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Poems on the tube

Transport for London use poetry to try and encourage people to be aware and more considerate of each other while travelling on the London underground.

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A VISIT OF LONDON

Let’s visit London! Click on the map to see the names of the places and monuments A video : 10 things you need to know about London! The official city guide = http://www.visitlondon.com/ A map on which you can click to see photos = http://www.panoramicearth.com/1/London/The%20London%20Map

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DIAMOND JUBILEE

This weekend, a lot of people around the world are celebrating the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee (60 years of reign). The official website : http://www.thediamondjubilee.org/ To know more about Elizabeth II and the 60 years of her reign, you can have a look at the timeline : http://www.thediamondjubilee.org/timeline (in which we learn that Mickael Jackson died … Continuer la lecture »

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BEAN AND THE GUARD

    Changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace       Comme le disait Justine, les gardes n’ont pas le droit de bouger… jusqu’à la relève!

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THE LONDON UNDERGROUND

Official site of the London underground : http://www.tfl.gov.uk/ The map of the London underground The colours and the names of the lines The history of the « Tube » in 4 videos (commencer la 2ème vidéo à 6’35)

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AT THE GLOBE THEATRE

 Many plays by William Shakespeare were played at the Globe Theatre in London, on the south bank of the river Thames. This theatre was built in 1599. It burnt down in 1613. It was rebuilt, but then it was destroyed by the Puritans in 1644. It was built again in 1996, and you can now … Continuer la lecture »

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