What will you find in the British Studies Web Pages?
We plan to offer you material which can be used in English language
classes, for discussion or for other activities. You can view the
material on screen or, if you prefer, you can print it out and use it on
paper. You will find:
Seventeen editions of the pages have been produced so far: "Views
of Britain", "Festivals", "Youth
Culture", "Education", "Government", "Myths, Legends, Fantasy...",
"Sport", "Health", "Identity", "2001 - Back to the Future?" (a special millenium edition), "The Countryside", "Holidays", "Heritage", "Multilingual World", "Media", "Food" and "Science".
facts about the UK
texts and articles in English
extracts from British books
pictures and cartoons
ideas for classroom activities
- quizzes and games
- academic articles
notes on the teaching of cultural studies
links to other interesting web sites
a letters page for you to send us comments and questions
We hope that these pages will grow and change to suit your needs.
For this to happen, we depend on your feedback and ideas. So please
let us have your comments, questions and suggestions!
Tips for using these web pages
Costs of phone calls incurred using the WWW can be expensive especially
if access time is slow. You may find that observing the following points
will speed up access to the site and cut your costs:
Cut phone costs by accessing the site at times when the WWW is least likely
to be busy (late evening, early morning).
Turn off the 'images' option in your browser. Images can take extra time
to load! If you are not sure how to do this ask a friend who does, to do
it for you or use the HELP menu on your browser to find out.
Cut costs by reading the pages offline rather than online. To do this follow
the process outlined below:
Connect to the site
Scan the site for the page/s you are interested in
Use the SAVE option on the FILE Menu to save it/them to the hard disk on
Close down your connection
Use your browser (Netscape, Internet Explorer etc) to read the pages offline
Use the PRINT option on the FILE menu to print the pages out if you want
to read hard copy
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