One World Government

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Type: Vocabulary
Originally published on November 22, 2021 and last updated on July 22, 2023

The topic of Government is a cornerstone for English learners, providing essential language skills to understand political systems and societal structures. Engaging in discussions about governance, laws and public policies enhances vocabulary, comprehension and critical thinking abilities.

By examining the roles of various branches of government and understanding political ideologies, learners gain valuable insights into global affairs, fostering informed citizenship and active participation in English-speaking communities.

Go through the vocabulary below with your students and ask them to try and use this vocabaulry where possible when discussing the different conversation questions.

One World Government Review

The concept of a One World Government is a thought-provoking and controversial topic that envisions a unified global authority to address international issues and foster cooperation among nations. This theoretical system raises questions about the balance between sovereignty and global governance, the role of individual nations in decision-making and the challenges of implementing such a structure.

Advocates believe it could promote peace, resolve global problems and advance human rights. Conversely, critics express concerns over loss of autonomy and potential abuse of power.

Useful Vocabulary

Try and use the following vocabulary when answering the question. Click to look up the definition in the dictionary

  • likely (adverb)
  • likelihood (noun)
  • likely/unlikely (adjective)
  • probability (noun)
  • take into account (phrase)
  • authority (noun)

Conversation Questions

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  • What is your understanding of the concept of a One World Government?
  • Do you think a One World Government is a realistic idea?
  • Do you think there will ever be a one world government?
  • How would a One World Government impact cultural diversity and national identities?
  • How could a One World Government address pressing global issues, such as climate change and poverty?
  • What could the advantages be of a one world government?
  • What could the disadvantages be of a one world government?
  • What do you think would be the best way to elect a leader of this one world government?
  • Who do you think would benefit most from a one world goverment?
  • Should a One World Government prioritise economic development or environmental conservation?
This conversation topic was prepared by Gregory

Gregory is a qualified TEFL teacher who has been teaching English as a Foreign Language (ESL) for over a decade. He has taught in-person classes in Spain and to English learners around the world online.