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Scotland. Wales. Northern Ireland. England. The British school system. Love GREAT Britain. The Difference between the United Kingdom, Great Britain and England Explained. Teenagers and UK culture. Why bring UK culture to the teen classroom?

Teenagers and UK culture

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: ‘We need to avoid reinforcing erroneous British stereotypes to our teenagers. Not everyone in the UK is very formal and drinks tea at five o’clock!’ ‘Culture is the fifth skill in addition to reading, writing, listening and speaking.

‘I try to make British culture "real" to my students. What materials can I use to introduce UK culture? Life in the UK In this section teenagers can read about topics with a British connection. British Life and Culture in the UK - Woodlands Junior School. UK Culture. English Timeline. This interactive timeline allows you to explore the evolution of English language and literature, from the 11th century to the present day.

English Timeline

Scroll through decade by decade to investigate the richness and diversity of our poetry and prose, as well as the many social, cultural and political strands from which our language has been woven. The timeline includes a fascinating combination of texts: Anglo Saxon tales and medieval illuminations; iconic literary manuscripts and printed texts; as well as letters, newspapers, handbills, posters, charters, speeches and campaign leaflets. Launch the interactive Flash timeline above, or explore the collections within each of the centuries below.

Beowulf, Anglo Saxon monsters & more... English is all around. 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.

Let's talk about the UK (still with Scotland)

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. Life on Scilly: Meet the young islanders! På de vackra Scillyöarna utanför Englands sydvästkust bor bara ett par tusen människor.

Life on Scilly: Meet the young islanders!

Vi träffar 15-åringarna Tom, Amy, Harry och Jess som bor här. Vad är det med ö-livet som de älskar mest? Och vad är det de hatar? Här kan du skapa egna klipp ur programmet Hjälp Stäng 1. Britain Today - Who are the British? Online history lessons - history and ICT.

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.

United Kingdom country profile - Overview

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. British Culture, Traditions and Customs. This page has moved to ProjectBritain.com our new British life and Culture website Britain is full of culture and traditions which have been around for hundreds of years.

British Culture, Traditions and Customs

British customs and traditions are famous all over the world. When people think of Britain they often think of people drinking tea, eating fish and chips and wearing bowler hats, but there is more to Britain than just those things. Enjoy! Geography of the UK. The official title of the UK is the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland .

Geography of the UK

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. The UK has a total area of approximately 245,000 km², almost a quarter-of-a-million square kilometres. This is Britain Food.

UK Culture. Festivals in Britain. About London. Food in Britain (3_8 ESL video) An introduction to Britain. Window on Britain An introduction to Britain. Sports in Britain. The British Pubs. FISH & CHIPS – cultural focus - Teacher BLOG - Wydawnictwo The Teacher. Pub Grub, Fish 'n' Chips and More - Engelsk - NDLA.