Category Archive: EU topics

Aug 12

Do YOU know your Passenger Rights?

 Millions of holiday-makers travelling in the EU are protected by comprehensive passenger rights – whether travelling by air or rail, by ship or bus or even by coach. Research, however, shows that two-thirds of passengers are not aware of their rights. Be among the first ones to know more about your rights, and how to …

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Jul 16

#5 Follow the Headlines DAYbyDAY

 ROUND #5 On the average, five times as many people read the headline as read the body copy. When you have written your headline, you have spent eighty cents out of your dollar.  —David Ogilvy Indeed, headlines are arguably more important than the article itself… They need to be tricky, unique, creative, super-clickable, irresistible and …

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Jul 13

Eurozone reaches deal with Greece

    Euro zone clinches deal with Greece after all-night haggle   Clinches a deal? After all-night haggle? What do all these expressions mean? Scroll down to find out! Words to know are marked in red and interesting expressions are marked in green!   Expand your vocabulary by following the News with us DAy by Day! …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.euenglish.hu/2015/07/eurozone-reaches-deal-with-greece/

Jul 07

#4 Follow the Headlines DAYbyDAY

  ROUND #4 On the average, five times as many people read the headline as read the body copy. When you have written your headline, you have spent eighty cents out of your dollar.  —David Ogilvy Indeed, headlines are arguably more important than the article itself… They need to be tricky, unique, creative, super-clickable, irresistible and …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.euenglish.hu/2015/07/4-follow-the-headlines-daybyday/

Jul 06

Greeks vote ‘NO’

 On Sunday, Greece held a referendum on the terms of a bailout package put forward by the European Commission, the European Central Bank and the Internatonal Monetary Fund (IMF). Read the key messages of the article along with the explanations of some important and difficult terms. BBC article on Greece debt crisis: Tsipras says voters made …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.euenglish.hu/2015/07/greeks-vote-no/

Jul 03

Applying for a registration certificate in the UK

 If you are an EU citizen and you live and work in the UK, you can apply for a registration certificate to make your life easier when applying for benefits and services. Here is how to do it! To make it easier to navigate and understand the explanation, we compiled a useful vocabulary list for …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.euenglish.hu/2015/07/applying-for-a-registration-certificate-in-the-uk/

Jul 01

#1 Follow the Headlines DAYbyDAY

 On the average, five times as many people read the headline as read the body copy. When you have written your headline, you have spent eighty cents out of your dollar.  —David Ogilvy Indeed, headlines are arguably more important than the article itself… They need to be tricky, unique, creative, super-clickable, irresistible and even sexy:)  …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.euenglish.hu/2015/07/follow-the-headlines-daybyday/

Jun 16

Get EU Funding for Your Project

 This short video will give you an overview of EU funding opportunities. Scroll down for a short quiz and a vocabulary list! Source: EuroParlTV       KEY VOCABULARY SME = small or medium-sized enterprise NGO = non-governmental organization eligible = fit, suitable, able to have or do something available = ready for use inclusion …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.euenglish.hu/2015/06/eu-funding-for-your-project/

Jun 04

HARDTalk – EU opt-outs

 How many European Unions do we have today? What are the implications of the different types of EU membership? Are EU opt-outs an option? Hard-hitting questions and sensitive topics that, this time, Guy Verhofstadt had to face. Watch the 5-minute video excerpt from BBC’s HARDTalk and test your EU (English) knowledge at the same time! …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.euenglish.hu/2015/06/hardtalk-eu-opt-outs/

May 29

The power of yes: why the wording of Britain’s EU referendum matters

  Have you ever thought about the power of language in a referendum? The way the questions are phrased? Read the article below and find out how subtle changes in the wording of the questions may have the power to influence public opinion, and ultimately, affect the final result in a referendum.  The activity below …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.euenglish.hu/2015/05/the-power-of-yes-why-the-wording-of-britains-eu-referendum-matters/

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