Task 1: (Individual). Write a description of everything you can see in picture A. Use as much detail as possible. When you don’t know the technical name for something, find a way to describe it in your own words. (2 minutes)
Picture A (click to enlarge)
Task 2: (Discuss with your neighbour.) Pictures A and B show the opening of the British parliament and the Swedish riksdag. What are some similarities and differences? What do the two pictures tell us about Swedish and British political traditions.
Task 3: (Discuss with your neighbour). Compare the scenes in pictures C and D. When and where do you think that they were taken? What is going on?
Task 4: (individual) Write a short paragraph comparing either picture A and B or pictures C and D. Use some of the ideas we have discussed during the lesson and your own knowledge.