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Sainsbury’s OFFICIAL Christmas Advert 2015 – Mog’s Christmas Calamity

Sainsbury’s OFFICIAL Christmas Advert 2015 – Mog’s Christmas Calamity | British life and culture | Scoop.it
Christmas adverts can be stimulating to use in class for language learning.  This particular one is very rich in details so one can use it for vocabulary acquisition .  Apart from asking the very...
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'Hamlet' by William Shakespeare

'Hamlet' by William Shakespeare | British life and culture | Scoop.it
As 2014 marks the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare's birth, we are bringing to you one of the most famous, powerful and influential of all his plays. 'Set in the Kingdom of Denmark , the play...
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Discover Ireland (The LanguagePoint)

Discover Ireland (The LanguagePoint) | British life and culture | Scoop.it
  A collection of links, resources and suggestions for English language teaching, to discover with students the culture and highlights of Ireland.  Links to several videos are in the 'Teacher overview and suggestions' document, as well as being pr..
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Christmas shopping

Christmas shopping | British life and culture | Scoop.it
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.

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Halloween Video — History.com

Halloween Video — History.com | British life and culture | Scoop.it
Get the facts on Halloween history and traditions, including its ancient roots and today's candy craze.
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Word on the street | LearnEnglish | British Council | Hallowe'en Scene 1

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Language focus: http://learnenglish.britishcouncil.org/en/word-street/halloween-scene-1-language-focus

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English Listening Comprehension Exercise - The City of Bath

Life in the UK - The City of Bath. Listening comprehension test for adult English students and young learners.
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The English Blog: Reuters Video: William and Kate set to modernize royal parenting

The English Blog: Reuters Video: William and Kate set to modernize royal parenting | British life and culture | Scoop.it
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge look set to be thoroughly modern parents and could change the traditions of royal parenting. Elly Park reports. TRANSCRIPT REPORTER: The mid-July due date is fast approaching for the first baby of Britain's Duke...
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Easter Video Listening Quiz - Intermediate English Exercise

English Listening Practise - Pre-Intermediate listening comprehension quiz about the history of Easter. Watch the video and then answer the questions.
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Mog’s Christmas Calamity

Mog’s Christmas Calamity | British life and culture | Scoop.it
This EFL lesson plan is designed around a short film commissioned by the British supermarket chain Sainsbury’s titled Mog’s Christmas Calamity inspired by the children’s writer Judith Kerr. In the …
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The History of Saint Patrick's Day - Intermediate English

The History of Saint Patrick's Day - Intermediate English | British life and culture | Scoop.it
A listening and vocabulary lesson about the History of St Patrick's Day, for adult English language students and young learners. Learn some new vocabulary, watch a video about this fun festival celebrated by Irish people around the globe, and complete a multiple choice quiz to test how much you have understood. Part of a free series of online lessons about festivals and celebrations around the world.
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Learning English - Express English - New Year's resolutions

Do you make New Year's resolutions? Hear what people in London told us, then join the conversation! Express English: 26 December 2011
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Guy Fawkes and Bonfire Night - Pocket History 1

Remember, remember the 5th of November... It's November 5th and the night is full of fire and explosions, but no problems. This is the annual British event c...
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Halloween

Halloween | British life and culture | Scoop.it
Flying witches, pumpkin lanterns, trick or treat... What do you know about Halloween? Here are some Halloween facts to get started.

Halloween is celebrated on 31st October. This isn’t a publ
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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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The Great British Menu: Fish and Chips - Listening Comprehension Exercise

Intermediate ESL video listening quiz - practise your listening skills with this interesting free listening lesson about the popular British dish, fish & chips.
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Learn English With Photos

Learn English With Photos | British life and culture | Scoop.it
Learn English with Photos is a series of photo-based video lessons designed to improve the listening, vocabulary, and speaking skills of learners of English ...
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The English Blog: Reuters Video: Annual swan upping counts royal babies

The English Blog: Reuters Video: Annual swan upping counts royal babies | British life and culture | Scoop.it
The Queen's Swan Marker begins the annual census of swans and their young on the River Thames, monitoring royal babies of a very different kind. Elly Park reports. TRANSCRIPT REPORTER: While much of Britain anxiously awaits the birth of the...
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The Hobbit: Lessons On Movies.com: ESL Lessons

Lessons On Movies.com. ESL lesson plan on The Hobbit. Complete with printable handout, 8 online quizzes and mp3.

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New website from Sean Banville with EFL activities based on movie trailers.

Shona Whyte's curator insight, April 21, 2013 4:14 AM

EFL activities for intermediate learners and above, perhaps best as self-access/homework.