Pompeii: A city buried in dust.

The following presentation is adapted for efl learners from http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/ancient/romans/daily_life_gallery.shtml 

Click to watch the presentation and then try the 2 quizzes!

Pompeii - a city buried in ash 

More about Pompeii below.

This video shows how the city was destroyed in animation:

Some interesting facts about Pompeii, other links and a quiz at the end can be found HERE (click)

In this video a guide shows us around the archaeological site and the various findings:

Finally a BBC film about Pompeii's destruction:


What do you know about the famous composer Ludwig Van Beethoven?

You can find loads of interesting facts here:

Browse the site and answer the questions in the handout in your own words.
Click HERE for the handout.