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The UNITED KINGDOM : ACTIVITIES

 

Listening -
Interactive activities - Activities to print -
Interactive games
- Games to print -
Lesson plans
- Webquests - Videos

(Updated on 20/03/2013)

 


Related pages :

The United Kingdom

London (Geography)

 


 


Listening :

  • ** Rebecca : London **
    Langue : Anglais, niveau : A1 - par  Rebecca (London, England) - 10 mars 2012
    Rebecca speaks about the capital city of England : London. Its monuments, the red buses, the black taxis and the metro.
    http://www.audio-lingua.eu/spip.php?article2280

  • ** Rebecca : the city of Leeds **
    Langue : Anglais, niveau : A1 - par  Rebecca (Leeds, England) - 10 mars 2012
    Rebecca tells us about her hometown : Leeds, England. Its historical monuments, the railway museum and its university.
    http://www.audio-lingua.eu/spip.php?article2279

  • ** Kayleigh : Aberdeen and Edimburgh **
    Langue : Anglais, niveau : A1 - par  Kayleigh (Aberdeen, Scotland) - 10 mars 2012
    Kayleigh comes from Aberdeen. She speaks about the capital city of Scotland : Edimburgh - the famous castle, the zoo and the Parliament.
    http://www.audio-lingua.eu/spip.php?article2278

  • ** Sam : Southampton **
    Langue : Anglais, niveau : B1 - par  Sam (Southampton, England) - 10 mars 2012
    Sam tells us about her city : Southampton. Its famous harbour, the shopping center, the universities.
    She also explains the consequences on architecture of the bombing during WWII.
    http://www.audio-lingua.eu/spip.php?article2277

  • ** Rob : Cardiff **
    Langue : Anglais, niveau : A2 - par  Rob (Llanelli, Wales) - 10 mars 2012
    Robert tells us about the capital city of Wales : national assembly, local government, universities...
    http://www.audio-lingua.eu/spip.php?article2276

  • How to understand the difference between the UK and Great Britain
    (learnenglish.britishcouncil.org)

 

  • Derrick Coyle, Raven Master
    "Derrick Coyle has a rather unusual job. He is a raven master at the Tower of London which means he's
    dedicated to looking after the Tower's unique feature - ravens."

    (BBC)

 

  • Beyond the postcard - Towns and Places (BBC)
    "A series that looks at some not so well known features of some very well known places.
    There are text, audio and video comprehension exercises to help you practise and improve your English."

  • Oxford - Listening activities
    "Everybody knows the name of this very famous city in England.
    But what is it really like? Find out by doing these four exercises..."
    (carolinebrownlisteninglessons.com)

 

INTERACTIVE activities :

 

  • Pictures from England
    "Look at the pics and read the little text. Pick the right verb."
    Activity created by: Renée Maufroid

 

  • UK Locational Knowledge - Retrouver pays, villes... sur la carte -
    Click on
    MAP GAMES on the left (pupilvision)

  • Beyond the postcard - Towns and Places (BBC)
    "A series that looks at some not so well known features of some very well known places.
    There are text, audio and video comprehension exercises to help you practise and improve your English."

  • A trip to London
    Matching - Flashcards (Java / non-Java) - Concentration - Word Search
    Activities created by: Renée Maufroid

 

  • The British Isles - activity created by Renée Maufroid
    "How well do you know your geography?"

  • Britain (intermediate level) - TRUE OR FALSE? - interactive activity
    (english.specialist.hu)

  • United Kingdom map
    "Move the pieces from the left to the box on the right to make a map of the United Kingdom.
    "
    (British Council)

 

  • Touring the countryside (the Cotswolds) - The Romantic Road - Gap-Fill Exercise:
    "complete with the words given ..."

    (kaleidovox.hu)

 

  • Cardiff (BBC) - a text with questions

 

Activities TO PRINT :

  • The United Kingdom
    This is a worksheet for teaching or revising information about England, Great Britain and the UK, usually confused.
    Pupils have to look at a map and fill in a grid. They learn about the names of the countries, the capital cities and the symbols.
    They can also colour the flags.

    Created by Isabelle Boresy (Ac. Amiens)

  • Label the British Isles on the map (Enchanted Learning)

 

INTERACTIVE games :

  • British records. (Superlative Practice)
    1. "Look at the video and try to remember what you read. 
    2. Practise with the games.
    3. Try to do the same about a town, an area or a country you know well.
    Use "photopeach", it's easy and fun!"

    Created by Renée Maufroid. (Ac. Lille)

 

 

Games TO PRINT :

LESSON PLANS :

  • The British Isles (Alyne Piazza - académie de Lille)
    " Cette séquence proposée à des élèves de 6° au mois de janvier intègre de nombreux outils et supports multimédias,
    y compris pour l'évaluation et propose de nombreuses tâches différenciées dont la mise en place est favorisée par l'environnement multimédia."

 

WEBQUESTS :

  • A FAMILY TRIP TO LONDON (absolutenglish-972)
    A WebQuest
    for 9th Grade in English
    "How will you go to London?
    What will you do and see in London?
    How much will the holiday cost ?
    What photos will you take? )

 

  • Destination Portsmouth - a Scavenger hunt (e-teacher) - with an exercise book to print
    ( + Brighton, Beaulieu, the Medieval town of Winchester, its cathedral and the Great Hall and Round Table, Arundel Castle)


 

 

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