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WORKING ON THE TEXT

Ex.1. SKIMMING:

a.Read the headline and the first sentence of each paragraph of the text. Pair up to discuss the guessed-at topic of the article.

b. Read the first paragraph and the last paragraph of the text. Then work in pairs to discuss the guessed-at contents of the piece.

c. Read the text during two minutes. After two minutes, get into pairs to discuss the contents of the piece.

Ex.2. SCANNING:

a. While scanning the text find the answers for content-specific questions given by the teacher.

b.While scanning the text read the sentences containing the key vocabulary words given by the teacher.

Ex.3. READING:Read and translate the text “Obligations, Powers and Liability of the EU Customs Authorities”

Ex.4. VOCABULARY: Give Russian equivalents of the words given below.

to be uniquely equipped EU’s external borders to combat smuggling to seize dangerous counterfeit goods to free internationally protected animals safety and security a common legal framework to be primarily responsible an implementation of the external aspects a bearing on trade an overall supply chain security unfair and illegal trade facilitation of legitimate trade.” a dual role “watchdogs” to enforce inevitable to pose a risk the premises of the importer or exporter to avoid congestion product safety authorities causes of concern counterfeit goods drug precursors the import duties and taxes due simplified customs procedures convenient logistical process to be the subject to authorizations compliant operators to ascertain reliable audits compliance authorised operators an authorization a later stage along

Ex.5. MAKING SENTENCES: Make 10 sentences using the words given below:

EU’s external borders,to seize dangerous counterfeit goods, unfair and illegal trade, ΰ dual role, “watchdogs”, to pose a risk, product safety authorities, counterfeit goods, simplified customs procedures, to be the subject to authorizations.

Ex.6. SENTENCES: Find the proper endings of the following sentences:

1. The customs administrations across the European Union are uniquely equipped to play a central role ……………….

2. This means, for instance, combating smuggling, seizing dangerous counterfeit goods, freeing internationally protected animals ………………………….. .

3. There is not one EU customs service but 27 national customs administrations working together on the basis of a European policy and ………………………. .

4.Customs services in the EU…………………….. . play a dual role.

5.Customs officers still act as collectors of customs levying import duties and taxes but increasingly they also work as “watchdogs” ………………………………. .

6. These checks are different from the task of levying import duties, which customs authorities can perform at a later stage along the supply chain, ……… .

7. Two particular causes of concern for customs authorities ……………………

8. On the basis of the customs declarations, ………………………………………. .

9. Simplified procedures allow checks to be carried out at the …………………...



10. Audits also regularly check …………………………………………………… .

………………………….. and fighting criminal networks, thereby defending the safety and securityof European citizens.
…………………………… a common legal framework (the Community Customs Code) which sets out the rules and procedures to be applied.
………………………… securing the Union’s external borders to protect citizens’ health and safety.
…………………….. play a dual role.
………………………… a central role in policing the EU’s external borders
………………………………………………compliance by authorized operators when they use their authorizations.
……………………………………… locations most convenient for traders and at the most opportune point in the logistical process.
………………………………………………..with respect to health and safety are counterfeit goods and drug precursors.
……………………………………. customs officers check the shipment and levy the import duties and taxes due.
…………………………………..for example on the premises of the importer or exporter, to avoid congestion at the EU’s external borders.

Ex.7. 2-MINUTE DEBATES:Students face each other in pairs and engage in the

following 2-minute debates. The subject is “Obligations, Powers and Liability of the EU Customs Authorities”.

Ex.7. VOCAB EXTENSION: Choose several of the words from the text. Use a

dictionary or Google’s search field (or another search engine) to build up more

associations / collocations of each word.

Ex.8. INTERNET SEARCH: Look through the site of FCS, find information about the obligations, powers and liabilities of the FCS officers. Compare them with the obligations, powers and liability of the EU Customs Authorities. Are there any differences?

Ex.9. WRITING: Read the proper article from the ADDENDUM. Write a

summary of the text. Present it to the class.

Ex.10. SPEAKING: Speak on the topic “Obligations, Powers and Liability of the EU Customs Authorities”.

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