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History

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Step back in Time

Learn more about British and world history, and teach yourself useful vocabulary for this topic.

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UK History for English Learners

History Guide at UKStudentLife.com

A guide for international students, covering British history from ancient times to the modern era. Go>

Famous Britons

Read about some of the most famous British people in history, including Churchill, Darwin and King Arthur. Go>

Famous Britons Quiz

Try this crossword to test your knowledge. Go>

History of Britain Quiz

A multiple-choice educational adventure. Go>

 

 

Learn History Vocabulary

Geography and History Vocabulary

Click on 'Geography and history' and choose your topic.  When you have completed a page, click on the numbers at the bottom of the screen to move to the next one.

American Revolution

French Revolution

Middle Ages

Politics and government

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History Articles - British Council

Choose an article, do a comprehension activity and double-click any word to read its definition.

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History Websites

The History Channel

Videos, audio and articles from the TV station's website. Largely in American English. This website has video This website has sound Go>

BBC History

Famous People

History Trails - choose your topic

For Kids

British History Timeline

Kings and Queens Timeline

World Wars

Audio & Video

British Museum - World Cultures

Explore exhibits from the famous museum online. Special sections:

Ancient China

Ancient Egypt

Mesopotamia

 

 

Fun & Games

Who is That?

A multiple choice quiz testing your knowledge of famous scientists. Go>

BBC History - Games

Have fun learning.  Recommended games include:

Viking Quest

Who Wants To Be a Cotton Millionaire?

Survive Dickens' London - meet the city and the characters of 19th century novelist Charles Dickens.

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BBC History - Multimedia Zone

Games, audio, video, galleries, animations and virtual tours.  A lot to explore!

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Download Cortona - for virtual tours

 

 

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British Culture: History

 

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