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United Kingdom. HISTORY The first Britons (people who live in the United Kingdom) were the Picts, who arrived about 10,000 years ago.

United Kingdom

In the eighth century B.C., the Celts arrived from Europe and pushed the Picts north into Scotland. In A.D. 43, the Romans invaded and ruled for nearly 400 years. They built roads, bathhouses, sewers, and large villas. By the sixth century A.D., German peoples known as Angles, Jutes, and Saxons were moving into Britain. The Angles gave their name to England, and English people became known as Anglo-Saxons. Heston's guests eat 4 and 20 pigeon pie. The Difference between the United Kingdom, Great Britain and England Explained.

Bonfire Night. The history The year was 1605 and some English Catholics were angry because the King of England, James the first, was treating them badly.

Bonfire Night

In November 1605 a group of men made a plan to blow up the Houses of Parliament (the government buildings) in London. An enormous explosion was planned for November 5th. WELCOME TO EDINBURGH. YouTube. CNED ... listenings. Education in Britain Part 1. BBC Radio 4 - The Film Programme, A tour of the British Isles in accents. British Royal Family Arms. Britain is GREAT. The GREAT Britain campaign showcases the very best of what Britain has to offer.

Britain is GREAT

We welcome the world to visit, study and do business with the UK. Business The UK’s dynamic economy and business-friendly environment make it a great place to locate and expand your business. Get support to export and invest in the UK from UK Trade & Investment (UKTI). Tourism. Changes in Britain. Education in Britain Part 2.

FASTEN SEAT BELTS 2 - Travel by Continent - Europe. Fasten Seat Belts, a light hearted guide to avoid misunderstandings while travelling.

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An innovative way to learn languages and pick up cultural tips. Travel by Continent / Europe.


Friday Fun: The British School System Explained - Anglophenia. My English Blog. Geography of the UK. The official title of the UK is the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland .

Geography of the UK

Great Britain (the formerly separate realms of England and Scotland, and the principality of Wales. ) Northern Ireland (also known as Ulster) Numerous smaller islands including the Isle of Wight, Anglesey, and the Scilly, Orkney, Shetland, and Hebridean archipelagos. The UK is an island nation in Western Europe just off the coast of France. The mainland areas lie between latitudes 49°N and 59°N and longitudes 8°W to 2°E. 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. Learn about Europe: England. Learning English. Liverpool History Animation. LoveWall. Love GREAT Britain. Myenglishproject - THE UNITED KINGDOM.

Pub Grub, Fish 'n' Chips and More - Engelsk - NDLA. Stonehenge - Tour around Britain. Stonehenge is a mystical place.

Stonehenge - Tour around Britain

Its stone circles are probably more than 4,000 years old. The huge stones come from an area about 30 km north of Stonehenge. The smaller stones possibly are from the Preseli Mountains in Wales, almost 400 km away from Stonehenge. Nobody knows for sure what the function of Stonehenge was. Maybe it was a druid temple. Search - Mary Glasgow Magazines. THOTEL_JPEG.jpg (JPEG Image, 1200x6000 pixels) - Scaled (10%) 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. See if you agree with these comments from teachers on teaching UK culture to their teenage learners: ‘We need to avoid reinforcing erroneous British stereotypes to our teenagers. Walk through. Word on the Street. Liverpool History Animation.

The History of English (An Overview) Learn about Europe: England. Let's talk about the UK (still with Scotland) Myenglishproject - THE UNITED KINGDOM. BBC Radio 4 - The Film Programme, A tour of the British Isles in accents. Stonehenge - Tour around Britain. History Learning Site. History of the Union Jack. The English Language In 24 Accents. - A resource of British Life and Culture in the UK by Woodlands Junior. British Culture, Traditions and Customs.

This page has moved to our new British life and Culture website Britain is full of culture and traditions which have been around for hundreds of years.

British Culture, Traditions and Customs

British customs and traditions are famous all over the world. When people think of Britain they often think of people drinking tea, eating fish and chips and wearing bowler hats, but there is more to Britain than just those things. Enjoy! UK. Test your geography knowledge - England counties. Quiz: Test Your British Geography Knowledge. Britain is Great. Learning about War: Using BBC Video to Teach the Second World War. The Second World War dominates the landscape of the twentieth century.

Learning about War: Using BBC Video to Teach the Second World War

Just over two decades after the ‘war to end all wars’, Europe was again plunged into turmoil following the German invasion of Poland. What followed was one of the most destructive wars in history. Learning about war is key to understanding the events of the twentieth century, which irrevocably changed the future as well as the map of Europe. Video can give substance to these world-altering events and gives students a real sense of what it must have been like to experience them first-hand. BBC Active has a range of series which are an effective way of learning about war. My Life: Eton College, Part 1. My Life: Eton College, Part 2. British Royal Family Arms. Symbols of the United Kingdom, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man. This is a list of the symbols of the United Kingdom, its constituent countries (England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland), and the British Crown dependencies (the Channel Islands and Isle of Man).

Each separate entry has its own set of unique symbols. Harrow: a very British school part 1 2013. Harrow: a very British school part 2 2013. Let's discover the United Kingdom. England1. British Life and Culture in the UK - Woodlands Junior School. UK travel and events. Work or study abroad in Britain. British culture and life. Okey-Dokey - Study English free! Learn online & find information.

English Blog. Anglobilia : All about England. The Difference between the United Kingdom, Great Britain and England Explained. Education in Britain Part 2. Education in Britain Part 1. Changes in Britain. Geography of the UK. Love English: 10 things to see in London. (magazine article) 'I love English': magazines designed for language learners that can be used in classroom as extra activities to add colour and motivated students. - talk about London - read about the 'top 10 things to see in London' - complete the activities Discussion: 1. 2. If the answer is yes proceed with the following questions: 3. 4. Reading: Scanning (tell students they have 2 minutes to quickly scan the pages and list the 10 things to see in London) Question: List the top 10 things to see in London? You can download the magazine's pages here:London 1London 2 London 3London 4 Reading for information ( Skimming :ask students to read again and complete the following activities.

Vocabulary activities: 1. Learning English - 6 Minute English - Robin Hood. Robin Hood - Listen and Learn Read English chapter 1.