Window on Britain: AN INTRODUCTION TO BRITAIN

MajaS29 October 25, 2018

Task description & scene summary

Task description:
Learners watch and listen to this clip about Britain and answer questions along the way.
Scene summary:
Leonie Dodd takes us on tour around Britain, where we get to know the most popular towns, the capital city and some other things about Britain.
Video length: 5 minutes 20 seconds
Student types:
Vocabulary:
Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution License
First published: 2018-10-25, 18:53:34 (GMT+1)
About the author
I believe in positive energy. In honest smiles. I believe in children's innocence. And in love. Pure, beautiful, breathtaking. I believe that good deeds always bring good consequences. And this is how I live. Every day - surrounded with positive energy and smiling people. With love and sunshine... And I know it shows on my learners and my work. <3

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Video quiz questions (printable)

1) Which countries make up the UK?

Fill the gap: England, ________________________ and Northern Ireland.

2) What's the population of the UK?

  • 49 million.
  • Over 58 million.
  • About 3 million.

3)

Put the words in order: the live London, people city. million capital in 7

4) Where can you find the Queen's head?

Answer the question using your own words

5)

Match the items:
Yorkport, The Beatles
Stratford-upon-Avonbeautiful cathedral and narrow streets
Edinburghold castle
Liverpoolbirthplace of William Shakespeare

6)

Correct the wrong word: Cambridge and Oxford are both famous for their blocks of flats and their bicycles.

7) How much of Britain is farmland?

  • Over 57%.
  • Over 17%.
  • Over 75%.

8) Where's the Lake Disctrict?

Fill the gap: In the ________________________ of England.

9) What is Stonehenge?

Answer the question using your own words

10)

Put the words in order: 20% Wales too. population in speak of About Welsh the

11) How many islands are there in the UK?

Answer the question using your own words

12) The Channel Tunnel connects...

  • England to France and Belgium.
  • England to Ireland.
  • France to the USA.

About the author

I believe in positive energy. In honest smiles. I believe in children's innocence. And in love. Pure, beautiful, breathtaking. I believe that good deeds always bring good consequences. And this is how I live. Every day - surrounded with positive energy and smiling people. With love and sunshine... And I know it shows on my learners and my work. <3

KIERAN DONAGHY ABOUT ISLCOLLECTIVE VIDEO QUIZZES:

"iSLCollective Interactive Video Quizzes are highly engaging and motivating multimodal texts for English language students to learn vocabulary and improve their listening skills. They are the perfect complement to the creative and innovative lesson plans on Film English."

Kieran Donaghy,
Creator of FilmEnglish.com, a site with hundreds of high quality, free ESL/EFL lesson plans created around short films

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Tetiana3222
2019-03-17 16:17:36
Thanks a lot
Eviek
2019-03-17 16:58:47
Thank you, a very interesting activity.
Renat_27
2020-03-25 16:31:30
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marianocerrutti
2020-03-25 21:34:38
Thankyou miss
tundepasztor
2020-05-27 06:56:20
I really thank you for your great video lesson!!
vilmonce
2020-06-06 15:11:28
Thanks, the tour was amazing