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Tea party

During this week my students in year 7 have been treated to a British tea party - or at least my version of it... It has been a lot of fun and when the students got to summarize the happening with one word each, words like "awesome", "good", "fun" and "nice" came up. Well, I guess no one says no to a brew and a cucumber sandwich!!! We have learned about the UK for a few weeks now in year 7 and it was time to show the students what a casual British afternoon could be like, meeting up for tea. From the beginning the students were given the instructions: "we speak English, and nothing but English for the coming hour", "take a note with a task description", "cooperate with each other", and just "have a jolly good time"! * butter the sandwiches * set the table with cups, spoons, napkins * slice the cucumber with a cheese slicer * cut the sandwiches into triangles * find "Rule Britannia" on YouTube and set up the computer with the projector * boil water Paolo wearing my British fun hat!

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Serier engelska. Kortfilm. Fraser. Lotfpack. Linking words. 2.2. Traditions of English-speaking countries. Eating habits. Class 1. Class 1 Task 1.

2.2. Traditions of English-speaking countries. Eating habits. Class 1

What do you know about eating habits in English-speaking countries? Compare them with your country's habits (make a list of eating habits and traditions in your country). Task 2. Read these texts and say if it is the same in your country. A. B. C. In the US, most people eat serials such as cornflakes with milk for breakfast and they drink a cup of coffee or a glass of juice.

(Taken from Longman Dictionary of Language and Culture. Task 3. Look through the texts again and complete the following sentences: 1) In the UK, afternoon tea is traditionally a rather formal meal where you 2) Baked beans are a favourite ________________________________________. 3) Baked beans are considered ________________________________________. 4) Some hotels, cafes, and B and B's serve a 'full English breakfast':

Halloween-horror-story2. Typical English Food and also Welsh and Scottish too. © Copyright Mandy Barrow 2013 Mandy is the creator of the Woodlands Resources section of the Woodlands Junior website.

Typical English Food and also Welsh and Scottish too

The two websites projectbritain.com and primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk are the new homes for the Woodlands Resources. Mandy left Woodlands in 2003 to work in Kent schools as an ICT Consulatant. She now teaches computers at The Granville School and St. John's Primary School in Sevenoaks Kent.

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GB. Christmas. Läsa. Linking words. Linking words help you to connect ideas and sentences when you speak or write English.

Linking words

We can use linking words to give examples, add information, summarise, sequence information, give a reason or result, or to contrast ideas. Here's a list of the most common linking words and phrases: Giving examples For exampleFor instanceNamely The most common way of giving examples is by using for example or for instance. Namely refers to something by name. " Adding information AndIn additionAs well asAlsoTooFurthermoreMoreoverApart fromIn addition toBesides Ideas are often linked by and. "We discussed training, education and the budget. " You can use also with not only to give emphasis. " We don't usually start a sentence with also. As well as can be used at the beginning or the middle of a sentence. " Too goes either at the end of the sentence, or after the subject and means as well. " Apart from and besides are often used to mean as well as, or in addition to. " Boston Academy of English. E471039509. Lektionstips Engelska: An American in Sweden.

För ett antal år sedan sprang jag på en blogg av den roligare sorten.

Lektionstips Engelska: An American in Sweden

Det var en amerikan som bodde i Sverige och bloggade om sina upplevelser. Språket är verkligen autentiskt och väldigt informellt, vilket gör texten väldigt lätt att ta till sig. Jag kontaktade bloggaren och bad att få använda hans texter i undervisningen, vilket han gärna lät mig göra. Jag valde ut de avsnitt där han beskrev möten med svensk mat, som nyponsoppa, flädersaft, blodpudding och Djungelvrål. Jag skapade frågor till texterna som syftar till att både förstå innehållet och förstå vissa språkliga finurligheter. Jag har använt de här övningarna i många grupper och de lockar alltid fram skratt.

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