Task 1 Article : How European Are You ?
Europe's Youth , a magazine for 15 to 19-year-olds wants to find out what teenagers think about being a European. The best articles will be published in the next edition.
You have decided to take part and send in an article . In your article you should
- explain what being a European means to you.
- give your opinion on why people are critical of the EU.
- state why or why not joining the EU was a good idea.
Write an article of 300 - 400 words . Give your article a title !
Task 2 Email : Write to Your MEP
As a young citizen, you are worried about many things at the moment. Write an email to your MEP (Member of the European Parliament) in which you
- describe what problems you and other young people face.
- suggest what the EU can do to help.
- outline what the future role of the European Union should be.
Write about 250 words.
Task 3 Blog : Brexit - Taking Back Control
You have just come across this blog on Brexit:
Taking Control Again !
2 Feb, 7:33 p.m.
Finally, we've made it ! Hurray! Now we can do everything on our own again and don't have to take orders from those lunatic bureaucrats in Brussels. We can pass our own laws and decide ourselves who we let into the country and who we don't. There are too many foreigners here anyway. We don't need Europe and we'll prove it !
You decide to comment on this blog entry. In your comment you should
- ask the writer why he/she thinks Britain is better off without the EU.
- emphasize the positive aspects of being in the EU.
- suggest ways in which Europe and Britain should still cooperate.
Write about 250 - 300 words.
Task 4 Summary : History of the EU
From what you have read in this course and the videos you have seen write a summary of the history of the European Union.
Do not write more than 300 words and include the most important facts and events.