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Famous and not so famous Brits (part5)

Dame Vivienne Westwood, the woman who dressed the Sex Pistols Dame Vivienne Westwood is Britain’s bestknown fashion designer, and a highly successful businesswoman also known for her political campaigning. Born into a working-class family...

Famous and not so famous Brits (part4)

John Napier (1550-1617), “Scottish Archimedes” In the Edinburgh suburb of Merchiston there is a small campus of modern college buildings. Constructed in the 1960s to house a technical college, the complex blends fairly well...

Famous and not so famous Brits (part3)

Dame Judi Dench, “National Treasure” The satirical magazine “Private Eye” has a column named “National Treasures”, which collects examples of the term as used in the British media. In recent years, journalists have applied...

Famous and not so famous Brits (part 2)

Al Bowlly, the first British “pop star” Al Bowlly (1899-1941) was the fi rst British “pop star”. He was born to Greek and Lebanese parents in what is now Mozambique, was brought up in...

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...

LESSON PLAN: Holiday destination

Level(s): (B1/B2) Intermediate/Upper-Intermediate Aimed at: Teenagers/young adults/adults Aims: To practise authentic listening skills/ Speaking/cultural focus Materials: Handout 1/ video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=twWrYhTov2E Answer Key: 1: Medieval history; 2: Delicious local food; 3: Outdoor adventure; 4: Awesome...

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...

Metodyczny recycling na fali

Nauka języka angielskiego jest nie tylko modna, ale i konieczna z uwagi na globalizację i mobilność wymagającą komunikacji w języku obcym. Łatwość dostępu do naturalnego środowiska językowego jak i kultury, obyczajów anglosaskich przez internet...

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,...

Lower primary classroom management

How to tame students? Many fledgling primary teachers very quickly realize that, whatever excellent teaching ideas they have, their lessons just don’t go the way they have planned them. It is very often caused...