Lesson Title: 

The Summit

In light of the third Latin America-Europe Summit, the source text reflects on the political situation in the European Union, Latin America and the United States and the relationships between the three continents. The article also reviews Europe's political and economic situation after the start of the Iraq war, the changes some Latin American countries have suffered and how their role has changed since the last Summit in 2002, as well as some common issues affecting both Latin America and Europe, such as migration.


  • Spanish


  • Defense/Security

ILR Level: 

  • 2+/3

ACTFL Proficiency: 

  • Superior, Advanced-High
  • This ACTFL rating is an approximation based on the ILR level


  • Reading

Learning Objective: 

  • Maintenance & Improvement

Subject Area: 

  • Language

Material Type: 

  • Learning Object

Publication Year: 




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