Do you haggis?
Author: Maite García-Saavedra Valle
DescriptionGetting to know Edinburgh
Grade Level College / Adult
Curriculum Foreign Language
Hi there!My name´s Nessie. I bet you know who I am. I´m the monster of Loch Ness, but don´t believe all stories you hear about me. As you know, I´ve been living in this deep "loch"(that´s the Scottish word for lake) for ages and I need your help to bury the legend´s been going on for such a long time.In this Webquest you´ll have to find out some details about Scotland and Edimburgh if you want to rescue me.
If you want to help me, you´ll have to accomplish the following tasks, please, HELP! I´m completely soaked now and I really need to go to a hotter place.What do you know about Scotland?1. What´s the capital city?2. What´s the currency?3. What languages do they speak?4. What´s a kilt?5. What are bagpipes?6. What Scottish drink is famous?7. What´s haggis?8. When is the Edimburgh Festival?9. What´s the name of a very famous Scottish writer who is still alive? 10. What´s the name of the traditional dancing in Scotland?
This is the way you need to proceed:1. In groups of 3 people try to answer the questions in the Task section2. Write them down on the answer sheet you can download from the resources section3. The more answers you get right, the most likely you are to succeed in rescueing Nessie and becoming a real Scottish man/woman!
Next day, you ll have to show your partners how much you´ve learnt about Scotland. Check your information with your team.So, do you haggis? Did you rescue Nessie?
Target learners: Pre-intermediate/Intermediate studentsStudents should get to know the UK and its culture. This Webquests belongs to a Didactic Unit aimed at learning how to describe a place and planning a holiday.Once the task is completed, they should be aware of the different cultures in the UK and how to describe a town in terms of food, people and weather.