A cross-section of how various people across Britain spend Saturday - the day divided between work and recreation.
This film is listed under the title 'Life in Britain' in the 1940 Films of Britain catalogue, and is not named 'Island People' in any Films of Britain catalogue. This suggests that the film has perhaps be re-edited, or re-dubbed, since its original completion.
On November 5th people remember the plot to blow up the Houses of Parliament by celebrating 'Bonfire Night'. All over Britain there are firework displays and bonfires with models of Guy Fawkes, which are burned on the fire. This video from The British Council's LearnEnglish site explores the origins of the festival and looks at how it's celebrated now.
http://www.engvid.com/ Phrasal verbs are an important part of speaking English fluently. In this lesson, I look at FIVE common and useful phrasal verbs with the verb "HOLD." Hold on. Five? That's right! I don't hold back anything in this lesson. Hold onto something, and get ready to learn.