Thursday, 22 April 2010

St George's Day

The 23rd of April is England’s national day, St George’s Day.

Can you answer this question: According to legend, which mythical creature did St George kill or 'slay'?

a) a unicorn
b) a dragon
c) a griffin

Listen to this programme on St George's Day and don't forget to listen out for the answer at the end of the programme.

If you want to find out more about England, you can read the following text and browse through some of the websites I have listed below:



The England entry in Simple English Wikipedia.

The website of the English national tourism organization.

A page on St George’s Day from an excellent online project on Britain created by teachers and students at a school in England. There are numerous other pages with information about England.

A page on the red deer, England’s largest wild animal, from the website of the British Deer Society.

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