A Learn more about England / America 
The more you know more about country, the better you understand articles written by its authors.

Angry Computer cartoon A1 Find out what you know about England and America (A2/B1)

England and America 

First read carefully!
http://a4esl.org/q/h/holidays.htm

Choose from “Some quizzes that have not yet been sorted” : Britain and the British and General knowledge quiz about the USA.
Then choose from “Trivia quizzes” : US trivia and More US trivia. 


Now surf to  http://a4esl.org/q/h/grammarp.html
Do the 4 quizzes titled “United Kingdom”.  


America  

http://www.historyteacher.net/USQuizMainPage.htm

Lots of quizzes, choose what appeals to you. Don´t forget the quiz about US presidents (at the bottom)!

 

 

  A2 Cito information on England and America: what you are expected to know for your reading exam. (B1/B2)

Use a Cito exam book, look up the chapter kennis van land en volk and do the three quizzes below with the help of the information in this chapter.
Alternatively, if you don't have the Cito book, use the internet to check your answers.
Ask your teacher for a printed version of the quizzes.
Quiz 1, Quiz 2, Quiz 3 Answers: Quiz 1, Quiz 2, Quiz 3
If you have found the answers to the 1st or 3rd quiz, please mail them to rinablijdorp(at)gmail.com! 

 

  Angry Computer cartoon A3 Watch ducumentaries (B1/B2)

Watch documentaries about England and write/draw a 1-page summary/scheme.
Royal Britain (50 minutes)

Or find your own by using Google and youtube.

 

 

Angry Computer cartoon A4 Watch youtube-films about England (B2/C1)

Take a piece of paper and take notes (or draw a scheme) to collect the information given in these videos. Preserve these notes in your file.

Very funny, gives lots of useful (and useless) information, helps to improve yours listening skills as well. Not easy though!

The (Secret) City of London Part 1- History

The Difference between the United Kingdom, Great Britain and England Explained

The True Cost of the Royal Family Explained

Primary Elections Explained

How Scotland Joined Great Britain