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People & Society

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What Kind of People?

You all know that we drink tea, wait in queues and talk about the weather a lot... so what else is there to learn?

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British People

A colourful pdf file with facts and statistics, produced by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (162kb). You need Adobe Reader.

Kestrel Books Brit Quiz

Multiple choice quiz about the British. You need Adobe Reader.

Learn About Britain

Articles in easy English at The Language Project.

Pets

Dogs

Superstitions

Birthdays

Famous People

A guide by Woodland Junior School.

David Beckham, The Beatles & King Arthur

Ethnic Diversity

An overview of multicultural Britain, produced by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (168kb). You need Adobe Reader.

Woodlands Junior School guide to multicultural Britain

Moving Here - 200 years of migration to England

Superstitions

Black cats, touching wood, walking under a ladder, and other things believed to bring good or bad luck.

Daily Life

Many simple and interesting articles from Woodlands Junior School.

Britain today

Education

Our education system explained, from primary school to postgraduates.

Brief outline of the education system

Questions and answers

Why are 'public' schools so-called?

Law and Order

A brief introduction to British police and the legal system.

Unusual Customs and Festivals

Read about some of the stranger traditions that have survived in British towns and villages.

Most Popular Children's Names

Names at Language Project

Living in the UK

The British Council's LearnEnglish website explores regional identities in the four parts of the UK.

Wales; Welsh Culture

Scotland; Scottish Culture

Northern Ireland; Northern Irish Culture

England; English Culture

 

 

 

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British Culture: Religion

 

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