Not sure exactly what you want but www.history.uk.com is a good place to
pick bits from
At 20:59 04/07/2006 +0100, you wrote:
>I'm introducing this topic because the History Matters thread.
>In common with many other universities, we (University of Central England
>- UCE Birmingham) have a certain reliance on International Students. Apart
>from the obvious teaching of the subject they're studying, we teach then
>English and take them on trips round the place. We also need to set these
>But has anyone any sources of teaching them some basic English History?
>I've often been asked questions which I've answered but have to set them
>into context, so a simple answer takes a couple of hours.
>What I'm looking for is intelligent websites - so that we can offer them
>up a both a means of adding background and teaching English. Do any such
>exist? I haven't done any searching yet as my question is inspired by
>History Matters, and the speciality of this list would exceed the ability
>of any search engine to find the answers. I've tried BBC bitesize, but
>this is about passing specific exams and not a broad brush overview that's
>needed in my case.
>Our students want to read and learn - its just directing them to the best
>Thanks for any information in advance.