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Title: THE EUROPEAN UNION (IN QUESTIONS)


1
THE EUROPEAN UNION(IN QUESTIONS)
  • RB, p.52-55
  • http//europa.eu

2
__________________?
  • A unique economic and political partnership
    between 28 democratic European countries.

3
What is the European Union?
  • A unique economic and political partnership
    between 28 democratic European countries.

4
_________________?
  • the European Parliament (representing the people
    of Europe)
  • the Council of the European Union (representing
    national governments)
  • the European Commission (representing the common
    EU interest).

5
What are the main institutions of the EU?
  • the European Parliament (representing the people
    of Europe)
  • the Council of the European Union (representing
    national governments)
  • the European Commission (representing the common
    EU interest).

6
_________________?
  • In Strasbourg.

7
Where is the official seat of the European
Parliament?
  • In Strasbourg.
  • Parliamentary committee meetings are held in
    Brussels.

8
_________________?
  • In Brussels.

9
Where does the European Commission meet?
  • In Brussels.

10
______________?
  • Twelve stars.

11
What is the best known EU symbol?
  • Twelve stars.

12
_______________?
  • Beethovens Ninth Symphony.

13
What is the EU anthem?
  • Beethovens Ninth Symphony.

14
________________?
  • Germany, Italy, France and Benelux countries.

15
Which countries founded the EEC?
  • Germany, Italy, France and Benelux countries.

16
_________________?
  • Twenty-four languages.

17
How many official languages are there in the EU?
  • Twenty-four languages.

18
_________________?
  • United in diversity.

19
What is the official motto of the EU?
  • United in diversity.

20
_____________?
  • 9 May.

21
When is Europe day celebrated?
  • 9 May.

22
________________?
  • Bulgaria and Romania.

23
Which two countries joined the EU in 2007?
  • Bulgaria and Romania.

24
__________________?
  • Serbia, Iceland, Former Yugoslav Republic of
    Macedonia, Montenegro, Turkey

25
Which countries are candidate countries for EU
membership?
  • Serbia, Iceland, Former Yugoslav Republic of
    Macedonia, Montenegro, Turkey

26
________________?
  • 500 million in 2009.

27
How many people live in the EU?
  • 500 million in 2009.

28
_______________?
  • -Demography Europeans live longer, have fewer
    children
  • -Globalisation European economy faces
    competition from other parts of the world
  • -Climate change Emission of greenhouse gases
    must come down

29
What challenges does the EU face?
  • -Demography Europeans live longer, have fewer
    children
  • -Globalisation European economy faces
    competition from other parts of the world
  • -Climate change Emission of greenhouse gases
    must come down

30
______________________ ?
  • Erasmus.

31
Whats the name of the EU student exchange
programme established in 1987 ?
  • Erasmus.

32
_____________?
  • Croatia.

33
Which country joined the EU in 2013?
  • Croatia.

34
The European UnionFit at 50, RB p 52
  • Pg A Read and pick a heading from II
  • Underline words you consider important for this
    topic
  • Circle words you do not know yet, but you think
    you should learn
  • Use a dashed line to underline words you think
    you can do without

Circle words
35
Pg. A Birth
  • Words/phrases important for this topic
  • to sign a treaty - povelja
  • to establish ?
  • the common market ?

36
Pg. A Birth
  • Words/phrases important for this topic
  • to sign a treaty - povelja
  • to establish ?
  • the common market ?

37
Pg. A Birth
  • Words/phrases important for this topic
  • to sign a treaty - povelja
  • to establish ?
  • the common market ?
  • Common market a step toward a single market
  • Single market free trade ( coordinated
    policies)
  • (Fun) words you can do without
  • gaggle
  • What was signed
  • on March 25th, 1957?

a flock of geese
38
  • Pg B Read and pick a title from II
  • Underline words you consider important for this
    topic
  • Circle words you do not know yet, but you think
    you should learn
  • Use a dashed line to underline words you think
    you can do without

Circle words
39
Pg. B ESCS, EDC, EEC
  • Words/phrases important for this topic
  • federalists
  • rejection
  • proposed
  • reassertion
  • nation-state

40
Pg. B ESCS, EDC, EEC
  • Words/phrases important for this topic
  • federalists
  • rejection
  • proposed
  • reassertion
  • nation-state
  • (Fun) words you can do without
  • No such words, sorry!

