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Sarah Scott gives the lowdown on Burns Night, one of Scotland's largest celebrations, and throws in some essential Scottish recipes and advice for holding your own Burns Night evening.
Every week we'll be adding a new idiom to this Phrase For Friday list. You can find resources using these and other idioms by viewing the following pages: Face Colours Numbers Animals Body Foo..
The day after Christmas Day, traditionally known as Boxing Day, is a public holiday in Britain and several other countries (if the 26th December falls on a
There are some things about Christmas that I can take or leave, and others that I really love. One essential element of the festive season as far as I’m
31st December, the last night of the year in the Western calendar, is celebrated in many places, but nowhere more enthusiastically than in Scotland. The Scots
ESL grammar gap fill activity for English language learners & kids on the song Happy New Year by Abba, to practise your listening skills. Listen to the song and complete the gaps in the lyrics by typing in the missing verbs.
Easy Hogmanay quiz for English learners, students with learning disabilities and kids. Read a simple text and complete a multiple choice quiz about the Scottish New Year Festival Hogmanay.
Take your tastebuds on a Highland fling with classic Burns Night dishes including haggis, neeps and tatties and cranachan, plus other wholesome Scottish-inspired dishes.
This EFL lesson plan is designed around a short film by Simon Smith who recaptured the shots of London taken by Claude Friese-Greene in 1927. Students talk about what they know about London,...
This video is part of our Word on the Street series. Word on the Street is an exciting new English Language teaching programme co-produced by the BBC and the British Council.
Info Graphic from LAL English Language Schools for idioms in the English language.
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Do you make New Year's resolutions? Hear what people in London told us, then join the conversation! Express English: 26 December 2011
More Christmassy words this week; in fact, three words that refer to the festival itself. The oldest of the three is Yule, from Old English geól, which
In this weekly post, we bring more useful content from the Macmillan Dictionary to English language learners. These tips are usually based on areas of English
This is a full lesson with materials for the theme of "resolutions". 1. Ask students about their own resolutions. Write on the board, "This new year, I'm going to ..... (more / less). 2. Listen to ...
Last Christmas – old favourite with a twist