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The United Kingdom
|"At the bottom are 9 things typical of the
Above are words associated with them.
Can you put the words in the right boxes?"
Rants and Raves - Queuing - a lesson
"This activity provides short listening practice based around a monologue regarding queuing etiquette in the UK.
The monologue provides observations of queuing.
In this lesson, students will listen to a monologue about a persons reflection of queuing etiquette in the UK.
They will match adjectives to synonyms and antonyms and complete a listening comprehension activity.
There are also suggestions for developing the theme of queuing to practise specific areas of grammar."
Time: 30 minutes plus time for developing the theme.
+ Podcast - talking about queuing
Living in the UK - a lesson plan
"This lesson plan for teachers of teenage and adult students at intermediate level and above is based on the theme of the UK.
Students will develop the ability to read and assimilate information from various sources..."
Destination - England
"This lesson gives students the opportunity to find out more about England.
It is one of a collection of four Destination UK lesson plans that look at the four countries that make up the UK.
They will have the chance to read about England and find out a little about its people, culture and icons."
Level: Intermediate and above
Timing: 60-90 mins
- To develop all four communications skills
- To revise language of describing places
How much have the British changed? - a lesson
You are going to :
- watch a video and read about recent changes in British social attitudes on marriage, relationships, religion and welfare
- practise numbers, percentages, fractions, the language of graphs and statistics
- listen to people giving opinions
Quiz: Great Britain and Ireland - interactive
to next ?
- "an interactive game that takes its users on a tour of six locations in Britain and Ireland...
Travel round the British Isles in this audio quiz."
Laurence HAQUET (Ac. Rouen) a préparé des webquests sur différents aspects de la société britannique pour sa classe de 4ème EURO.
"Les élèves sont amenés à remplir des minibooks qui sont téléchargeables en haut de chaque page.
Les élèves mettent en commun à l'oral ce qu'ils ont trouvé et compris et ils utilisent ensuite leurs notes pour réaliser une trace écrite.
A partir de la webquest N°3, il y a des documents audio et/ou vidéo."
in the UK - a webquest (BBC) - UPDATED
Level: Intermediate / Upper Intermediate
" In this lesson, learners read about the different countries of the UK, either online as a webquest or in paper form.
They practise reading for specific information, and guessing the meaning of words from the context,
both important reading micro-skills. There is an optional extension in the form of a role-play,
in which groups of learners compete to persuade a professional couple to move to 'their' UK country."
Brexit Britain: The street with a dozen words for hello - VIDEO - 4 September 2016
"Leicester's Narborough Road is one of the most cosmopolitan in Britain, according to the London School of Economics...
Because of its thriving multiculturalism, most businesses on Narborough Road said they do not think Brexit will have any impact on their way of life or the local economy. "
Stephen Fry welcomes you to Heathrow - #UKGuide
"To showcase the unique, eclectic culture of modern Britain, we’ve teamed up with British Icon, Stephen Fry, to welcome arriving passengers to the UK! We’re not all red phone boxes and cucumber sandwiches on the lawn…"
Links between our landscape and literature
"From the London suburbs, through the rolling Cotswolds, and out to the rugged coastline of western Scotland - the UK's landscape has influenced authors for centuries.
In turn, their literary works have helped define how we think of Britain both culturally and geographically..."
T-Mobile What Britain Loves
"Watch as some of the weird and wonderful things Britain loves come together to celebrate another thing Britain loves
- a bargain in the form of the Full Monty Plan."
Population and Demographics
"Do you know how the UK is governed and who lives there? Watch the first of a new series of videos on UK life and institutions."
Daily Little Wonders + the TRANSCRIPT
"Sandra's story is about her experience of living and working as a foreigner in the North East of England."
The Simpsons 1504 The Regina Monologues - UPDATED
"Mr. Burns uses his ATM card and gets a $1000 bill. It hits him in the chest and then blows away, right across town and into the Simpson living room window, where Bart gets a hold of it..."
The Regina Monologues
"is the fourth episode of The Simpsons' fifteenth season...
The episode sees the Simpson family travel to the United Kingdom on holiday. There, they meet several celebrities including Tony Blair, Evan Marriott, Ian McKellen and J. K. Rowling, who all appear as themselves. Meanwhile Abraham Simpson journeys to find Edwina, his long lost love..."
The Simpsons - The Regina Monologues - a worksheet with questions in French
(Niveau : 6ème / 4ème LV2)
sent by Kimberly Oger (Ac. Versailles)
"This research guide to the United Kingdom s twelve public sector moving image archives presents
detailed information on these fascinating and valuable film and television collections...
The site includes: - sections describing each of the film archive collections and providing details on access
- over 100 selected film clips to browse by theme or by archive
- guidelines for research and examples of past research
- links and contact points for further information."