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A ghost's guide to London: Episode 1: Camden

Lord Jeffrey, the Ghost of London, takes students on a thrilling audio tour of Camden. In this lesson students will: learn about Camden, past and present; practise listening for gist and reconstructing audio stories from memory; compare and contrast standard forms of English with colloquial expressions and then practise these expressions in a personalized speaking task; prepare personalized anecdotes about a favourite concert or club night.

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  • I'm thrilled with this page and its quality. I´ve had a great time checking the contents.

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  • Hello Lorevad,

    Thank you so much for your feedback. We are so pleased you are happy with this resource.

    Best wishes and happy teaching!

    The onestopenglish team

  • Hi Sam,

    Yes please do go ahead. We love Kahoot here :-)

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  • Hello, I want to use the vocabulary taught here in a Kahoot!. Is that ok?

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  • Teach in a 6th form college with international students. Most of them have done their GCSE's so looking forward to doing something a bit more chilled with them. Thanks

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  • Hi,
    This lesson worked well with both by intermediate and upper intermediate students. We ended up having lots of discussion about the differences between a British Xmas and those elsewhere.

    I am waiting for Episode 2 with impatience!

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  • I just did this with my Upper Intermediate uni students today and they really enjoyed it, particularly the part where they had to construct and perform the dialogue. We ran out of time so we didn't do the last speaking activity.

    It would be useful if the lesson plan also includes the estimated duration of the lesson (this took me about 2 whole teaching hours).

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  • Just did the first lesson today. I was quite skeptical about using this lesson with my university students here in Beijing, but it's really been one of the best lessons that I've done with them for a long time - students were engaged and interested (no one was playing on their phones during the whole thing), and loved the dialogue writing activity and performances.

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  • Wonderful material!! My students were really engaged with the story and the tasks. I have already recommended it to my colleagues. Thank you very much! We're looking for episode 2!!!

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  • thank you for an interesting and entertaining listening for my students who would like to visit London, much discussion about the history of London and follow up activities.

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  • From Luke and myself we'd just like to say thank you for all the positive feedback for the Camden episode. We really enjoyed creating the series and it's great to see the response! We hope you like the other episodes too!

    Many thanks,

    James Vyner

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