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Bringing British Culture To Life

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Bringing British Culture To Life

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

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