What words in English come from Hindi?
"learn about the culture and history of India"
India is the world’s seventh largest country, home to 1.4 It is a India is home to many famous monuments and archaeological sites, such as the Taj Mahal and the Ajanta and Ellora Caves. Task: Find pictures of the Ajanta and Ellora Caves. Describe to your partner what you see.
India: a Land of Many Wonders
Find one fact about India that you find interesting:
Work together in pairs: What are three important events in India's history that have shaped the country today?
Brain break: Draw a hot air balloon with silly eyes floating in the sky above a castle
What is the name of the traditional Indian dress?
What is the capital city of India?
- New Deli
Which river is considered to be sacred in Hinduism and runs through India?
Which monument was built by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his late wife Mumtaz Mahal?
- Taj Mahal
- Humayun's Tomb
- Qutub Minar
What is the national animal of India?
- Bengal Tiger
- Indian Elephant
Who was the first Prime Minister of independent India?
- Jawaharlal Nehru
- Indira Gandhi
- Mahatma Gandhi