Teaching Resources: Cities of the World

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Boston is at the same time one of the oldest - and youngest - cities of the United States. It is home to historical bildings and modern skyscrapers, a charming Little Italy neighborhood, the world-famous marathon and the first university of the USA. Watch this video to find out more and understand why people call Boston The City of Champions.


Known for one of the world’s oldest universities, Cambridge is also famous for its boat races against Oxford and for being the most bike-friendly city in the UK. It is a city for all seasons, where you can spend the day punting on the river Cam, explore Gothic architecture, or discuss issues of scientific interest during the Cambridge Science Festival held in March every year.



You may have heard that Edinburgh is one of the most welcoming cities in the world, with extremely friendly locals who are happy to help and guide tourists in visiting their city. People from around the world visit Edinburgh for its scenery, its World Heritage sites, its summer and winter festivals, and to maybe get a glimpse of a man in a skirt playing the bagpipes.


"When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford" said Samuel Johnson, a famous writer that called this amazing city home. People from all over the world have always been attracted to London for its diversity and vibrant atmosphere. A city for lovers, artists, jokers and rebels, it always offers something new and exciting.


San Francisco

Legendary originator of big-band jazz, Duke Ellington, often sang "I Left My Heart in San Francisco". That's because, besides being home to the Golden Gate Bridge, famous universities and cable cars, the "Fog City" also boasted a booming jazz scene in the early 20th centur


Ancient, mysterious, and arguably the most famous prehistoric monument in Europe, Stonehenge has astouded and confused people for centuries.
Who built it? How? For what purpose?
Find out more in this video, and you'll understand why this mystical place is also a very popular destination for families with children of all ages.


The Costwolds

Traveling the world is not just about visiting famous big cities. It is especially nice to discover hidden treasures in the countryside where ancient customs and traditions are still alive. This month, visit the Cotswolds with your class through our video of the month and discover the outstanding natural beauty of the English countryside.

U. S. National Parks

One of the best actions that governments can take to preserve wildlife is the creation of national parks.
The United States was the first country to establish this type of public park in 1872. Watch this video to find out which is the world's oldest national park, what animals inhabit the various parks, and why US national parks are like open-air museums.



Where do you go to see the famous White House, great museums, memorials and more? Washington DC, of course!
The political and cultural capital of the USA is also where Martin Luther King, Jr. gave his speech during the Civil Rights March in 1963. He delivered it from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, calling for an end to racism in the United States.