2° Euro: Geography Mobility in France

This week the class have studied the issue of mobility by looking at a case study of the Lorraine TGV station (built near a small village) and how the island of La Réunion has built a dual carriageway in the sea to facilitate the flow of traffic and reduce the frequent traffic jams experienced there.

The class wrote short answers and gave oral responses to the exercises on the documents below:

France Lorraine TGV station

La réunion case study

Short documentary (in French) about the new coastal road:



Mediterranean Migration Case Study

This is, sadly, a still topical case study about people escaping war and poverty in Africa and the Middle East and migrating to Europe.

You will need to watch the two videos (see links below) and read the article from the Guardian (UK newspaper) about the experiences of migrants in order to complete the assignment.

Please begin by watching the short video tutorial I have recorded to introduce and explain this subject:


Migration across the Mediterranean explained:

Migrants telling their stories:


For the final, summary exercise, please copy the link below to access the article on the website of The Guardian newspaper about the photograph:


If this link does not work, try writing the following words into google search and you will immediately find the article:

theguardian photo-migrants-laith-majid-journeys











2°Euro: Parliament Limits the English Monarchy

In this new assignment you will learn how the English parliament put an end to absolute monarchy and instituted a constitutional monarchy as part of the Glorious Revolution of 1688-1689.

However, because many events happened prior to the Glorious Revolution, begin by watching this video lesson I have made about England and the monarchy during the 17th century. It will help you to understand the new chapter you have to read: