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.
Electing US President, year 5-6 – WebEnglish.se Background These materials have been chosen to suit at least stronger students in year 5-6. Warm-up “I’ll Be the President” (3:06) A fun rap about the process of becoming a presidentWhat do kids want in a president? (1:20) Kids talk about what kind of person they think the next president should be like. Vocabulary Simple Contraction Folder Simple Contraction Folder I love these FREE contraction folding aids from Twinkl. Personally I think theses are a case of simple is better. Nothing fancy is needed, the folding aids are nice and bright and in my opinion there is no need to over clutter the folder.
Who IS Sherlock Holmes? - Neil McCaw The first Sherlock Holmes tales started appearing in 1887. See this video to hear their creator, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, explaining why he created Sherlock in the first place. However, Sherlock Holmes was not the first fictional detective. Edgar Allan Poe, Charles Dickens, Wilkie Collins, and Émile Gaboriau had all created detectives of their own before Conan Doyle was writing. Here are some sources for those who are interested in early forms of detective fiction. But the global interest in Sherlock Holmes goes far beyond Doyle’s 56 short stories and 4 novels. Ten things I wish someone had told me before I moved to Sweden Sweden, much, much colder than you think. Photo: Jonas Ekströmer/TT British writer Clement Boateng loves his new life in Sweden. He just wishes someone had warned him about these ten things first... I am a London-boy born and raised, now currently living and nesting in Stockholm in the hope of a new life, new career, new adventure and new experiences.
Geography of the UK The official title of the UK is the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland . 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. The UK lies between the North Atlantic Ocean and the North Sea, and comes within 35 km (22 miles) of the northwest coast of France, from which it is separated by the English Channel. Northern Ireland shares a 360 km international land boundary with the Republic of Ireland.
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Resources Charlie and the Chocolate Factory was written in 1964 - but the story is just enjoyed and loved by children now as it was then. The story's hero is Charlie Bucket, a young boy from a very poor family. He lives with his parents and four grandparents in a tiny, old house. His luck changes when he wins a Golden Ticket to a tour of the local chocolate factory, owned by the mysterious Willy Wonka. Four other children have also won tickets - and they are certainly characters! Charlie Bucket and his Grandpa Joe enjoy their tour with Augustus Gloop, a very greedy boy, Voilet Beauregarde, a very competitive child who chews gum all the time, Veruca Salt, a spoiled brat, and Mike Teavee, who is obsessed with watching television (TV - get it?!)
The United Kingdom of Great Britain And Northern Ireland Wingdings: The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Albertus: The UK consist of 4 countries: England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Tahoma: The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is situated on the British Isles. India We've got Indian flag printables for your classroom projects or to decorate your home, perfect... Have a go at some of our Indian-themed crafts for children for a real flavour of India! We've...
British Culture, Traditions and Customs This page has moved to ProjectBritain.com our new British life and Culture website British Council by Julie Bray Question: Where do pyjamas, yoga, curry, gurus and Bollywood films come from? Answer: India, of course! August the 15th is the birthday of modern, independent India. United Kingdom country profile - Overview 12 November 2014Last updated at 07:38 ET The United Kingdom is made up of England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. It has a long history as a major player in international affairs and fulfils an important role in the EU, UN and Nato. The twentieth century saw Britain having to redefine its place in the world. At the beginning of the century, it commanded a world-wide empire as the foremost global power. Two world wars and the end of empire diminished its role, but the UK remains an economic and military power, with considerable political and cultural influence around the world.