finding out about about England and
all you've always wanted to know...
site about living in England by a French expat
interesting (in French)
a really complete guide to English
Travel through time and place with
Collect Britain's panorama of images from the
British Library's famous collections.
On line exercises
a collection of accents and dialects.
English is a name given to the form of English widely spoken
in and around London and, more generally, in the southeast of England
-- along the river Thames and its estuary. ...
Victorian Times: 1837-1901
Provides "an examination of the social, political, and
economic development of Great Britain in the Victorian era."
Subjects include health, education, housing, transportation,
industry, and labor and trade unions.
an overview for children
London in Victorian times
The aim of this exhibition of National Archives
materials is to encourage students to look critically at documentary
evidence of the past; to investigate and challenge interpretations and
views of the past; and to reach balanced conclusions based upon the
Kings and Queens of England
from 1485 to the Present
Monarchs of England - kings
and queens of England: lists, dates and links.
Collection of stories and opinion pieces about
Britain's royal family.
See what some junior school pupils
answered to the question
What would be the most fun about being a
king or a queen?
- Prince William at 18 -
features a photo and video gallery. From
The Royal Archive.
Prince William (stamps + biography)
if you want to find out the latest news about the Royals go
British Monarchy - official website.
The Prince of Wales - offical site of HRH The Prince
Royal Insight - monthly guide to the
life and work of Britain's Royal Family.
Camilla Parker Bowles - profile of Prince Charles'
The Queen mother a
Dickens, a listening exercise featuring the voice of Virginia
Woolf and some lighter material with ghosts and dungeons.
a 3 day's visit for a family in London
Alice in Wonderland, Tolkien, the discovery of penicillin, Radiohead,
Jacqueline Du Pré and Oxfam.