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Languages online: Indonesian section 26: days and months

This set of nine interactive activities from the Languages online resource helps students practise the days of the week and the months of the year. The main language points are asking and saying what day it is, saying what people do on a particular day, saying which months birthdays fall in and saying that a special event ...

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Languages online: Indonesian section 27: saying the date

This set of nine interactive activities from the Languages online resource helps students practise saying and writing dates. The key language points addressed in the activities are asking and saying what the date is and the date of a particular occasion, including the language structure for talking about birthdays. In addition, ...

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BBC Bitesize: time - revision

This is a set of information sheets on time measurement ideas, including units and the relationship between them, 12- and 24-hour clocks, calendars and timetables. Practice and test questions with answers are provided. This resource is one of a series of online resources from the BBC's Bitesize collection.

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Celebrating a new baby

Have you ever visited a new baby? Come along with Levi as he meets his baby sister for the first time. Find out why people get so excited when a new baby arrives. Find out how families let people know about a new baby.

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Can you write the date of your birthday?

Do you know how to write the date? See the way it is done. You need to include the day, month and year. Can you write the date of your own birthday now?

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Goodies from Greece for a New Year feast in 1983

See how a Greek family cooked traditional biscuits for their New Year feast in 1983. Stevie, his mother Maria and grandmother Martina, all work together. What will they hide in the cake for good luck?

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Festive feasts: foods for Christmas in 1983

Australians serve many different foods at Christmas time, and this often depends on where their families have come from. This clip from 1983 shows an English Christmas roast dinner and food for a traditional Italian Christmas feast. Do you eat any special foods at this time of year?

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What's in a year?

You may know of the four seasons. In the southern parts of Australia the year is often divided up into spring, summer, autumn and winter. But what about other parts of Australia? Find out what seasons they have in northern Australia. See how the year is divided into months and shown as a calendar. You'll also see how many ...

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Indigenous seasons across northern Australia

Aboriginal communities across northern and western Australia have helped to develop seasonal calendars based on their ecological knowledge. The calendars link meteorological patterns with changes in plant and animal life across the year.

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Seasons with Dirtgirl!

Do you know how many seasons there are in a year? Watch this video as Dirtgirl explains the seasons in some countries. Did you know that in Australia there is more than one way of describing seasons? Find out what they are.

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Moshi moshi: sayonara, Yoko! [Windows version]

Confirm arrangements for a farewell party. Customise a mobile phone with your own welcome message, ring tones and other settings. Use phone menus and message logs to communicate with friends. Reply to text messages and voice mail by sending an address, calendar entry or photo. This learning object is one in a series of ...

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Moshi moshi: join the band [Windows version]

Confirm arrangements for your band's practice sessions and concert performance. Customise a mobile phone with your own welcome message, ring tones and other settings. Use phone menus and message logs to communicate with friends and agents. Reply to text messages and voice mail by sending an address, calendar entry or photo. ...

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Wei: festival [Windows version]

Customise a mobile phone with your own welcome message, ring tones and other settings. Use phone menus and message logs to communicate with friends. Reply to text messages and voice mail by sending an address, calendar entry or photo. Confirm arrangements for meeting at a festival. This learning object is one in a series ...

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Wei: movie [Windows version]

Customise a mobile phone with your own welcome message, ring tones and other settings. Use phone menus and message logs to communicate with friends. Reply to text messages and voicemail by sending an address, calendar entry or photo. Confirm arrangements for meeting at a cinema. This learning object is one in a series of ...

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Wei: band [Windows version]

Customise a mobile phone with your own welcome message, ring tones and other settings. Use phone menus and message logs to communicate with friends. Reply to text messages and voicemail by sending an address, calendar entry or photo. Confirm arrangements to see the school band's performance. This learning object is one ...

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Tai hao le! Let's play

Explore sports and leisure activities such as basketball, table tennis and flying kites. Listen to children's answers to the question, 'What sport do you like?' Match the correct activity to each child. Explore the sporting preferences of a group of children. Listen to their answers to a question about each sport and match ...

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Tai hao le! Let's play: shall we go somewhere?

Listen to the telephone conversation between two children. Match speech bubbles of the conversation to the correct person speaking in each scene. This learning object is the last in a series of three objects. The series is also packaged as a combined learning object.

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Hebat! Let's play

Explore sports and leisure activities such as basketball, table tennis and flying kites. Listen to children's answers to the question 'What sport do you play?' Match each child to an activity. Explore the sporting preferences of a group of children. Listen to their answers to a question about each sport and match each response ...

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Hebat! Let's play: shall we go somewhere?

Listen to a telephone conversation between two children. Match speech bubbles of the conversation to the person speaking in each scene. This learning object is the last in a series of three objects. The series is also packaged as a combined learning object.

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Zou ba! Visiting China: length of the visit

Watch two friends talking about a holiday to China. Explore how they talk about the length of their visit. Investigate how to describe a time period in days and months. Answer questions about spending time in another country such as Australia, Japan, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Italy or Canada. This learning object is one in a series ...