It’s time to get to know Great Britain and London and places of interest. Your goal is to become a London Tour Guide. A group of students will follow you around London (at our school) and stop at different places to hear more about London Eye, Big Ben and Hyde Park.
- What do you know about the United Kingdom?
- What do you know about England?
- The London Map.
- A London Tour Guide.
- Big Ben.
- London Eye.
- Madame Tussauds.
- Hyde Park.
- Jack the Ripper.
- The London Tour. EXTRA: Make your own London Tour Guide-movie (green screen).
I spend 9-10 weeks to do this. 1-4 (3 weeks) 5-9 (5 weeks) 10 (1-2 weeks).
Get your own guide book to take notes on your students work!
START London Tour Guide
Now it’s time to become a London Tour Guide.
This song starts every lesson, two times a week.
INTRO SONG: “Big Ben is not a tower Big Ben is not a clock”
1. What do you know about the United Kingdom?
We will start by getting to know The United Kingdom.
Color The Union Jack and the Great Britain Map.
Google Earth. Languages. Countries. Oceans/Seas. Islands.
Youtube: UK Introcuction
Youtube: Get to know Britain
2. What do you know about England?
3. The London Map.
Let’s take a closer look at London, and some classic sightseeing spots.
We will color our map and talk about places we have talked about.
All students use google to ad their own spots.
VisitBritain “Top 10 things to do”
4. A London Tour Guide.
Say Hello to Lucy! A 22 year old women who works as a London Tour Guide. She lives in Tottenham with her family. (I dress up in a white shirt and a blue-red tie)
How to introduce yourself as a guide.
Read the text.
Make your own presentation.
A London Tour Operator: Fun London Tours
Print your badge: LTG_badge
5. Big Ben
VisitLondon “Big Ben”
Discovery UK “The Mechanical Genius of Big Ben”
YT “What’s inside the Big Ben?”
BBC “Big Ben chimes”
Wikipedia: “Big Ben”
How to draw “Big Ben” (easy)
How to draw “Big Ben” (difficult)
“Peppa Pig goes to London”
WORDS: clock tower, massive bell, weighs, four clock faces, illuminated, chimes, tall, steps, landmark, dial, high, the north end of, the hour hand, the minute hand,
6. London Eye
Visit London “London Eye”
Londoneye.com “londoneye.com” (+ educational visits)
YT: “Walk with me Tim”
YT: “How to draw London Eye” (easy)
YT: “How to draw London Eye” (difficult)
YT: “BF Minecraft”
Wikipedia “London Eye”
YT “Miles around London” (Childrens book)
WORDS: ferris wheel, millennium wheel, capsules, passenger, tour, panoramic view, ticket, adult, child, open, close,
7. Hyde Park
WORDS: park, gate, corner, lake, animals, lawn, midnight, playground,
Students from Årstaskolan travel to London and BETT, January 2015. Here, rehearsing in Hyde Park.
8. Madame Tussauds
Visitlondon “Madame Tussauds”
YT: “Madame Tussauds London full tour” Walk with me Tim.
YT: “Madame Tussauds a Walkthrough”
YT: “The making of Adele’s wax figure”
YT: “Making the Lady Gaga wax figure”
Wikipedia “Madame Tussauds”
WORDS: museum, ticket, line, wax dolls, sculpture, lifelike figures, celebrities, sport stars, world leader, history,
9. Jack the Ripper
Visitlondon “Jack the Ripper Walking Tour”
Museum “Jack the Ripper Museum”
Jacktheripper.org “Jack the Ripper”
YT: “Jack the Ripper – Draw My Life”
YT: “Jack the Ripper by ESL Students”
Wikipedia: “Jack the Ripper”
YT: “How to Draw JtR Tattoo Style”
YT: “The JTR Documentary”
WORDS: murderer, victims, women, innocent, prostitutes, serial killer, unknown, 1888, kill, poor, area, letter, suspects, the ripper, corp, witness, hat, coat, assasin, anatomy,
10. TEST – The London Tour (speaking)
Get ready to do your own London Tour.
Practice how to introduce yourself as a guide, and pick three sightseeing spots from your guide book (our five).
Say hello to your group of tourists and start the tour.