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. 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 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?
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.
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. Flippa London ~ Kilskrift På tisdag åker jag iväg till BETT i London på uppdrag av Barnverket. Det ska naturligtvis bli fantastiskt roligt och jag hoppas att jag kan få många nya inputs för digitalt lärande. Jag hoppas förstås kunna blogga från London så häng gärna på och läs mina blogginlägg nästa vecka. 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. London is the hub of the United Kingdom's rail network, with about a dozen mainline railway terminuses. (Photographed by Adrian Pingstone) Heathrow Airport | Gatwick Airport | London City Airport
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.
webquest london name class email let's discover the United Kingdom ! version imprimable : word open office ESL Listening - Trip to London English Listening Quizzes: A Trip to London You will hear a man talking about a trip to London that he has just returned from. You will hear the selection twice. Write down the answers to the questions and then click on the arrow to see if you have answered correctly. Listening Transcript Sunday 2 September 1666 (Pepys' Diary) (Lord’s day). Some of our mayds sitting up late last night to get things ready against our feast to-day, Jane called us up about three in the morning, to tell us of a great fire they saw in the City. So I rose and slipped on my nightgowne, and went to her window, and thought it to be on the backside of Marke-lane at the farthest; but, being unused to such fires as followed, I thought it far enough off; and so went to bed again and to sleep. About seven rose again to dress myself, and there looked out at the window, and saw the fire not so much as it was and further off.