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British Life and Culture

British Life and Culture
What is Easter? Information about the story, customs and traditions behind Easter.The meaning of Palm Sunday and other special days. Why do we give eggs at Easter? Holy Week Smart IWB Find out about Easter Eggs Make an Easter Basket Suitable for Cadbury's eggs (mini) or those fluffy chicks, or whatever. Easter Bunny Templates Pop Up Easter Card Easter Resource Book A Word doc from Guiding UK website. Contains ideas for Easter Songs, Easter Crafts, Easter Activities, Easter Puzzles etc Easter Maths Easter Egg Maths Lesson plan for the Early Years Easter Egg Hunt Maths Lesson Plan This lesson is intended to be a fun review of basic maths facts Egg Wrap (circumference, measurement & estimating) "Easter Count" A lesson idea for Easter on division and other arithmetic An Easter lesson on patterns in art and maths Palm Sunday Story for Kids - The King is Coming Palm Sunday Colouring Pages Coloured picture of Jesus riding into Jerusalem on a donkey Easter Day Easter Lesson Plans Easter Colouring

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Britain is GREAT The GREAT Britain campaign showcases the very best of what Britain has to offer. 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. "Hope and Glory": la Guerre à sept ans A partir du film Hope and Glory de John Boorman (1987), qui raconte la vie d'un enfant à Londres pendant la Seconde Guerre Mondiale en s'inspirant de ses propres souvenirs, recherches et activités sur cette période: Churchill et les grandes figures historiques de l'époque, ainsi que des récits de guerre. Rédacteur : Isabelle Bonnassies, collège Jean Lacaze, Grisolles Thèmes abordés Listening: A Tour of London Tower Bridge, London (Copyright: Getty) When you visit a city for the first time, a good way to explore it is to go on an organised sightseeing tour. The tour will give you an overview of what there is to see and also provide you with some historical background. A popular way of seeing London is to go in one of the red double deck buses. This tour will take you around London by bus.

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. 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.

Les associations caritatives britanniques et la journée Red Nose Day Le thème des « Charities » et en particulier la journée ‘Red Nose Day' - s'inscrit dans la tradition anglo-saxonne des actions caritatives. Il permet ainsi aux élèves de découvrir la dimension scolaire, sociale et culturelle de ces événements en Grande-Bretagne, mais aussi d'en voir des traces dans leur vie quotidienne, puisque certaines de ces actions humanitaires se sont exportées en France. Charities and especially Red Nose Day are deeply rooted in British culture and society. Indeed they are part of British habits. Working on this subject will enable French students to discover the various aspects of these events at school and in everyday life.

150 Years of The Tube You are going to listen to a radio clip about the London Undergrounddo a comprehension activity Discuss Does your city have a metro or underground railway?How old is it?Have you ever been on the Tube in London?What do you know about it? Getting to London from an Airport (Page updated August 2013) London is a major port. It has three airports, which are all located outside the city area: Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted. Sting :"Russians" - Collège Mathias Grunewald de Guebwiller ANALYSE D’ŒUVRE : « Russians » de STING 1-l’auteur ; Sting, de son vrai nom Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner, né le 2 octobre 1951 à Wallsend, près de Newcastle (nord de l’Angleterre), est un musicien et chanteur anglais, ardent défenseur des droits de l’homme et soutien d’Amnesty International depuis plusieurs années. Brièvement instituteur et occasionnellement acteur de cinéma.

London Short Fiction: Mud Man Continuing our series of short fiction set in, or influenced by London. 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. Liverpool History Animation Besançon Portail Langues - Bullying Prep’ Exam : annales du Baccalauréat , 28 septembre 2013 Le site Prep’Exam propose le téléchargement des sujets du Baccalauréat (Métropole) en anglais depuis 2010 pour toutes les séries (LV1 et LV2) Sequitur, 27 octobre 2009 Teenagers and UK culture Why bring UK culture to the teen classroom? 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:

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