Presentation on theme: "Magali 馬佳利 Wei Brian Our team. Europe Key ideas Historical approach : from economic union to political union A name changed from the European Economic."— Presentation transcript:
Key ideas Historical approach : from economic union to political union A name changed from the European Economic community (EEC) to the European Union (EU) in 1993 Single European currency : the euro The single market One of the EU’s greatest achievement, enabling most goods, services, money and people to move freely.
Schengen Agreement Established on 14 June 1985 28 countries concerned now : « members » Free movement of people from a country to another within the zone Zone still in construction Zoom
Original signatories on the Shengen Agreement: -Belgium -France -West Germany -Luxembourg -Netherlands They were all in the European Economic Community ! …still in construction
Question 1/3 Which of the following classical compositions forms the basis of the official European Anthem? A: Vivaldi's Four Seasons B: Beethoven's Ode to Joy C: Handel's Fireworks Music
Question 1/4 Which of the following pieces of legendary 'Euro legislation' is actually true? A: Cucumbers have to be straight and must not arch more than 10mm for every 10mm of their length B: All new British number plates must display the European Union flag C: Bottles of wine should not display their ingredients
Question 3/4 Before a country can join the eurozone it has to cross several hurdles - including a low budget deficit and low inflation. What are these hurdles called? A: Petersburg tasks B: Copenhagen criteria C: Maastricht criteria