision to leave the European Union. The correct word to be used is ‘European’ in place of 'Euro' as it is more appropriate. Please choose the correct word to express your thought. Use an English dictionary or thesaurus to locate and understand unfamiliar words and phrases and their meanings.
Teacher Geeta M