Kategoria: culture

Famous and not so famous Brits (part1)

Alex Salmond, the First Minister of Scotland Alex Salmond (b.1954) is the First Minister of Scotland and the leader of the Scottish National Party. He was born and brought up in Linlithgow, the historic...

Folk music and folk song

When I was younger (much younger), New Year in Britain was usually heralded on the TV with a programme known as The White Heather Club, which had a lot of people in kilts singing...

Schools in Britain

Almost every textbook or activity book which we use for teaching English has some section dedicated to school life. Obviously, with younger or teenage students, it is something they have experience of and, usually,...

A day at the Seaside

Candyfl oss, donkey rides and Punch and Judy shows are all traditional things associated with the British seaside. A day by the seaside has been popular with the British for over 200 years. In...