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BBC World Service. All About South Africa. Jun 08, 2010 Seeing as the 2010 FIFA World Cup happened in South Africa, we thought it’d be cool to learn a bit more about the beautiful country, which has definitely been through its fair share of tough times.

All About South Africa

South African Kids Of all the countries on the continent of Africa, South Africa’s the most diverse in terms of its territory. It ranges from rolling hills to wide open savannah to the Kalahari Desert to the high peaks of the Drakensberg Mountains. The School System. A child may begin schooling with grade 0 (also called reception, or grade-R) from the age of four.

The School System

Grades 1 to 9 are compulsory and classified as General Education and Training (GET). Grades 11 and 12, Further Education and Training (FET), are non-compulsory; qualification at this level with a matriculation certificate is required to enter tertiary education. Some schools offer a post-matric/sixth-form level which allows students to sit for A-level exams. Barn i USA. Differences Between American and British English. By Kenneth Beare While there are certainly many more varieties of English, American English and British English are the two varieties that are taught in most ESL/EFL programs.

Differences Between American and British English

Generally, it is agreed that no one version is "correct" however, there are certainly preferences in use. The three major differences between between American and British English are: Games and Activities about America. India Guide: The Indian school system, Primary, Middle and Secondary School: With more than 740.000 schools. English Speaking Countries - World Top Ten. Holidays List. The British Royal Family Theme for Kids. We've built up quite a collection of royal crafts at Activity Village, having celebrated a...

The British Royal Family Theme for Kids

Whether you are celebrating a royal occasion, studying the British Royal family, or perhaps looking... We've got a collection posters for classroom and home of the British Royal Family, including... Enjoy our collection of puzzles and mazes with a Royal Family theme! We've got royal palaces,... Our fun Royal Family worksheets make finding out about the British monarchy fun for kids. God save our gracious Queen! Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, is the husband of Queen Elizabeth II. Charles, Prince of Wales, is the eldest son of Queen Elizabeth II and is heir to the British throne... Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, is the second wife of Charles, Prince of Wales, the heir to the... School Overview. English-speaking countries: Canada - Learning English Online. Geography Canada is a country occupying(to fill either time or space) most of northern North America, extending from the Atlantic Ocean in the east to the Pacific Ocean in the west and northward into the Arctic Ocean.

English-speaking countries: Canada - Learning English Online

It is the world's second largest country by total area. Canada's common border with the United States to the south and northwest is the longest in the world. Canada's capital city is Ottawa. It is the fourth-largest municipality(a district with a government that typically encloses no other governed districts) in the country with a population of 1,130,761. Society and culture Canadian culture has historically been influenced by British, French, and aboriginal(original or indigenous to a place) cultures and traditions. Population Canada's total population in July 2010 was estimated to be 33,759,742 people.

Languages. British Life and Culture in the UK - Woodlands Junior School. English speaking countries. Magic Vocabulary Magic Vocabulary is an automatic generator of worksheets and games to teach vocabulary.

English speaking countries

Just enter your list of words and this website will create bingo, dominoes, crossword, memory games, etc. High Quality ESL Lesson Plans - Free Samples - $26 Membership Be a better teacher! Hundreds of PDF lesson plans. English-speaking countries. Have you ever wondered why you have to learn English at school?

English-speaking countries

Did you know that the world speaks English? Do you know how many countries in the world have English as an official language? First, you need to know the origins and history of the English language. Visit the links on the left in the correct order to find out many interesting facts and figures about English, and try to answer these questions (you may want to copy the questions into your notebook or print them out to make your work easier): 1. AngloINFO USA. Everything for expats living in or moving to the United States of America. South Africa for Kids: Facts about South Africa. Written by kids for kids. Here are some interesting facts about South Africa for kids which were chosen and researched by kids especially for kids.

South Africa for Kids: Facts about South Africa. Written by kids for kids

Population: 55 million people live in South Africa (2015)Capital: Pretoria "The Jacaranda City", which also often is referred to as 'Tshwane' as the municipality changed name in 2007, has got 2.3 million inhabitants.Name: Republic of South Africa, RSA, ZA ("Zuid Afrika")Government: DemocracyLanguages: 11 official languages: isiZulu, Afrikaans, English, isiXhosa, siSwati, Sesotho, Xitsonga, Sepedi, isiNdebele, Setswana, TshivendaReligion: mainly Christians and Muslims, but also Jews and other faiths.Currency: 1 South African Rand (ZAR)= 100 CentsHistory: South Africa was led by Apartheid leaders until Nelson Mandela came free from prison and became the first democratically elected leader in South Africa in 1994.National Symbols: Protea (flower), Springbok (antelope) and others.

Click here.Climate: Various climatic regions. Listen to English around the World. The British Education System - British Culture, Customs and Traditions. With dictionary look up - Double click on any word for its definition.

The British Education System - British Culture, Customs and Traditions

This section is in advanced English and is only intended to be a guide, not to be taken too seriously! England Education in England may differ from the system used elsewhere in the United Kingdom . Basically, there are two systems: one covering England, Wales and Northern Ireland and one covering Scotland. The two education systems have different emphases. Europe Lesson Plans and Resources. In addition to the printables that can be used for any country study, I make additional sheets for specific countries ~ mapping activities and flag notebooking sheets {and sometimes more!}.

Europe Lesson Plans and Resources

Our studies of Europe included units on the following countries:FranceGermanyGreat BritainItalyNetherlandsRussia {also part of Asia}SpainBelow I have included links to the printables for each country as well as links for our favorite books and resources, along with blog posts that provide our weekly study schedule and some great websites to help you in your study of that country.

While studying France we had to include two main things ~ the Eiffel Tower and Monet. The bulk of our first week was spent learning about the country itself: geographic features, the flag, working on mapping projects, and also reading The Little Prince. Our second week we spent time making recreations of Monet's painting and working on more hands-on projects like a miniature version of the Eiffel Tower. <A HREF=" Widgets</A> Australia. Australia. Australia's ecosystem is an unusual one because of its remote location. As a result, there are many animal species that occur here and nowhere else in the world, such as the platypus, kangaroo, echidna, and koala. Australia has 516 national parks to protect its unique plants and animals. One of Australia's most amazing sites rises like an enormous whale's back from a flat red-soil desert called the Red Center. Canada Facts: Interesting Canada Facts for Kids.

25 Amazing Facts about Canada Here on this page about Canada Facts you will find 25 fascinating facts and interesting information - not only for kids but for all who want to know more about this wonderful country. Canada is the second largest country in the world after Russia. The country is divided into ten provinces and three territories. This huge country in North America has lots of superlatives on offer. Australia Facts for Kids: Facts about Australia for Kids. Interesting Facts for Kids Here are some interesting Australia Facts which were chosen and researched by kids especially for kids. Name: Commonwealth of AustraliaGovernment: DemocracyPopulation: 23, 6 million (2013)Capital: Canberra with 380,000 people (2013)Language: English Australia Geography Australia is the smallest inhabited continent of the seven continents can also be considered the largest island in the world.

In fact it is an island continent. Australia map colouring page.