American Politics

Before listening

1. Do you know the names of the two main political parties in the USA? 

2. From which party does the current president come?

Now listen

 

Listening Comprehension True or false

1. In the United States there are only two political parties.

2. All Republicans oppose gun control.

3. Republicans generally believe that the United States should have a strong military.

4. Republicans generally support free trade between countries.

5. Democrats generally believe in more market regulation.

6. Democrats agree with Republicans on taxation.

7. Many Republicans criticise the UN.

8. Only the rich vote for the Republican Party.

9. Only the poor vote for the Democrat Party.

10. The Democrats have a lot of support in the big cities.

For more on the two major parties go here