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8 Idioms in English using two Easter symbols – Eggs and Bunnies. | English with a Twist

8 Idioms in English using two Easter symbols – Eggs and Bunnies. | English with a Twist | British life and culture | Scoop.it
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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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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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Everything you need for Burns Night | delicious. Magazine food articles & advice

Everything you need for Burns Night | delicious. Magazine food articles & advice | British life and culture | Scoop.it
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.
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Idioms (The LanguagePoint)

Idioms (The LanguagePoint) | British life and culture | Scoop.it
  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..
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Stories behind Words: Boxing Day | Macmillan

Stories behind Words: Boxing Day | Macmillan | British life and culture | Scoop.it
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
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Stories behind Words: carol | Macmillan

Stories behind Words: carol | Macmillan | British life and culture | Scoop.it
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
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St George and The Dragon - Elementary Graded Reader

St George and The Dragon - Elementary Graded Reader | British life and culture | Scoop.it
Simple English reading activity for adult English language learners and kids. Read an easy version of the story of St George and The Dragon. Browse our site for many more quizzes and activities on festivals and celebrations, free teaching resources and free online English courses for classroom use or self-study.
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A tour of the British Isles in accents - YouTube

Got the audio here - http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p01slnp5 The person doing the voice is Andrew Jack who is a dialect coach.
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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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Burns Night

Burns Night | British life and culture | Scoop.it
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.
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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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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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Idiomgraphic by LAL Schools

Idiomgraphic by LAL Schools | British life and culture | Scoop.it
Info Graphic from LAL English Language Schools for idioms in the English language.
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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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Stories behind Words: Christmas, Noel and Yule | Macmillan

Stories behind Words: Christmas, Noel and Yule | Macmillan | British life and culture | Scoop.it
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
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