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The age to vote should be 25

Introduction

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Overview

In any democratic country an election is a time where people get to vote and have their say about the direction they want the country to go. In many countries you need to be eighteen years old to be able to vote. Some people think that the age to vote should be higher, some believe it should eighteen and others think it should be lower. There are many arguments for both a higher and lower age limit, and this is a topic that is likely to be debated for many years.

Let’s Debate

Argue FOR or AGAINST the statement:

The age to vote should be 25.

Tip: Try arguing for and against the statement even if it is not what you really believe.

Key Vocabulary

  • Debate noun/verb
  • Vote noun/verb
  • Argue verb
  • Election noun
  • Democratic adjective
  • Democracy noun
  • Topic noun
  • Right noun

Question Details

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