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10 Things Brits Say…and What Americans Think We Mean | Mind The Gap

10 Things Brits Say…and What Americans Think We Mean | Mind The Gap | British life and culture | Scoop.it
This is a pretty bird but "fit bird" has an entirely different meaning. (Photo/AP) We may have invented the English language but that doesn?
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The 50 Best British Artists of All Time :: Blogs :: List of the Day :: Paste

The 50 Best British Artists of All Time :: Blogs :: List of the Day :: Paste | British life and culture | Scoop.it
While all eyes are on the throne, we pay tribute to our 50 favorite British artists—a rock 'n roll royal family of sorts.
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Pottermore: a unique online Harry Potter experience from J.K. Rowling

J.K.Rowling presents Pottermore: a unique and free-to-use website which builds an exciting online experience around the reading of the Harry Potter books...
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History of Halloween and more.

History of Halloween and more. | British life and culture | Scoop.it
Firstly, why do we call it Halloween? What is the etymology of the name?
Secondly, has it always been such a family friendly holiday?
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30 of your Britishisms used by Americans

30 of your Britishisms used by Americans | British life and culture | Scoop.it
The Magazine's recent article about the Britishisation of American English prompted readers to respond with examples of their own.

Via David Mainwood / EFL SMARTblog
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Halloween resources

Halloween resources | British life and culture | Scoop.it
It’s the scariest time of the year – and we know our teachers love to celebrate it! To help you teach your students all about Halloween, we’ve brought together a wide range of resources, including worksheets, lesson plans and interactive materials.
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The Royal Family

The Royal Family | British life and culture | Scoop.it
Comprehension activity based on passage about the Royal Family. Use with Intermediate students to support their understanding of British history and comprehension skills.
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Scotland's Pandas (The LanguagePoint)

Scotland's Pandas (The LanguagePoint) | British life and culture | Scoop.it
English language learning resources based on a news story about Pandas arriving at a zoo in Scotland.  Activities include gap fill, phrase matching and suggested discussion or role play topics. Resources available: Overview Full text sheet Gap ..
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One day in - London

One day in - London | British life and culture | Scoop.it
In one day in London we meet the man who has revolutionised the iconic red doubledecker bus and take in the extraordinary economic impact of the annual Wimbledon tennis championships.

Via David Mainwood / EFL SMARTblog
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BBC - Drama - Bleak House - Charles Dickens Animation

Watch the animated story of Charles Dickens.
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English language facts | Visual.ly

English language facts | Visual.ly | British life and culture | Scoop.it
English language has become a global means of communication, it is not only the most widely written (counting scientific articles, periodical and the...

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