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Praha & EU: Investujeme do vaší budoucnosti Evropský sociální fond Gymnázium, Praha 10, Voděradská 2 Projekt OBZORY POLITICAL LIFE IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC.

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1 Praha & EU: Investujeme do vaší budoucnosti Evropský sociální fond Gymnázium, Praha 10, Voděradská 2 Projekt OBZORY POLITICAL LIFE IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC AND IN ENGLISH- SPEAKING COUNTRIES ANGLICKÁ KONVERZACE

2 THE CZECH REPUBLIC

3 The Czech System of Government  The Czech republic is a sovereign, united, and democratic state.  Its government is divided into three branches: the legislative the executive the judicial

4 THE LEGISLATIVE What is the legislative power represented by? THE PARLIAMENT THE CHAMBER OF DEPUTIESTHE SENATE

5 Describe how the Parliament works. Use the following terms and expressions:  constitution  duty of making laws  law-making body  to pass laws  to ratify treaties  to send troops abroad  to summon/dissolve the Parliament  to lobby a deputy picture 1

6 THE EXECUTIVE What is the executive power represented by? THE PRESIDENTTHE GOVERNMENT

7 What are the duties of the Czech president? Use the following terms and expressions:  to be elected by the Parliament  to serve in office for five years  two terms  to take one‘s oath of office  to make an inaugural address  to represent the state abroad  to conclude treaties  to be a commander-in-chief of the army  to exercise the power of veto  to grant a pardon  to declare an amnesty  to appoint judges generals of the army ambassadors the members of the government picture 2 picture 3

8 What does the government consist of? the premier / the Prime Minister THE GOVERNMENT vice-premiers ministers

9 THE JUDICIAL POWER What is the judicial power represented by? THE CONSTITUTIONAL COURTTHE SUPREME COURT the system of courts at all levels

10 Explain in English (use dictionary if necessary):  the Cabinet  the Shadow Cabinet  universal franchise  social climber  coalition  booth  ballot-papers  universal, equal, direct and secret right to vote  grant a pardon  veto a bill  amendment  abstained  constitution

11 DISCUSSION  Describe the system of political parties in the Czech republic.  What qualities should a „dream politician“ have?  Describe elections in the Czech republic.

12 THE UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND

13 The Monarchy  The head of state and theoretical source of executive, judicial and legislative power in the UK is the British monarch, currently Queen Elizabeth II.  However, sovereignty in the UK no longer rests with the monarch, since the English Bill of Rights in 1689, which established the principle of Parliamentary Soverignity. picture 4

14 Parliament and the Government picture 5 PARLIAMENT The House of Commons The House of Lords 650 Members of Parliament or MPs chaired by the Speaker the upper chamber less authority no fixed number of members in the House of Lords, but currently there are about 750 members hereditary peers life peers a small number of other members are Archbishops and Bishops of the Church of England

15 THE USA

16 Look at the picture describing the system of the government in the USA and describe it. picture 6

17 Do you know these American presidents? What can you tell us about them? Picture 7

18 DISCUSSION Compare the system of government in our country with that in Great Britain and the USA.  the legislative power  the executive branches  the powers of the British Queen, the Czech and American Presidents and the Czech and British Prime Ministers  the juditial branches  the party system

19 POUŽITÉ ZDROJE A LITERATURA  BRENDLOVÁ, S.: Reálie anglicky mluvících zemí. Fraus, ISBN  CHUDÁ, J., CHUDÝ, T.: Topics for English Conversation. Fragment, ISBN   POUŽITÉ OBRÁZKY  Picture 1 -  Picture 2 -  Picture 3 - Klause-nebo-pouze-Klause.htmlhttp://krejci.bigbloger.lidovky.cz/c/18504/Mame-presidenta-Vaclava- Klause-nebo-pouze-Klause.html  Picture 4 -  Picture 5 -  Picture 6-  Picture 7 -

20 Praha & EU: Investujeme do vaší budoucnosti Evropský sociální fond Gymnázium, Praha 10, Voděradská 2 Projekt OBZORY Tato prezentace byla vytvořena v rámci projektu OBZORY Autor: Mgr. Veronika Švadlenková Předmět: Anglická konverzace 1 Datum: 23. března 2011


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