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2,000 Years of London’s Historical Development, Animated in 7 Minutes

2,000 Years of London’s Historical Development, Animated in 7 Minutes | British life and culture | Scoop.it
Give 'The London Evolution Animation' seven minutes, and it will show you the historical development of London over the course of 2,000 years.
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Life in the UK: London Tourist Attractions - Madame Tussauds

Life in the UK: London Tourist Attractions - Madame Tussauds | British life and culture | Scoop.it
A free online English lesson about Madam Tussauds, London's famous Waxworks Museum. Watch a video about this popular London tourist attraction, learn some useful new vocabulary, and complete a multiple choice quiz to test how much you have understood. Part of a free series of online lessons about things to see and do in London, designed to help students learn about English life and culture and prepare for the Life in the UK Citizenship test.
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BBC World Service | Learning English | Welcome to London

BBC World Service | Learning English | Welcome to London | British life and culture | Scoop.it
Intermediate English Language Course. Practise your English with listening, reading and speaking exercises. Follow our two characters through London. In this unit John and Fiona are travelling from Heathrow into the centre of London.

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London resources

London resources | British life and culture | Scoop.it
It’s onestopenglish’s home city and is a vibrant international hotspot. So what better way to celebrate England’s capital city than by teaching your students all about it!
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The English Blog: Reuters Video: World's wackiest race returns to London

The English Blog: Reuters Video: World's wackiest race returns to London | British life and culture | Scoop.it
Britons get creative in the Redbull Soapbox Race that returns to London after a nine year hiatus. Elly Park reports. TRANSCRIPT REPORTER: The Redbull Soapbox Race, the so called 'world's wackiest race,' hit London for the first time in nine...
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The English Blog: Reuters Video: London's "tube" is 150 years old

The English Blog: Reuters Video: London's "tube" is 150 years old | British life and culture | Scoop.it
The world's oldest underground rail network - London's 'tube' - is 150 years old. The Victorian artery of the British capital, which enabled the city to boom, served as shelter during World War II and has been copied around the...
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The Notting Hill Carnival - Listening

The Notting Hill Carnival - Listening | British life and culture | Scoop.it

Video listening activity for English language learners. Watch a short video about the Notting Hill Carnival, and complete a multiple choice quiz. (Level: Intermediate)


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Life in The UK : The Tower of London - Intermediate English Listening

Life in The UK : The Tower of London - Intermediate English Listening | British life and culture | Scoop.it
A listening, vocabulary and grammar lesson about The Tower of London, for English language learners. Watch a video about this famous London icon and tourist destination, complete a multiple choice quiz, and revise the past simple tense. Part of a free series of online lessons about London history, people and places, designed to help students prepare for the Life in the UK Citizenship test and improve their level of English.
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London

London | British life and culture | Scoop.it
  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,...
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Prize-Winning Animation Lets You Fly Through 17th Century London

Prize-Winning Animation Lets You Fly Through 17th Century London | British life and culture | Scoop.it
Six students from De Montfort University have created a stellar 3D representation of 17th century London, as it existed before The Great Fire of 1666.
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The English Blog: Crossword: London

The English Blog: Crossword: London | British life and culture | Scoop.it
I went to London for the day last Friday with a group of students and created this crossword for them to do on the train. We had a great day, starting with a trip on the London Eye (highly recommended),...

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The Notting Hill Carnival - Fact File

An Intermediate level reading text for English language students about The Notting Hill Carnival, a popular London event which is held in the United Kingdom every year on the August bank holiday weekend.
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BBC World Service | Quizzes | Quiznet | The Royal Albert Hall (based on Private Lives Part 1)

BBC World Service | Quizzes | Quiznet | The Royal Albert Hall (based on Private Lives Part 1) | British life and culture | Scoop.it
The Royal Albert Hall (based on Private Lives Part 1)
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Learning English - 6 Minute English - Reaching for the sky

Do you 'love' tall buildings? In 6 Minute English we step inside the European Union's tallest skyscraper: The Shard. 6 Minute English: 14 February 2013
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London Undergound: The Queen on the Tube

London Undergound: The Queen on the Tube | British life and culture | Scoop.it
London Underground celebrates its 150th birthday today. It’s sometimes easy to skip over a factoid like that, but that means that it was the world’s first ever undergound train system and opened in 1863, which is pretty incredible to think about!

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