Today we are going to visit one really traditional place in Belfast: St. George's Market. St George's Market is one of Belfast's oldest attractions. It was built at the end of the nineteenth century and it is one of the best markets in the UK. It has been selected for numerous awards for its fresh, local products and good atmosphere.
It has a weekly Market on Fridays, the City Food and Craft Market on Saturdays and the Sunday Market. It also has a variety of different events throughout the year.
At the end of the session, you will have:
- read and answered some questions about St. George's Market.
- revised the use of -ed/-ing adjectives.
Would you like to know more about St. George's Market? Do you usually go to the market to buy any products?
Visit St. George's Market Official Website and try to find out the following information (Read the following questions and answer them):
- Is there WiFi in the Market? Is it free or do you have to pay? (To find out, visit the "About the Market" section).
- How many different types of shops are there? Which is the most interesting in your opinion? Why? (To find out, visit the "Our traders" section).
- Is there a shuttle bus service? How many bus stops? When is the first and the last service? (To find out, visit the "Shuttle bus timetable" section).
- Can you hire St. George's Market for an event? How much do you have to pay for 1 session (4 hours)? (To find out, visit "Hiring St. George's Market" section).
You have to answer these questions in your learning diary.
Remember that St. George's Market must be part of the route at your Google Sites map.
Continue with your posts on Twitter (#taskinterview and #projectbelfast). Choose some of the shops you would like to visit at the Market and tweet their names. You can also tweet the answer to the previous questions adding the link of your post.
You can see more images of the people and shops in the market watching the following Flickr album.