Task 2: Building our European Map

 

 My country

 

Skills : writing/reading an identity card (A1)/preparing a presentation of a country (A2) including the following data (population, capital city, main cities, famous places, major dates, famous people)

Language input : language of tourism/describing attractions, present simple, simple past

 

Task 1 : in groups

In each country, in groups organize a quiz :

  • Prepare three questions on your country

  • Post these questions on the twinspace (see forum below with folders for each country)

  • Answer each others' questions 

     

Task 2 : in groups

  • Prepare an identity card of your country that includes the following information : 1) number of inhabitants, 2) capital city, 3) main cities (four or five), 4) major dates (maximum of five), 5) famous places (three or four), 6) famous people (maximum of five). Don't forget your flag !

  • Display only five criteria out of the six criteria. Leave one criteria uncompleted. Groups can choose different criteria

  • Present your identity card in ppt

  • Post it on twinspace.

 

Task 3 : in groups

In groups, read your correspondents' identity card.

Question your correspondents to complete the missing information.

 

Task 4 : in groups

Vote for the best identity card and justify your answer.

 

Task 5 : in groups (not compulsory) :

Look at these caricatures (see document attached)

Match the caricatures to the countries

Draw a caricature of your country using this software http://www.magixl.com

 

Look at these gestures or face expressions (see document attached)

Guess the feeling(s) it expresses

 

 How European are you ?

 

There are 12 stars on the EU flag

What do they correspond to ?

How many countries are members of the EU ?

Where does the European parliament sit ?

How do you call its members

Where does the European commission sit ?

 

1952 : Belgium, France, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and West Germany form The European Coal and Steel Community

 

1957 : The Treaty of Rome is signed. It is the beginning of the European Economic Community (EEC)

 

1961 : The Berlin wall is built

 

1973 : Britain, Ireland and Denmark join the EEC

 

1981 : Greece joins the EEC

 

1985 : the EEC become the European Community (EC)

 

1986 : Spain and Portugal join the EC

 

1989 : the Berlin falls and Germany is reunified

 

1992 : The EC becomes the European Union (EU)

 

1995 : Austria, Sweden and Finland join the EU

 

2002 : the euro comes into circulation

 

2004 : The Czech Republic, Estonia, Cyprus, Latvia, Lithania, Hungary, Malta, Poland, Slovenia and Slovakia join the EU

 

2007 : Bulgaria and Romania join the EU

 

You can test your knowledge on Europe and do these games ...

 

http://www.european-mosaic.learningtogether.net/games/french/


 

http://www.touteleurope.eu/fr/organisation/etats-membres/les-etats-membres-en-quelques-mots/presentation/carte-

 

 

And now to go even further ....

 

Europe is not just states, it is also a diversity of languages that are celebrated in September

 

 

Discover them and have a look at these web sites

 

http://edl.ecml.at/Events/PictureGallery2010/tabid/2253/language/en-GB/Default.aspx

 

http://www.cilt.org.uk/edl/dowloads.htm #leaflet07

 

 

File archive

Folder Number of folders # of Documents  
France 0 15
Greece 0 1
Italy 0 2
Poland 0 1
Romania 0 3
Turkey 0 1
United Kingdom 0 14
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