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Exercises to print Pictures
Facts Proverbs
Flags Songs
Games to print Videos
Interactive exercises Vocabulary
Interactive games Webquests

(Updated on 05/09/2013)


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2015 Rugby World Cup The world (civilization)
Flag Day Travelling
National anthems Ways of life



Flashcards / Pictures :







    • "Click on the names of the different continents and discover where English is spoken" (+ flags) -




Facts :


Flags :

  • Flag Glossary - A short dictionary of flag-related terms. (Enchanted Learning)

  • Symbolic Use of Colors in Flags
    "Very often, the colors used in a flag represent the values of that country (or other entity)."

  • Flags Of The World - (
    "Pages ordered by country / Pages reached through clickable maps or map index /
    Index page for vexillological (non-national) topics / Pages ordered by title /
    Search this site by keywords / Search using a search engine..."


  • Drapeaux - US - Canadian Provinces - Historic Flags... (



Listening :

  • WHERE ARE THEY FROM ? - Listen!
    "You're going to listen to six native English speakers. As you will hear, they all speak English with very different accents."
    (Ac. Dijon)

  • Name that flag! (
    "Learn the flags of 18 different countries and try to guess the one that's described."
  • Introductions (with exercises) : So, where are you from? (Easy) - (
  • Travel (with exercises) : Immigration and Customs (Easy) - (

INTERACTIVE exercises :

  • Une page d'applications pour les 6èmes utilisant le manuel 'Rise and Shine' sur les pays et nationalités
    Créée par Cyril Dussuchaud (Ac. Limoges)



  • Bob Fergusson - a slideshow
    Utilisation du Present Perfect.
    (Ac. Bordeaux)


  • A small world
    "Listen to this song and play the game."

    Activity created by: Renée Maufroid



  • Nationalities (
    ex : "He's from Shanghai. He's ______ .
    Chinese / English / Belgian / Irish / Canadian"
  • Reading Comprehension for Beginners - My Friend Peter - (
    "focusing on nationalities and countries.
    This reading comprehension is followed by a 10 question 'multiple choice' and 'true or false' quiz."


Exercises TO PRINT :

  • nationalities
    With this worksheet pupils can match some nationalities and countries. They can learn how to pronounce the words.
    They can improve their spelling. The drawings are funny stereotypes. It's interesting to show people that they may not accurately reflect reality.
    Created by Isabelle Boresy (Ac. Amiens)
  • Colouring Book of Flags
    Black and white images of flags "in outline form, suitable for printing to be coloured in by hand...
    They are presented in three sizes."





  • EUROPEAN CHILDREN - nationalities - Where do they live ? - Where do they go ? (activitice)



Lesson plans :

  • U.S. rock group banned from Russia (August 6, 2013) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
    "A rock group from the USA have been banned from performing at a music festival in Russia after the bass player stuffed the Russian flag inside his pants."


  • ENGLISH SPEAKING COUNTRIES - Niveau : cycle 3 - Durée : 45 mn
    Une séance proposée par Anne Besse (Ac. Poitiers)

  • What's the Black Country? - a lesson by Nik Peachey 
    "In the lesson, students have the chance to listen to someone from that area describing what they like about living there and a little about their life. Students also have the chance to reflect on their own part of the world and finally to do some intensive listening."



  • English-speaking countries - Flags - Présentation PowerPoint
    "Conçu pour une classe de 4ème 'faible' mais adaptable, considérant que les diapos ne sont que des déclencheurs, quelques drapeaux des 'English-speaking countries', le choix est 'contextualisé', Maurice, Seychelles, India etc., l'occasion de revoir les couleurs, les formes, la géographie, le lexique ('countries and nationalities') et de décorer la classe aux couleurs des drapeaux que les élèves auront envie de faire eux-mêmes.
    A améliorer en rajoutant des photos des capitales...
    sent by Françoise Chapellier (Ac. de La Réunion)



Webquests :





  • Cyber Nations , "a free persistent browser-based nation simulation game.
    Create a nation and decide how you will rule your people by choosing a government type, a national religion, tax rate, currency type, and more.
    Build your nation by purchasing infrastructure to support your citizens, land to expand your borders, technology to increase your nation's effectiveness, military to defend your interests, and develop national improvements and wonders to build your nation according to your choosing."



  • Nationalities - Hangman (

Games TO PRINT :

  • Crossword: Countries
    "You can download a PDF version of this crossword here, and an interactive web version which will work on iOS devices (unlike the one below) here."



Proverbs :

  • When in Rome (I do as the Romans do) by Barbra Streisand
    (Proverb : 'When in Rome, do as the Romans do')


Jokes :



Cartoons :




Songs :


  • Wanted man sung by Johnny Cash (YouTube)
    - the LYRICS :
    "Wanted man in California,
    Wanted man in Buffalo
    Wanted man in Kansas City,
    Wanted man in Ohio"

    Prononciation de nombreux Etats et Villes américaines

  • The Alphabet of Nations - a Flash animation

  • When in Rome (I do as the Romans do) by Barbra Streisand
    (Proverb : 'When in Rome, do as the Romans do')


Videos :

  • Red flag - VIDEO
    This expression sounds easy enough, but it is actually a warning.
    Find out how to use this phrase, and learn about its origins, in this week's English in a Minute!


  • Countries and nationalities
    Une vidéo pour des 6èmes afin que les élèves travaillent le vocabulaire et la prononciation à la maison avant le cours.
    Créée par Dulce Araujo (Ac. Nancy-Metz)

  • Des activités avec vidéo qui vous font découvrir des villes ou des pays :
    New York / California / Vancouver / Washington DC / San Francisco / Montréal


  • Animaniacs - The Nations of the World
    (You Tube)
    - with
    the lyrics (



Ads :

  • Concept publicitaire artistique et créatif conçu par AT&T
    "Le but du concept était d’illustrer le fait que AT&T  a un réseau mondial à travers plus de 215 pays."