How to be a good tour guide How to be a good tour guide The art of being a tour guide A tour guide – who is it? - A tour guide – a person who guides groups or individual tourists to show them and interpret the cultural and natural heritage of the area they visit; a person who also posses knowledge of contemporary social and political life of a specific area. - In many European countries it is neccessary to complete a special course to become a guide. In some countries qualifications are national and sometimes they are broken up into regions.
The Best of British - British Slang Ace - If something is ace it is awesome. I used to hear it a lot in Liverpool. Kids thought all cool stuff was ace, or brill. Tower of London, London The Tower of London was built at the beginning of the eleventh century by William the conqueror. The tower was expanded during the thirteenth century into the fortified complex that we know today. The Tower's most popular attraction is its famous collection of Crown Jewels. Pizza slices of my life This post was prompted by an exchange with Aleksandra Grabowska on Facebook and is an extension of what I wrote following an English For Action workshop at the Rewrite Creative ESOL day conference last year. Disclaimer: This was an activity presented by EFA’s Dermot Bryers and Cait Crosse. This half-remembered description may not match entirely their version of the activity. Identity pizza Equipment: a blank sheet of paper for each person (at least A4 size); pens and pencils for drawing and colouring. Make sure that each person has a piece of paper and something to draw with.
A trip to London-ESL/EFL Resources « Chestnut ESL/EFL 5 fun facts: What you don’t know about London (SOURCE: today.com) CLICK TO WATCH VIDEO Five facts you don’t know about London CLICK HERE FOR VIDEO & TRANSCRIPT (SOURCE: mythatsenglish.blogspot.gr) Top 10 London Attractions (INFORMATION & PICTURES) SOURCE:visitlondon.com WATCH the FOLLOWING VIDEO & ANSWER THE QUESTIONS-VISIT BLOG (SOURCE: englishteachermargarita.blogspot.com) LONDON-ONLINE ACTIVITIES & WORKSHEETS (SOURCE: esolcourses.com) WEBQUEST 1: STUDENTS’ PROJECT(Bear’s Daytrip to London)
London Gifts - T-Shirts, Art, Posters & Other Gift Ideas Show: Sort: No matches for Filters Tour of London Tour guide: Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen and welcome to this fantastic tour of London by bus. My name’s Greg and I’m your guide this afternoon on our tour of London. As you can see, we’re on an open-top bus, so you can see all the attractions from your seat and you don’t need to walk anywhere. Watch or read Top 10 London Attractions. Visit London From the modern Coca-Cola London Eye, to the historic Tower of London, the top 10 tourist attractions in London are a must-see on any London sightseeing trip. Even better, many London landmarks are free to visit, while others are available with discounted entry or special offers when using a London Pass. There are also plenty of kid-friendly places to visit in London. Get up close and personal with underwater creatures at SEALIFE London Aquarium or explore the Science Museum, London's interactive hub of science and technology.
ESL Lounge: Songs for English Teaching. Free song lyrics. using songs in the esl classroom It's great to use songs in the class, if only to do something a little different. But beyond using them solely to give your students some 'light relief', there are many other ways songs can be used in ESL classrooms to consolidate what students have already learnt. Have a song to request? Go to our contact page. Shopping is Great - Part 1 London is the shopping capital of the world. Every year millions of overseas visitors shop here. But what makes shopping here so great? There’s only one way to find out.
VIDEO: Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Buckingham Palace Concert – June 4 2012 As part of the Diamond Jubilee, the BBC produced a concert on the forecourt of Buckingham Palace. An amazing event that took close to 4 hours. Here is full video of the event: (Note: At some points in the video the audio goes slightly off sync, this is just minimal) If you don’t want to watch the entire event, below is a short video of the concert finale. Prince Charles pays tribute to the Queen as she stands right next to him on stage. The Queen takes the Jubilee crystal and puts it in a tube, lighting up the National Beacons and a shedload of the most amazing fireworks I have ever seen. CBBC - Newsround - PICTURES: The line of royal succession The current monarch is Queen Elizabeth II (born 1926). First in line: Charles, Prince of Wales (born 1948) - the Queen's eldest son. Here he is with his wife, Camilla, who's the Duchess of Cornwall. Second in line: Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge (born 1982) - the elder son of Prince Charles. Here he is with his wife Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge. Third in line: Prince Harry of Wales (born 1984), younger son of Prince Charles.