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1 GREAT BRITAIN

2 What is Great Britain? Great Britain (GB) is the largest island in Europe. It has a population of over 60 million people. Great Britain, together with Northern Ireland is called the United Kingdom (UK).

3 What is Great Britain? Great Britain is made up of three countries: 1.Scotland 2.England 3.Wales

4 Where is Great Britain? It´s situated to the northwest of continental Europe. It´s directly above France on the map. SPAIN FRANCE GREAT BRITAIN IRELAND

5 British Food From Wales: Cawl (Soup) From England: English Breakfast and toad in the hole From Scotland: haggis, neeps, and tatties (potatoes) There are different types of traditional cuisine in Wales, England and Scotland.

6 Food: The Sunday Roast Every Sunday thousands of British families sit down together to eat a big meal with roasted meat served with roast potatoes, vegetables and other foods.

7 Food: Fish and Chips Fish and chips is a popular take-away food in Great Britain.

8 British Tea Culture The most popular tea in Great Britain is black tea and is usually made with milk.The tea is often accompanied with scones, jam and clotted cream which is called Devonshire tea.

9 Sports:Rugby Famous British rugby player Jonny Wilkinson There are two types of rugby in GB, one is called rugby league and the other is called rugby union. Rugby league is more popular in northern England but rugby union is played more in the rest of GB.

10 Sports: Cricket The Ashes is a Test cricket series played between England and Australia since It is one of the most celebrated rivalries in international cricket and is currently played biennially, alternately in England and Australia. Famous Cricketer Kevin Pieterson Captain of the English Team Andrew Strauss

11 Sports: Football Football is the most popular sport in GB. Some of England's football teams are world famous, the most famous being Manchester United, Arsenal and Liverpool.

12 Famous Bands from Great Britain The Beatles The Rolling Stones Oasis Eric Clapton The Clash Franz Ferdinand

13 The Queen of England Elizabeth II is the queen of England, Scotland, and Wales (Great Britain). She is known for her Corgi dogs.

14 London: The Capital and Cultural Center London is the biggest city in GB and in all of Europe. It’s known for its double-decker buses, Big Ben and the Tower Bridge among many other sites. It’s located on the River Thames.

15 London: The Capital and Cultural Center Have you seen this in our school???????? The red telephone box is a typical sight in London and other areas of England.

16 London: The Capital and Cultural Center Evening Skyline

17 Edinburgh: Scotland´s Capital Edinburgh´s Castle Hilltop view of the city

18 Scottish Culture In Scotand it is tradition to play the bagpipe and wear kilts.

19 Cardiff: Wales’ Capital City Hall Cardiff Castle

20 Welsh Culture The Welsh flag Tom Jones The Welsh people are proud like the Scots of having their own language: Welsh or Cymraeg. The Welsh symbol is a red dragon. Tom Jones is a famous singer from Wales.

21 Other cities in Great Britain Liverpool

22 Other cities in Great Britain Birmingham Manchester

23 Other cities in Great Britain York Norwich

24 Other cities in Great Britain Oxford

25 Other cities in Great Britain Cambridge

26 Other cities in Great Britain Glasgow

27 Nature in GB Yorkshire moors

28 Nature in GB Loch Ness in Scotland. Some people think a creature called the Loch Ness monster lives here! The ‘surgeon’s’ photograph of the Loch Ness monster

29 Stonehenge Stonehenge is a famous prehistoric monument in Great Britain. It was contructed about 4000 years ago!

30 Review Quiz: Let´s see what you learned! What are the three countries in Great Britain? 1. England 2. Scotland 3. Wales

31 Review Quiz: Let´s see what you learned! Which city has the biggest population in Europe? What’s the name of the Queen of Great Britain? London Elizabeth II

32 Review Quiz: Let´s see what you learned! What´s a hot drink that they like to drink in Great Britain? What´s your favorite band or group from Great Britain?

33 The End


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