31 January 2020: Brexit Day. Britain finally leaves the EU. What happens next?
- transition period – a time during which things are changing from one system to another
- the single market – the system of free trade that exists between countries belonging to the European Union
- regulations – official rules
- membership dues – the official payments you make to be a member of something
- to have a say – he right to give an opinion about something
- to expire – to end; to stop being in use
- to negotiate a trade deal – to have long talks in about the way you will do business with each other
- scaffolding – a structure of metal poles and wooden boards put against a building for workers to stand on when they want to reach the higher parts of the building
- commemorative coin – a piece of money remember an important event or person
- tea towel – a cloth that is used for drying dishes
- adjustment – a small change that improves something or makes it work better
- adjustment period – a time in which all sorts of (small) changes are made
- Name three or more things that will NOT change in the next 11 months.
- Does Brexit make the passports of British citizens expire?
- Boris Johnson has to negotiate a trade deal with the EU. How long does he have to do that?
- Name two or more ways the Brexiteers are celebrating Brexit.
- For how many years has Britain been a member of the European Union?