Picture: Eveline Prelipceanu (AIVb, 2004/05)

What is a stereotype and which do you know?

Institutions and symbols are a crucial factor in our stereotypical views and opinions of a country. The enclosed matching excercises will help you to find out, how many stereotypes you know already.
The enclosed crossword puzzle and a matching exercise will help you find out, whether you are familiar with the country code top-level domains.
Do you already know, how the Slovenians and the Austrians define the perfect European? You can test your knowledge in the enclosed matching exercise.
Which qualities do we assign to the various European nations? In the enclosed quiz you can match each nation with a stereotypical quality.
If English is your mother tongue, the encloses wird dir die beigelegte grammar exercise will probably be rather easy for you. But if you study English as a foreign language, this exercise may be quite a challenge.

Good Luck!

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