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1ST TERM EUROPEAN CULTURE 14 15

TASK 1

Last year you learned many things about Scotland. Look at the chart and see if you can remember what these Scottish words mean.

Wordle: SCOTTISH WORDS
Wordle: SCOTTISH WORDS

Watch this video. AULD LANG SYNE Do you recognize anybody?
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The 18th September this year is an important day for Scotland. Find out why. Write a paragraph explaning what where when, who ...Include it in your Google Drive document.Who can vote? Who can´t? Answer the question using the following words: abroad, foreign, foreigner.

WATCH THIS VIDEO: As we can´t watch the video, let´s read the text together

http://www.bbc.com/news/events/

REMEMBER THE WORD TURNING POINT. What doers it mean?You are looking at Turning points in History in class
Open a new document and do the next task

VOCABULARY 1

This page will help you with your History and European Culture classes
INFORMATION AND VOCABULARY ON ELECTIONS:
REFERENDUM TEXT


LEARN ABOUT SCOTLAND AND TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE

SCOTLAND I
Remember thr documents you should have shared with your teacher so far:
1- COUNTRIES
2- VOCABULARY 1
3- SCOTLAND 1

Scottish music

You can listen to Scottish music at the bottom of this page:
SCOTTISH MUSIC
Mull of Kintyre
Scotland the Brave
Amazing Grace
Auld Lang Syne


TASK 2 October


IRELAND
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WHO WAS MICHAEL COLLINS?
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Open a new document in Google Drive. Find information on who he was and answer the following questions:



NAME OF THE DOCUMENT:

Michael Collins

PUT PARTS A, B AND D IN THE SAME DOCUMENT

A- ANSWER THESE QUESTIONS.

1- Where and when was he born?
2- How old was his father when he was born?
3- Where did he work in England?
4- When did he go back to Ireland?

Here´s a link to his biography :
http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/michael_collins.htm

B- FIND THESE PLACES IN DUBLIN: Just include a picture and a short explanation. Why is each famous?
Remember, we want to know the relevance of places 1 and 2 connected to Michel Collins´s days.
1- The Four CourtsThe Castle (What is it?)
2- The GPO (What is it?)
3- Ha´penny Bridge
4- Kilmainham Gaol
5- Trinity College
6- Dun Laoghaire

C- OPEN A NEW DOCUMENT. NAME IT VOCABULARY 2

Look for the following words that appear in the film .
Include them in one of your VOCABULARY documents:

TRUCE, CASUALTIES, ASSAULT, FIASCO, G-MAN, BRIEF, CABINET, STEPPING STONE,



Remember: The following tasks will be part of your English mark.
Paragraphs,
Vocabulary 1
Vocabulary 2
Review on the film :MIchael Collins

TASK 3

Let´s travel to Ireland

OPEN A NEW DOCUMENT IN DRIVE. NAME IT THE IRELAND TOUR taken from EGO4U

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  • Click on the names of the towns, cities, places and answer the questions.