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:
Magali 馬佳利 Wei Brian Our team
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.
Why the European Union ?
Schengen Agreement Established on 14 June 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
Questions about France ? Political Issues Economic Issues TourismCulture Social Issues
com/watch?v= satMi-rws1A Let’s sing together ! (lyrics)