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The EFL SMARTblog: Describe a city - Superlative Southampton

The EFL SMARTblog: Describe a city - Superlative Southampton | British life and culture | Scoop.it

You are going to
- watch a short video about the city of Southampton and do a comprehension exercise

- read about the city of Southamptonon a Tourist Guide page and do a comprehension exercise

- practise superlatives

- practise language for describing a city

- describe a city / town

 


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Chips with Everything - EFL CLASSROOM 2.0

Chips with Everything - EFL CLASSROOM 2.0 | British life and culture | Scoop.it
Classic video from the early 90s with Dennis as the waiter. Hilarious and good slice of British life.
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Bath - The Royal Crescent

Bath - The Royal Crescent | British life and culture | Scoop.it
Please find a worksheet which can be used with the audio recording of chapter 11 of the following site: http:visitbath.co.ukjaneaustenaudio-tourindividual-chapters.
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BBC - History - The Gunpowder Plot (pictures, video, facts & news)

BBC - History - The Gunpowder Plot (pictures, video, facts & news) | British life and culture | Scoop.it
Watch and listen to BBC clips about the Gunpowder Plot in 1605.
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BBC - History - The Gunpowder Plot

BBC - History - The Gunpowder Plot | British life and culture | Scoop.it
Discover what Guy Fawkes and his fellow conspirators hoped to achieve with the Gunpowder plot. Why did their failed plan taint all English Catholics with treason for centuries to come.
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Bonfire Night [Guy Fawkes]

Bonfire Night [Guy Fawkes] | British life and culture | Scoop.it
This is a range of activities for all levels of students based on the plot by Guy Fawkes to blow up the Houses of Parliament. Use the activity for your level of students.
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Learning English | BBC World Service

Learning English | BBC World Service | British life and culture | Scoop.it

Food and cooking: learn the language of the street - what people say and the topics they like to talk about. Take a look at these food words and phrases and try them out in the Lingo Challenge!

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BBC - History - British History in depth: Ages of English Timeline

Rogues, knights and fops chart the history of the language...


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Random Idea English: Video lesson - Stonehenge

Random Idea English: Video lesson - Stonehenge | British life and culture | Scoop.it
TEFL teacher explores grammar and language points with exercises, quizzes and some opinionated rants...

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Food in Britain - EFL CLASSROOM 2.0

Food in Britain - EFL CLASSROOM 2.0 | British life and culture | Scoop.it
A nice video highlighting cultural differences. Get students to list all the foods that are popular for all the meals in Britain.
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Bonfire Night - ESL Worksheets, Exercises and Quizzes

Bonfire Night - ESL Worksheets, Exercises and Quizzes | British life and culture | Scoop.it
Free English lesson activities about Bonfire Night - simple reading text, dictionary activity, spelling and grammar exercises, word games and quizzes.
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The Tale Of The Gunpowder Plot - By Tales Of Curiosity

The Tale Of The Gunpowder Plot - By Tales Of Curiosity | British life and culture | Scoop.it
This video examines the Gunpowder Plot. Many know of Guy Fawkes, but here we meet all the conspirators, the plan and the terrible fate awaiting them.

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Frequently Asked Questions: The Gunpowder Plot - UK Parliament

Interesting facts and information relating to the Gunpowder Plot of 1605...
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BBC - History - British History in depth: Gunpowder Plot CGI

BBC - History - British History in depth: Gunpowder Plot CGI | British life and culture | Scoop.it
Fly through the parliament buildings of 1605 and see the planned result of the gunpowder plotters' handiwork.
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Bonfire Night/Guy Fawkes' Night (UK Holiday) Video Worksheet

Bonfire Night/Guy Fawkes' Night (UK Holiday) Video Worksheet | British life and culture | Scoop.it
This worksheet includes gist and detailed listening questions related to a YouTube video about Bonfire Night (or Guy Fawke's Night).
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