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AROUND BRITAIN. WEBQUEST. Lesson Aims This webquest will help you to practise your reading skill, through which you will practise scanning for information and learn new vocabulary or phrases. You will also practise your speaking skills and researching skills.

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Around britain

AROUND BRITAIN

WEBQUEST

Student no: 12102589 Unit code: 44607000


Around britain

Lesson Aims

This webquest will help you to practise your reading skill, through which you will practise scanning for information and learn new vocabulary or phrases. You will also practise your speaking skills and researching skills.

SCANNING IS AN IMPORTANT SKILL, ESPECIALLY FOR READING IN TESTS.

By the end of this webquest you will have:

Student no: 12102589 Unit code: 44607000


Around britain

Introduction

Since you are now in Britain and it will be your home for the next few years, it will be useful for you to learn about the British cities, people and culture.

Before you begin the webquest discuss these points with your partner in turns:

  • The cities you have visited in Britain.

  • Is there a city you would like to visit and why?

  • Do you know any British food?

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Task watch the following clip you can watch it again if you need to http bcove me ms1fsipm

Task: Watch the following clip (You can watch it again if you need to)http://bcove.me/ms1fsipm

In your groups of three, discuss these questions and make a list of as many as you can see in the video:

  • How many interesting places and landmarks can you see in the video?

  • What kind of activities are there?

    Use these links below to help you with the words: (Make a note of them, so you can go back to it.)

  • Vocabulary help

  • Places in a city

  • Dictionary

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TaskNow you will answer the questions after reading about the topic by clicking on the links. Only look for key words to help you with the answers.

1. What are the names of the major cities in Britain?

CLICK HERE

2a. What types of holidays and breaks can you go on in Britain?

CLICK HERE

2b. What are the top five restaurants in Manchester and where are they located?

CLICK HERE

3a. How many colleges and universities can students attend in Birmingham?

CLICK HERE

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Task

3b. What types of local products that can be found in Birmingham?

CLICK HERE

4a. What are the top 10 shopping places in London?

CLICK HERE

4b. What types of events does the O2 arena hold?

CLICK HERE

5a. What is Liverpool famous for?

4b. Can you name some famous pop singers from Liverpool?

CLICK HERE

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Presentation and activities

Presentation and activities

Read about visiting places to help you with your presentation.

Try a crosswordactivity with clues, to help prepare you for your presentation.

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Process before you start your presentation

Process:Before you start your presentation:

  • decide which two cities you would like to visit?

  • find out about the two cities and write at least 3 reasons why you would like to go there? You may write more than 3.

  • do you have a city with similar attractions and things to do in your own country? If so what is the name of that city?

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Process

Process

  • Try to find a website which gives information about your city. This will help other students to find out more later on.

  • Don’t forget to write down points so you can present them later, you may use PowerPoint or Word for this.

  • Help each other to find the information, and one person from each group will present it at the end.

    DONT FORGET TO USE ALL THE LINKS TO HELP YOU!

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Self evaluation

Self Evaluation

Please tick the boxes if you:

  • feel that you understand how to scan for details when reading.

  • felt that working together made your task easier?

  • completed the tasks.

  • completed the process.

  • found the links useful to use.

  • enjoyed this webquest.

  • would like to do another webquest in the future.

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Evaluation rubric this rubric has been adapted from the mmu

EVALUATION RUBRIC: This rubric has been adapted from the MMU

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Conclusion

Conclusion

  • Well done for completing the web quest!

  • For more links to help you with your reading and vocabulary, click on the following:

  • Help with vocabulary, grammar and pronunciation

  • Practise reading online, with audio if needed

  • Phrases, everyday English

  • Dictionary

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References

References

  • http://bcove.me/ms1fsipm

  • http://www.vocabulary.cl/Basic/Places_City.htm

  • http://www.vocabulary.cl/Games/Places_City.htm

  • http://dictionary.cambridge.org/

  • http://www.visitbritain.com/en/Destinations-and-Maps/Cities-and-towns/

  • http://www.visitengland.com/ee/

  • http://www.visitmanchester.com/articles/top-5s/top-5-restaurant-2011/

  • http://visitbirmingham.com/what-to-do/for-students/

  • http://visitbirmingham.com/what-to-do/food-drink/

  • http://www.visitlondon.com/things-to-do/activities/shopping?ref=nav

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  • http://www.visitlondon.com/things-to-do/place/281376-o2-arena

  • http://www.visitliverpool.com/things-to-do/music-and-performance

  • http://www.holidaysbritain.com/

  • http://elt.oup.com/student/englishfile/preint3/vocabulary/describing_towns/vocabulary07_01?cc=gb&selLanguage=en

  • http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/grammar/learnit/learnitv248.shtml

  • http://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/eBooks/Into-the-Pyramid/

  • http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/

  • http://oxforddictionaries.com/

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