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What are The Queen’s powers? – Royal Central. UK Parliament (CC) The Royal Prerogative are a set number of powers and privileges held by The Queen as part of the British constitution.

What are The Queen’s powers? – Royal Central

Nowadays, a lot of these powers are exercised on Her Majesty’s behalf by ministers – things such as issuing or withdrawing passports that, without the Royal Prerogative, would require an act of parliament each time. Over time, the prerogative powers have been used less and less though the important thing in our Constitutional Monarchy is that they still exist, they remain a means of protecting democracy in this country ensuring that no one can simply seize power. Victorian constitutionalist Walter Bagehot defined The Queen’s rights as, the right ‘to be consulted, to encourage and to warn’ – but these rights are not the same as her powers, as we will now see. The Queen’s prerogative powers vary and fall into different categories… Virtual tour. New London Tube Map Shows How Long It Takes to Walk, Not Ride a Train. England’s plastic money. London. Learn English Through Story ★ Subtitles: London (Levels 1) (Factfiles)

Learn about London city. Window on Britain School. Travel - How to speak like a true Brit. Webbresurs från vårt grannland - London Walk - Mia Smith. Finska Utbildningsstyrelsen är en myndighet som ungefär motsvarar Skolverket (även om jag inte ska svära på de exakta detaljerna rent politiskt).

Webbresurs från vårt grannland - London Walk - Mia Smith

De har också en hel del lärresurser på sin hemsida, och där har jag hittat en guldklimp, via ett tips på Facebook. Brit Humour: Stephen Fry Welcomes You to Britain and Explains British Culture - Video. Royal History: Time morph - All the British monarchs from 1603 to QEII - Video. English Around the World. English Language: How to Speak Cockney - Anglophenia - Video. UK slang for international students. By Sophie Cannon at Education UK, 27 January 2014 'Hiya mate, fancy a cuppa and a chin-wag?

UK slang for international students

' 'I can't sorry pal, I'm skint. Gutted! ' When you first arrive in the UK for your studies, you might be mystified by some of the words and phrases local people use. Don't worry, this is completely normal and you will soon be fine! People here often use slang – especially with friends. To help you cotton on (slang for 'understand'), here are some common words you may hear. Greetings, please and thank you Alright? People, friends and family Don't be confused if someone calls you pet, duck, sweetie, love, chicken, chuck, chucky-egg or sunshine.

Other common slang and dialect terms you will hear are: Bairn = Baby or young child. Descriptions and exclamations There are lots of slang and dialect words to say something is good or cool – for example, in Wales you might hear people say tidy or lush, while in Birmingham you might hear bostin. If something is uncool, people may say it is naff or cheesy. Money. London Lingo: A London Word Dictionary - Words Unique to London. Image Source One thing you’ll notice when you travel to London are all the strange words they use to describe things.

London Lingo: A London Word Dictionary - Words Unique to London

Sometimes they make sense, sometimes they don’t. London Short Fiction: Mud Man. Continuing our series of short fiction set in, or influenced by London.

London Short Fiction: Mud Man

This week’s story by Melaina Barnes is the winner of our competition with the British Academy’s Literature Week to find a new modern fairy tale for London. To explore the Literature Week programme — running 11-17 May — and register for events visit the British Academy’s website. Out he comes, dredged from the canal. The narrow-boat girls pat him, tend him, talk to him. –Mate. Clive has a fitful night with dreams of icy water and miring weeds. The next day, his wife leaves early. Clive takes a sip of tea. Clive wakes from a doze and tells himself he’s been dreaming. Clive lies fully dressed on top of the bed and watches TV. His wife chops onions. Clive’s wife arranges for him to see a counsellor. Londonist is proud to be media partner to the British Academy’s Literature Week. Copyright, Melaina Barnes, image by Ekaterina Nosenko in the Londonist Flickr pool. Fairy tales.

Life on Scilly: Meet the young islanders! Love GREAT Britain. London Virtual Tour. London Virtual Tour. Vad kan du om Storbritannien? Strip The City - London. British Life and Culture in the UK - Woodlands Junior School. Teenagers and UK culture. Why bring UK culture to the teen classroom?

Teenagers and UK culture

We can introduce UK culture into the English classroom to help our students improve their English and at the same time learn about values and ways of doing things which may be different to theirs. Learning about life and culture in the UK can be very motivating as it brings the language alive for learners and creates a link between language and real life. Read UK. Video: City of London From Dawn 'til Dusk - Stunning New London Timelapse - Londontopia. LearnEnglish GREAT Videos. An introduction to Britain (This is Britain) –[Multimedia-English videos] School Day (This is Britain) The difference brtween Britain and Great Britain.

The difference between the United Kingdom, Great Britain and England. Exploring English: language and culture — British Council — FutureLearn. What level of English language do I need in order to understand the course?

Exploring English: language and culture — British Council — FutureLearn

This course is aimed at non-native English speakers who have studied English to around intermediate level (approximately B1 on the CEFR). Is the whole course really free? Yes, it is free to take part in the whole course. Scottish independence referendum 2014 explained. Let's talk about the UK (still with Scotland) At the beginning of the new school year teachers usually explain to their students what they are going to study.

Let's talk about the UK (still with Scotland)

Sometimes efl teachers not only teach grammar but also British culture, so one of the first cultural topics they discuss with their students are the geography of the UK and its form of government. Here you can find an interactive mindmap, a digital poster and a collection of useful websites, just to simplify the work. Click on the Glogster digital poster below, you will find general information about the United Kingdom and some videos. Now take a look at my Cacoo mindmap below about the UK form of government. I have edited it with Thinglink to make it interactive. You can also click on the following link to enlarge the above image: Last September, 18th Scottish people voted for Scotland independence. Scottish referendum explained for non-Brits If you want more general information about the Uk government, the Queen and the Royal Family, open my Blendspace lesson.