Choose the best answer to each question. Then check your answers.


1. How many countries are there in the European Union?

2. How many Europeans can vote in the European elections?

3. How many European Members of Parliament are there?

4. How long are European Members of Parliament in office?

5. Which country has the most members in the European Parliament?

6. Why does France have fewer members than the country with the most members?

7. In which of the following cities is the European Parliament not present?

8. Which area of legislation is not referred to on the video?

9. Why did the European Parliament restrict fishing in Europe?

10. Which of the following statements is true?

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1. Work in small groups. You are a group of members of the Spanish Parliament and you want to propose a new law on secondary education. Decide what you would change in the current system and what new elements you would like to include.

2. Present your ideas to the class.

3. Listen to the other groups' ideas.

4. As a class, decide on the best ideas for a new law.


Write about 100-150 words on one of the following below. Before you start writing, makes a few notes. This will help you to see if you have enough to say!

a) Would you like to be a Member of the European Parliament? Why? / Why not?

b) What new law would you like to see? Describe it and explain why you think it's important.

c) Do you think it's important to vote? Why? / Why not?

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