41
Pg. B ESCS, EDC, EEC
  • Words/phrases important for this topic
  • federalists
  • rejection
  • proposed
  • reassertion
  • nation-state
  • What did federalists want?

42
Pg. B ESCS, EDC, EEC
  • Words/phrases important for this topic
  • Pls complete the phrases.
  • What did federalists want?
  • Federalists ________ the European Defence Comm.
  • The EDC was ________ by the French prime
    minister.
  • European nations wanted to ________ their
    sovereignity.
  • ________ is a state containing one as opposed to
    several nationalities.
  • nation-state propose reassert reject

proposed
rejected
reassert
nation-state
43
Read pg. C, pick a heading mark the words
44
Pg. C - Objection My choice anything to add?
  • Words/phrases important for this topic
  • objection
  • EEC
  • excluded
  • stand aside
  • implicit
  • preserve
  • (Fun) words you can do without
  • No such words, sorry!

45
Pg. C Objection
  • Words/phrases important for this topic
  • objection
  • EEC
  • excluded
  • stand aside
  • implicit
  • preserve
  • What is a bigger objection to EEC?
  • List three reasons why some countries were not
    part of the EEC.

46
Read pgs. D-E and mark the words/phrases
  • Pick a heading!

47
Pg. D-E Enlargement
  • Words/phrases important for this topic
  • changed out of all recognition beyond
    recognition
  • applied
  • blocked by a veto
  • along with
  • waves of expansion
  • Who blocked (vetoed) the accession of Britain to
    the EU?
  • The biggest of all saw the admission...
  • The biggest of what? What does all stand for?

48
Read pg. F and mark the words/phrases
  • Pick a heading!

49
Pg. F EU responsibilities
  • Words/phrases important for this topic
  • move beyond completion
  • the single market currency
  • remains a work in progress
  • extended responsibilities into areas
  • welfare common foreign policy
  • acquired policies on justice home affairs

50
Pg. F EU responsibilities
  • Words/phrases important for this topic
  • move beyond completion
  • the single market currency
  • remains a work in progress
  • extended responsibilities into areas
  • welfare common foreign policy
  • acquired policies on justice home affairs
  • (Fun) words / phrases you can do without
  • nascent -
  • set in train (an activity) make it begin

51
Read pg. G and mark the words/phrases
  • Pick a heading!

52
Pg. G Recent achievements
  • Words/phrases important for this topic
  • to tackle climate change
  • to send troops
  • deployments
  • membership negotiations
  • overblown?

53
Pg. G Recent achievements
  • Words/phrases important for this topic
  • to tackle climate change
  • to send troops
  • deployments
  • membership negotiations
  • overblown?
  • (Fun) words / phrases you can do without
  • far afield
  • momentously
  • overblown?

54
Read pg. H and mark the words/phrases
  • Pick a heading!

55
Pg. H The importance of the economy
  • Words/phrases important for this topic
  • to make something a success
  • apply rejection
  • conversely constitution
  • persistent flourish

56
Pg. H The importance of the economy
  • Words/phrases important for this topic
  • to make something a success
  • apply rejection
  • conversely constitution
  • persistent flourish
  • (Fun) words / phrases you can do without
  • roaring
  • to lure
  • gloom
  • Exercises, RB p 53

57
  • HW RB, 54 55
  • Task 1 (guess)
  • Follow the instructions (watch the video) to
    check words in Task 1.
  • Do the exercises on p 55.

58
Additional material
  • If you find this topic particularly interesting,
    follow through to informative texts explaining EU
    history, economic policies and goals vocabulary
    exercises
  • http//www.uefap.com/vocab/exercise/awl/eu.htm
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