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The United Kingdom Presentation by Ana Losada. 1)The United Kingdom is a CONSTITUTIONAL MONARCHY 2) It has got 4 MAIN PARTS: ENGLAND SCOTLAND WALES NORTHERN.

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1 The United Kingdom Presentation by Ana Losada

2 1)The United Kingdom is a CONSTITUTIONAL MONARCHY 2) It has got 4 MAIN PARTS: ENGLAND SCOTLAND WALES NORTHERN IRELAND

3 3) The U.K. has approximately sixty million people: the BRITISH 4) The countrys official languages are : English, Gaelic and Irish 5) Capital city: LONDON

4 6) Important British cities: BIRMINGHAM: The Heart of England, famous for its industries and canals

5 MANCHESTER Manchester United

6 LIVERPOOL: famous for its harbour and football team

7 OXFORD and CAMBRIDGE (famous for their Universities):

8 EDINBURGH: Scotlands capital city

9 CARDIFF: Waless capital city

10 BELFAST: Northern Irelands capital city

11 6) Stereotypes: - PUNCTUALITY -POLITENESS: they always say please and thank you - TEA-TIME:

12 7) EMBLEMS: THE FLAG It dates back to 1800 (union of England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland)

13 It is a combination of the English flag: and the Scottish flag:

14 THE STERLING POUND 1 POUND= 15 EUROS

15 THE MONARCHY Henry VIII ( ) Elizabeth I ( ) Victoria I ( ) Elizabeth II (1926-) The British Monarch is the HEAD of the ANGLICAN CHURCH

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17 WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE ( ) Shakespeare is the worlds greatest writer of DRAMA He wrote TRAGEDIES (Hamlet, Othello, Romeo and Juliet) and COMEDIES (A Midsummer Nights Dream)

18 THE BEATLES ( ) It is the worlds most famous pop group Members: Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, George Harrison and John Lennon SONGS: Yesterday, Hey Jude, Yellow Submarine, All you need is love

19 FINAL TEST : 1. What are the official languages in the UK? a) English, Irish and French b) English, Gaelic and Swedish c) English, Gaelic and Irish What is the population of the UK? a) 50 million people b) 60 million people c) 35 million people 3. When do the British drink tea? a) for breakfast b) at lunch time c) at all times

20 4. Manchester is famous for its… a) University b) Industries c) Fashion 5. The UK is a … a) constitutional monarchy b) federal republic c) absolutist monarchy 6.The British love talking about … a) politics b) the weather c) feelings

21 7. The British are known as… a)passionate people b)ice-people c)funny people 8. UKs most famous music group is… a) Sugarbabes b) The Rolling Stones c) The Beatles 9. UKs flag is… a) red, blue and white b) blue, yellow and red c) white, green and red

22 10) Britains most famous writer is… a) William Shakespeare b) Harry Potter c) Paul Auster 11) Scotlands capital city is… a) Belfast b) Liverpool c) Edinburgh 12) Oxford is famous for its… a)university b) canals c) industries


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