Saturday, August 25, 2012

A Guide to the UK in 212 Words

What do people visiting the UK for the Olympics need to know about the nation's quirks, habits and rules? The British obsession with talking about the weather is much discussed, but there are a host of other oddities and complexities that visitors might do well to acquaint themselves with.

This was a project launched by the BBC and here are the links to the two sections. Remember you have to choose one 'quirk' and talk about it in class. You are welcome to do more research on that. (Don't forget to post here which topic you have chosen, so that nobody else chooses the same one.)

First Part

Second Part