Planet Britain
Een lessencyclus door Bas Trimbos gebaseerd op de CD-ROM van de Britse ambassade. De CD-ROM Planet Britain 2000 is helaas niet meer verkrijgbaar bij de Britse Ambassade in Den Haag.

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1. Street culture
Britain has a reputation for setting trends in fashion, design and graphics. In this section find out about Britain`s vibrant street culture. Click onto the website for more information on: London Fashion Week; British Designers; British Fashion Schools; Street Markets and Shopping; Magazines; Digital World; Contemporary Issues (= hedendaagse zaken) and Comedy.

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2. Arts, design & media
Britain is widely recognised as the design workshop of the world and there has been a creative revolution in the visual arts, cinema, drama and dance scenes. Click onto the website for more information on; Architecture; Contemporary Art; Ballet; Contemporary Dance; Design; Broadcast Media; Film; Literature and Theatre.

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3. Science & Technology
Britain has won over 70 Nobel Prizes for Science (=wetenschap) and since 1946 an estimated 20% of all inventions have been made in Britain. Click onto the website for more information on: Medical Science; Telecommunications and Electronics; Aerospace and Engineering; Energy and the Environment; Big Science; New Sciences; Millennium Products; Nobel Prize Winners; Schools and Publications.

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4. Sports
Football, rugby, cricket, tennis, golf, snooker and horse racing originated in Britain and are now played all over the world. Click onto the website for more information on: Athletics; Cricket; Extreme/Alternative Sports; Football; Golf; Motor Sports; Racing; Raquet Sports; Rugby and Snooker.

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5. Business
Britain is the world`s fifth largest trading nation and the City of London (= een gedeelte van Londen waar veel zaken wordt gedaan) is the world`s leading international financial centre. Click onto the website for more information on: The City; Mainstream Industries; Horizon Industries; Getting Started; International Investment; Business Media; Schools and Colleges.

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6. Studying
Education is Britain`s number one priority and Britain has one of the world`s most respected and vibrant student communities. Click onto the website for more information on: The British Council; BBC World Service; Distance Learning; Education and Computing; Education System; English Language Learning; Universities and Student Unions.

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7. Music
Britain is the world`s most commercially successful music nation and generates a greater number of album sales than any other country. Click onto the website for more information on: Pop; Indie/Rock; Electronic/Dance; Awards; Charts and Radio and Legends.

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8. Explore Britain
Come and explore Britain and sample (= proef) its countryside, cities, museums and landmarks. Click onto the website for more information on how Britain functions from the government and monarchy to local councils and the police force in: About Britain; Basics; England; Northern Ireland; Scotland and Wales.

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9. Millennium
Britain is marking the Millennium with more cultural projects and new attractions than any other country. Click onto the website for more information on: The Dome and The Millennium Experience; The Millennium Commission; Other Millennium Initiatives and Millennium Products.

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10 Britain & you
Britain and You offers an introduction to the social, political and economic links between Britain and the rest of the world. Click onto the website for more information on Britain`s links with: Africa; Asia; Austalasia (= AustraliŽ en naburige eilanden); Europe; the Middle East; North America; Central America; South America; the Overseas Territories and International Organisations.

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(Bijgewerkt door E-phase april 2000)