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  • 1. BRINGING BRITISH CULTURE TO LIFE Bell International Institute, August 2007
  • 2. Main Objectives:
    • Make teaching English easier
    • Use more authentic materials in the classroom
    • Combine methodology with IT:
    • -find info
    • -give answers
    • -compare and contrast
    • -listening skills
    • -have fun with crossword puzzles
  • 3. British History List the following eras in the chronological order:
    • Iron age
    • Empire and Sea Power
    • Civil War and Revolution
    • The Tudors
    • Anglo-saxsons and Vikings
    • Normans
    • Victorian Britain
  • 4. You find your answers on :
    • http:// www.bbc.co.uk/history/british/launch _tl_ british.shtml
    • Read your questions and find the answers on this webpage:
    • http:// www.ukstudentlife.com/Britain/History/Middle.htm # MiddleAges
  • 5. London Quiz
    • What is the population of London?
    • 2. What is the ethnic mix of London?
    http:// www.statistics.gov.uk/census2001/pyramids/pages/h.asp http:// video.aol.com/video - search /id/594296968 http:// www.bbc.co.uk/london/games/quizzes/index.shtml
  • 6. Who are the Brits?
    • question 10
    • http:// news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/1859070.stm
    • http:// www.bbc.co.uk/history/british/launch _tl_ british.shtml
  • 7. Newspapers
    • Some useful websites:
    • http://www.guardian.co.uk/
    • http://www.independent.co.uk/
    • http://www.telegraph.co.uk/
    • http://ft.com/home/uk
    • http:// metro.co.uk/pictures/weird
    • ( T can read/ dictate the story. Ss record/ write it and complete it with the help of news online )
  • 8. Listen to the two men speak. Can you remember who reads what newspaper?
    • http:// www.youtube.com/results ? search _ query = yes +minister- who & search = Search
  • 9. Whitey Brighty
    • Is a programme which explores what Britain would have been like without the mass immigration of the 50s and 60s.
    • New vocabulary :
    • Ars-end of the city groovy Bombay mix
    • Ex-pat House music/ d&b/ pastoral music
  • 10.
    • THANK YOU!