Planning a trip to an English speaking country? Ask an English 5 student for advice . . .

ec1On Monday, December 9, students from English 5 held an English-speaking countries travel exhibition.

Teams of students took on a specific country and then researched the history, culture, government, sights to see, and activities associated with their country.  Then, in the form of an exhibition table, students presented their findings in the form of travel packages.

Guests could visit each exhibition to choose between two packages of travel:

culture

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act

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Adventure or Cultural, as well as compare different price levels:  economy, average, luxury.

ec4First, students presented important and interesting information ec5about their country. Then, as a guest, we could ask questions. Aided by maps, digital presentations, traditional food, and much more … students were able to “sell” their countries to all visitors.

This assignment helps our students to excel in English.  From Skolverket, we know that:

Teaching in the subject of English should give students the
opportunities to develop the following:

The ability to express oneself and communicate in English in speech and
writing.  The ability to adapt language to different purposes, recipients and situations. And, the ability to discuss and reflect on living conditions, social issues and cultural features in different contexts and parts of the world where English is used.

This assignment did all that … and more!

About kristylundstrom

I currently work as Head at Viktor Rydberg Gymnasium in Djursholm. I am a student of learning. I am interested to see where it happens, when it happens, and how it happens. I am also a math and computer science teacher. I have lived in Belgium and in the USA. I really appreciate my multi-cultural environment - I believe it adds dynamics to our school.
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