Belfast Tour — Videos and Activities

Several places of interrest are discribed in this video taped guided tour. You might also get an insight into the political system of Northern Ireland. Clips to watch and activities to follow are discribed here.

Activities

1. East Belfast

1. East Belfast: shipyard and murals (fast connection)

1. East Belfast: shipyard and murals (slow connection)

Summary

What does the interviewee tell you about the Belfast shipyard and its workers?


Murals


  • Watch the video clip again. What different kinds of murals do you see?

    Describe the symbols, paintings that are shown in the clip?

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  • Look up East Belfast Murals in the Internet

    Describe the various murals. What do they tell you?
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Links

Loyalist art of east Belfast Mural Directory

 

or google for Murals East Belfast

2. Stormont

2. Stormont: Northern Ireland Parliament - Building (fast connection)

2. Stormont: Northern Ireland Parliament - Building (slow connection)

Listen to the interview and find out about the following:

Political Parties


  • Which political parties are mentioned by the interviewee?

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  • Look up this BBC News article to find out what these parties stand for

    Find out whether there are any other parties which were not mentioned by the interviewee.

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  • Find out about the General Election 2005 in Northern Ireland (and Britain)

    What is the strongest /second strongest and third strongest party in Northern Ireland?

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  • “...all these weird political parties we have, but I am sure you have quite a few in Austria as well.” – so which political parties do we have in Austria?
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The Stormont Building - Summary

What does the interviewee say about the Stormont building?



3. Problems

3. Problems of setting up a new parliament (fast connection)

3. Problems of setting up a new parliament (slow connection)

Listen to the interview and find out why it is so difficult to set up a new parliament in Northern Ireland

 

4. Impact of the conflict

4. Impact of the conflict: Present and future of Northern Ireland (fast connection)

4. Impact of the conflict: Present and future of Northern Ireland (slow connection)

What was the situation like in the past, what is the situation like now and what will have to be done in the future?

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Englisch
Sprachniveau
B1
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Veröffentlicht am
01.07.2001
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https://www.schule.at/portale/englisch/topics/detail/belfast-tour-videos-and-activities.html
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Aufgabe
Schulstufe
Sekundarstufe II (9. bis 13. Ausbildungsstufe)
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