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Yeee Gon Haw! na g mys et e a bu lf rger !


MESSAGE FROM: CSI CHIEF INSPECTOR CS

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MISSION:

FIND OUT THE ANSWERS.

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Is it all English?


English... hmm...


Hello, my name is Carl Walker and I’m from England. I’m 9 years old like my friend Mark from Scotland.


Hiya, my name is Mark McGregor and I’m from Scotland. I’m 9 years old like my friend Peter from Northern Ireland.


Hello, my name is Peter O’Reily and I’m from Northern Ireland. I’m 9 years old like my friend Daffyd from Wales.


Hello, my name is Daffyd Llewelyn and I’m from Wales. I’m 9 years old like my friend Connor from the Republic of Ireland.


Hi, my name is Connor O’Maley and I’m from the Republic of Ireland. I’m 9 years old like my friend Leonard from the United States of America.


Hi, my name is Leonard Goldberg and I’m from the USA. I’m 9 years old like my friend Mick from Australia.


Hiya, mate. My name is Mick Dundee and I’m from Australia. I’m 9 years old like my friend Nelson from South Africa.


Hello, my name is Nelson Botha and I’m from South Africa. I’m 9 years old .


I’m confused. There are so many countries, accents and cultures.


Can you I’m me help confused. on this mission?


ACTIVITY 1 Work in pairs.

>

Now that you have listened to some different “englishes�, try to play the role of one of them.

> Introduce yourself, choosing one of the accents.


ACTIVITY 2 >

Help me locating English speaking countries on the map.

> Match them with their flags and names.

> On your map, colour the english speaking countries and write down their names.


ENGLAND Capital City: London Big Ben

Royal Guard

Dan (Ha iel Ra d rry Pot cliff ter )

Stonehenge

SCOTLAND Capital City: Edinburgh

Balmo

ral

Bag

pipe

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Sir Alex Fergus on

Loch Ness

ACTIVITY 3 Individual work.

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Place the photos that Joe took in each country..

> There is a famous person, a tourist attraction, a monument and a curiosity.


D ENGLAN on ity: Lond C l a it p a C

Big Ben

rd Royal Gua

Danie l (Harr Radcliff y Pot ter) Stonehenge

AND SCOTL urgh : Edinb y it C l Capita

Balmoral

ss Loch Ne Bagpip

er

rguson Sir Alex Fe


Belfa

st Ci ty H all

Liam Neeson (Jedi Knight)

Giant’s C auseway

nd rn Irela e h t r o N ast ity: Belf Capital C Leprechaun

Chris tian Ba (Bat man le )

Centre Wales Millennium

dils

Daffo

Gweynedd

Wales rdiff Capital City: Ca


Re

e Bar

l Temp

pu

b pit lic o al Cit f Ire y: Du land blin

Ca

Sham

rock

Dublin Castle

Niall Horan

e Mount Rushmor

Cowboys

z

ena

Sel

e Gom

The Wh ite Hou se

ca Ameri f o s .C. State gton, D in United h s a City: W Capital


Kang

aroo

Hugh Jackman (Wolverine) Great Barrier Reef

ia tral berra s u A an ty: C i C l ita

Cap

se Sidney Opera Hou

al Park

Nation Kruger Nelson Mandela

Vuvuzela

Castle o f Good H ope

Sou Capit th Afric al Cit a y: Pr etori a


ACTIVITY 4 >

Help me filling in the report and send it to Chief Inspector.

1) What’s the capital city of England?  Pretoria  Washington, D.C.  London

7) When I see a shamrock, I think of...  Ireland  Australia  South Africa

2) The UK is formed by how many countries?  2  3  4

8) What’s the name of the creature in the welsh flag?  Turtle  Dragon  Horse

3) The countries in the UK are...  USA and England  Australia and South Africa  England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland

9) The kangaroo is a typical animal from...  England  Northern Ireland  Australia

4) What’s the capital city of the USA?  Belfast  Washington, D.C.  Cardiff

10) Where was FIFA’s World Cup in 2010?  South Africa  Republic of Ireland  Wales

5) What are the colours in the scottish flag?  Green, white and red  Yellow, black and red  White and blue

11) How many english speaking countries have we visited in our mission?  5  6  8

6) What’s the name of the famous lake in Scotland that is said to host a monster?  Loch Ness  Lake Water  Lake Hulk


ACTIVITY 5 >

Research Project

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At home, with your parents, try to find another english speaking country. Bring to class images of the flag, the capital city, a famous person, a monument, a tourist attraction and a curiosity.

>

Ask your teacher to send it to me...


Thank you for your help! I’ll be back for more adventures!


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