Presentation on theme: "England Made by Ann Ponomarenko. England England is a part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. England is situated in the east."— Presentation transcript:
England England is a part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. England is situated in the east of the UK.
The capital London is the capital of England and the UK. It’s one England’s biggest industrial cities. It is in the south of England. It stands on the river Thames. It has got so many places of interest to visit.
The flag of England The flag of the UK (the Union Jack) consists of three flags and one of them is the flag of England. It is a red cross on white background
The symbol of England The red rose is the symbol of England.
The people of England. Nearly 50 million people live in England. They are called English or British. Most people live in big industrial cities.
Big industrial cities of England In England there are other big industrial cities apart from London. They are Liverpool, Manchester, Leeds and others.
Places of interest in England. There are many places of interest in England like the eye of London, Buckingham Palace, Big Ben and others.
Nature of England The climate of England is wet. The reason for that is the Gulf Stream. So the winters in England aren’t too cold and snowy and the summers are not too hot.
The traditions of the English When the holidays come the English get prepared. For instance, when Easter comes they colour eggs and have a competition as to whose egg will role to the end of the hill first
Christmas Day The 25th of December is Christmas Day. It is one of the people's favourite holidays. People put Christmas trees in their houses and decorate them. On Christmas Eve everybody puts the presents under the Christmas tree. People say that at night Father Christmas puts presents into the stockings which children usually hang on their beds. The traditional Christmas meal is roast turkey and Christmas pudding.
Guy Fawkes Night Guy Fawkes Night (also known as Bonfire Night, Cracker Night, Fireworks Night) is an annual celebration on the evening of the 5th of November. It celebrates the foiling of the Gunpowder Plot of the 5 November 1605 in which a number of Catholic conspirators, including Guy Fawkes, attempted to blow up the Houses of Parliament in London, England.5th of NovemberHouses of Parliament
Halloween On the 31st of October there is Halloween. They say ghosts and witches come out on Halloween. People make lanterns out of pumpkins. Some people have Halloween parties and dress as witches and ghosts.
Easter In April there is Easter. At Easter children eat chocolate, Easter eggs. Sometimes parents hide them in the house or in the garden and children have to look for them.
There are a lot of rivers in the UK, but they are not very long. The SEVERN is the longest river. The THAMES is the deepest and the most important one.
THE UK IS A CONSTITUTIONAL MONARCHY. IN LOW, THE HEAD OF STATE IS THE QUEEN. IN PRACTICE, THE QUEEN REIGNS, BUT DOES NOT RULE. THE COUNTRY IS RULED BY THE ELECTED GOVERNMENT WITH THE PRIME MINISTER AT THE HEAD. Buckingham Palace is the London home of the Queen. When the flag is flying on the top she is at home.
The living Tower of London The Tower of London was founded in 1078 when William the Conqueror ordered the White Tower to be built inside the SE angle of the City walls, adjacent to the Thames. This was as much to protect the Normans from the people of the City of London as to protect London from outside invaders. William ordered the Tower to be built of Caen stone, which he had specially imported from France, and appointed Gundulf, Bishop of Rochester as the architect
Meet The Ravens T here are seven ravens at the Tower today ( the required six plus one spare!) Their names are Hardey, Thor, Odin, Gwyllum, Cedric, Hugine and Munin. Their lodgings are to be found next to the Wakefield Tower.
Big Ben is the name of the huge clock in one of the tall towers of the Houses of Parliament. The Clock Tower, overlooking Westminster Bridge is 316 ft high and 40 ft square. People are allowed to get inside the Tower so that they can see the works of Big Ben. There is no lift and there are 340 steps up to Big Ben.
Stonehenge: a prehistoric complex on Salisbury Plain, Wiltshire, regarded as one of the most important monuments of its kind in Europe, and very popular with visitors. The great circle of standing stones is believed to have had some religious or astronomical purpose.