Presentation on theme: "ENGLAND. The etymology The etymology of the name - the name ENGLAND comes from the Old English name Englaland. Englaland means “ land of the Angles”."— Presentation transcript:
The etymology The etymology of the name - the name ENGLAND comes from the Old English name Englaland. Englaland means “ land of the Angles”. The Angles were Germanic people who conquered and inhabited England.
The blazon of England Royal Arms of England Gules, three lions passant guardant in pale or armed and langued azure
The national flag of England is called St. George's Cross. It has been England's national flag since the 13th century.
England England shares borders with Wales ( to the West) and Scotland ( to the North) The coastline of England consists of: the Celtic Sea, the North Sea and the Irish Sea and the English Channel
Some examples of the biggest cities London Birmingham Sheffield Bradford Liverpool Leeds Manchester Bristol Wakefield Wirral Dudley Wigan
The anthem of England
London London is the largest city in the UK The first capital of England was Winchester. It was replaced by London in the 12th century. The Thames River runs through London. This river is also the longest river in the UK
ENGLAND is famous for many things and people ;) - David Beckham, - Fish and Chips, - Big Ben, - Red Buses, - Black Cabs, - the Beatles and tea.
England is famous for William Shakespeare. He was a dramatist and poet. He is the author of international bestsellers ; Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, Otello
England is famous for its cuisine Traditional English food uses lamb, beef, pork, chicken and fish as its feature item. The following dishes are considered to be traditional in England: - Roast beef, Gammon steak with egg Toad-in-the-Hole (sausage in the same batter used to make Yorkshire puddings, served with onion gravy) Semolina pudding (a creamy dessert made with eggs, milk and sugar, served with raisins and jam)
England is famous for its Royal Family
England is famous for football teams Fulham Liverpool Manchester City Manchester United Newcastle United Stoke City Sunderland Tottenham Hotspur West Bromwich Albion West Ham United Wigan Athletic Wolverhampton
England is also famous for The Beatles It was rock band from Liverpool This rock band came into begin in 1957.
England is famous for Wimbledon This is a tennis tournament. The first tennis tournament was in 1877