Nigel Farage - Cloze

First, do these activities: vocabulary. Listen to the recording if necessary: MP3. Fill in all the gaps with the missing words, then press "Check" to check your answers. Use the "Hint" button to get a free letter if an answer is giving you trouble. You can also click on the "[?]" button to get a clue. Click the this button again for another letter. You can also click on "[?]" for a different hint. Note that you will lose points if you ask for hints or clues! Finally, do the quiz.

Primero, haz la actividad de vocabulario. Escucha la grabación si es necesario. Rellena los espacios en blanco con las palabras que faltan. Haz click en "Check" para comprobar tus aciertos. Si te resulta difícil la respuesta utiliza el botón "Hint" y te revelará una letra de la casilla en la que te encuentres, puedes clickear varias veces en "Hint" y te dará cada vez una letra más de la palabra. Para obtener ayuda también puedes clickear en el botón "[?]" y te dará una pista. Perderás puntos con las pistas.

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Nigel Farage.
Modified Extracts from Wikipedia.
Nigel Paul Farage is a British MEP, or Member of European , and is the Leader of the United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP) and co- the Eurosceptic Europe of Freedom and Democracy group. is a general term used to describe criticism of the European Union (EU), and opposition to the process of European , existing throughout the political spectrum. Traditionally, the main source of euroscepticism has been the notion that integration weakens the nation . Other views occasionally seen as eurosceptic include perceptions of the EU being undemocratic or too .
Farage describes himself as a and rejects the notion that he is a conservative, though he was ranked 41st (out of 100) in The Daily Telegraph's Top 100 most influential right- in Britain poll in October 2009, and he was ranked 58th in the 2010 poll, also in the Daily Telegraph.
, in the strictest sense, is the political philosophy that holds individual liberty as the basic moral principle of society. In the broadest sense, it is any political philosophy which approximates this view. Libertarianism includes diverse beliefs, all strict limits to government activity and sharing the goal of maximizing individual liberty and political freedom.
From taking office as a UKIP MEP in 1999 Farage has often voiced opposition to the "euro project". His argument is that "a one-size-fits- interest rate" cannot work for countries with structurally different economies, often using the example of Greece and Germany to emphasize contrast. He predicted the need for “ outs” before European Commission and European Central Bank admitted that these steps would be necessary. Specifically, Farage predicted that Greece, Ireland, Portugal and Spain would all require such assistance. To date Spain is the only predicted country that has not asked for a 'bail out' but Farage : "You can ignore the markets if you want to, but in time the markets will not ignore you". Farage also Germany's argument that Italy "should never have joined the euro" but he has not predicted the need for similar financial assistance in the case of Italy.
Farage predicts that if the situation continues, it will lead to violence to the people’s inability to "determine their own futures through the box" as it will become the only "logical" tool to them to escape from their "economic prison" i.e. the Eurozone. He "I can only hope and pray that the euro project is destroyed by the markets before that really happens."
Farage strongly opposes the use of 'bail outs' and claims that "buying your own with taxpayers’ money" will not solve the problem and that, "if we do, the next debt crisis won't be a country", "it will be the European Central Bank itself".