This activity is all about manners and etiquette. This can be an interesting topic to discuss with your students, especially if there are cultural differences regarding norms of behaviour between the country you're working in and the UK.
This activity was first published on the British Council's Language Assistant website.
In the project students can find out more about all the planets, focus on one individual planet (Saturn) in a fun way, listen and/or read a story about a planet (The Cold Planet) and finally produce a creative and enjoyable piece of art work based on what they have learnt.
Invent a Planet is an idea for project work for young learners based on the materials available on our site for young learners
Sports Mixer is an online game for young learners on the British Council's site for young learners, LearnEnglish Kids. In the game children will practise vocabulary related to sports clothes and equipment.
Louise Cooper’s stories usually have a twist in the tale, and this is no different. It starts off ordinarily enough with a king, a crying princess and a poor suitor for the princess’s hand. So, what happens to cheer the princess up? Probably not what you think.
This kit is part of a new section from BritLit, and is in response to teachers’ enquiries.
All around the world children love listening to and reading fairy tales in their mother tongue. Whatever the reason, fairy tales provide both children and teachers with a familiar starting point from which to explore stories in a second language.
This kit contains a variety of resources, from text and tasks to illustrations, flashcards and presentations, for you to download and use in your classroom.
Many of our teenage students now have mobile phones and enjoy sending text messages to each other. This activity introduces them to some English text messages that they could start to use with their friends