lunes, 7 de abril de 2014

Let's travel to London!

Warming Up!


Let's pack first!

1. Write down ten items you would take with you in your suitcase if you travelled to London.

2. In pairs, negotiate a combined list and pick just ten items. Reach a consensus.

3. Justify your choices to the class.


Let's travel to London!

GENERAL LIST OF LONDON TOURS

Here is a general list of tours with possible visits. Students have to select one route and some research about. Here are the instructions you have to follow to do this task:

  1. Make groups of three.
  2. You will have to create a presentation of at least 20 slides
  3. Start describing the most important places I the route you have chosen (you might add more if you please)
  4. Your description must be clear and concise. This is not a copy and paste exercise, so you have to describe the place in your own words. Copy work will be punished.
  5. At the end of the presentation you will have to add a quiz with 10 more slides containing a test with 10 questions with four possible answers about the places in your presentation

GUIDED TOUR 1 : THE SEAT OF POWER

1. Westminster Abbey:
2. The Houses of Parliament and the Big Ben
3. Westminster Hall
4. Whitehall:
5. Downing Street,
6. Scotland Yard…
7. The London eye

TOUR 2: ROYAL LONDON

  1. Westminster Abbey
  2. St. James’s Park
  3. Queen Victoria Memorial
  4. Buckingham Palace
  5. Wellington Arch
  6. Hyde Park ( Speaker’s Corner)
  7. Kensington Gardens
  8. Kensington Palace

TOUR 3: THE CITY, ST PAUL´S, TOWER & RIVER TRIP

  1. The city (Mansion House, the Monument, St Mary-le- Bow, the Royal Exchange…)
  2. St Paul´s cathedral
  3. The Tower of London
  4. London Bridge
  5. River trip from Tower to Parliament.


TOUR 4: TRAFALGAR SQUARE & STRAND

  1. Trafalgar Square: Nelson’s Column
  2. National Gallery and National Portrait Gallery,
  3. Covent Garden
  4. The Tate Modern
  5. The Globe theatre



ROUTE 5 : CITY CENTRE

1. British Museum and Library
2. British Library
3. Soho
4. Oxford Street
5. Picadilly Circus
6. Harrods
7. Charles Dickens House


HERE IS A LIST OF POSSIBLE WEBSITES YOU CAN USE TO FIND THIS INFORMATION: