5-speed listening (Brexit - Level 3)

British Prime Minister battles to save Brexit



Medium (British English)

Medium (N. American English)



Try  Brexit - Level 0  |  Brexit - Level 1  |   Brexit - Level 2

ESL resource book with copiable worksheets and handouts - 1,000 Ideas and Activities for Language Teachers / English teachers
See a sample

This useful resource has hundreds of ideas, activity templates, reproducible activities for …

  • warm-ups
  • pre-reading and listening
  • while-reading and listening
  • post-reading and listening
  • using headlines
  • working with words
  • moving from text to speech
  • role plays,
  • task-based activities
  • discussions and debates
and a whole lot more.

More Listening

20 Questions  |  Spelling  |  Dictation


The UK Prime Minister Theresa May is battling to save the Brexit divorce deal with the European Union, and her job. The Brexit agreement is in danger after the UK Brexit secretary Dominic Raab and other senior ministers resigned. They quit because of the "final" deal that Ms May agreed with Europe on Thursday. Mr Raab said the deal was bad for the UK. He said it would not allow the UK to leave the EU. Ms May said her government has a choice. It must choose to leave the EU with no deal, risk Brexit never happening, or support her deal. She said: "The choice is clear. We can choose to leave with no deal, we can risk no Brexit at all, or we can choose to unite and support the best deal that can be negotiated."

Brexit means "British exit from the European Union". On June 23, 2016, the British people voted to leave the EU. Nearly 52 per cent of voters voted to leave. They voted to leave because they thought Britain would be stronger outside of the EU. They wanted the UK to have more control over its future and to make trade agreements with other countries. They also wanted to be free from EU laws. People who voted to stay believe the UK is stronger as part of the EU. The United Kingdom is due to leave the EU on March 29, 2019, at 11pm UK time. It is still unclear if or how the UK will leave the EU. Thursday's draft deal has further divided the country. Many people believe the UK's government will not agree to the new deal.

Easier Levels

Try easier levels. The listening is a little shorter, with less vocabulary.

Brexit - Level 0  |  Brexit - Level 1  |   Brexit - Level 2

All Levels

This page has all the levels, listening and reading for this lesson.

← Back to the Brexit  lesson.

Online Activities

Help Support This Web Site

  • Please consider helping Breaking News English.com

Sean Banville's Book

Thank You