eLessons

  • Australia

    Published in April 2006

    British sailors first landed in Australia on ­­­­­­­29th April 1770, and European colonisation of the continent began eighteen years later with the establishment of the penal colony of New South Wales. In this lesson we’re going to learn a few facts about Australia’s geography, climate and population (both human and animal), and also pick up a little Australian slang.

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    • Teacher's Worksheets 0.09mb pdf
  • Mount Everest

    Published in May 2006

    This worksheet focuses on the highest mountain on earth, Mount Everest, the summit of which was reached for the first time by Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay on 29th May 1953.

    • British Versions
    • Student's Worksheets 0.02mb pdf
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    • Teacher's Worksheets 0.01mb pdf
  • World War II

    Published in June 2006

    This lesson focuses on World War II and, more particularly, one of its most important events, “D-Day”, which took place on 6th June 1944.

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    • Student's Worksheets 0.03mb pdf
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    • Teacher's Worksheets 0.02mb pdf
  • Princess Diana

    Published in July 2006

    This week’s lesson takes a look at one of the most famous women of the twentieth century: Diana, Princess of Wales. Her wedding to Prince Charles at St Paul’s Cathedral in London, an event that attracted one of the biggest ever global television audiences, took place on 29th July 1981

    • British Versions
    • Student's Worksheets 0.02mb pdf
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    • Teacher's Worksheets 0.02mb pdf
  • Bhutan

    Published in July 2006

    The subject of this week’s lesson is Bhutan, a small Buddhist country in the Himalayas.  It is distinguished by its geographical and cultural isolation: it has only had television since 1999, and its capital city, Thimphu, has the distinction of not containing a single traffic light. The country celebrates its independence day on 8th August.

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    • Student's Worksheets 0.02mb pdf
    • Student's Worksheets 0.04mb word
    • Teacher's Worksheets 0.02mb pdf
  • The King

    Published in July 2006

    The subject of this week’s lesson is “The King of Rock ’n’ Roll”, Elvis Presley, who died on 16th August 1977.

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    • Student's Worksheets 0.03mb pdf
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    • Teacher's Worksheets 0.02mb pdf
  • Hawaii

    Published in August 2006

    This lesson focuses on the beautiful Pacific islands of Hawaii. Admitted on 21st August 1959, Hawaii is the 50th state of the United States.

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    • Student's Worksheets 0.06mb pdf
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    • Teacher's Worksheets 0.02mb pdf
  • He had a dream…

    Published in August 2006

    This lesson focuses on Martin Luther King, the famous American civil rights leader who was tragically assassinated in April 1968. He was a superb orator, and perhaps his most well-known speech is the one that contained the lines beginning ‘I have a dream…’, delivered in Washington DC on 28th August 1963.

    • British Versions
    • Student's Worksheets 0.05mb pdf
    • Student's Worksheets 0.08mb word
    • Teacher's Worksheets 0.03mb pdf
  • U.S. History

    Published in September 2006

    This lesson focuses on the history of the United States. One of the United States’ most important events was the signing of the country’s constitution on 17th September 1787.

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    • Student's Worksheets 0.05mb pdf
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    • Teacher's Worksheets 0.02mb pdf
  • Car Crisis

    Published in September 2006

    With the European Union’s annual ‘Car Free Day’ approaching on 22nd September, this week’s lesson focuses on car use as an environmental issue. Are we creating a serious environmental problem by using cars as much as we do?

    • British Versions
    • Student's Worksheets 0.06mb pdf
    • Student's Worksheets 0.04mb word
    • Teacher's Worksheets 0.02mb pdf

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