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By Tatyana Khlyzova Marina Zasorina Marina Zasorina THE UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND.

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1 by Tatyana Khlyzova Marina Zasorina Marina Zasorina THE UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND

2 Vocabulary The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland England England Wales Wales Scotland Scotland Ireland Ireland London London Cardiff Cardiff Edinburgh Edinburgh Narcissus Narcissus

3 FAST FACTS The UK is made up of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, and is one of the 25 member states of the European Union (EU) The UK is made up of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, and is one of the 25 member states of the European Union (EU) The population is about 60.6 million The population is about 60.6 million Land and water: 152,033 square miles Land and water: 152,033 square miles The two official languages in Britain are English and Welsh The two official languages in Britain are English and Welsh The majority of the population is English, Scottish, Welsh and Irish The majority of the population is English, Scottish, Welsh and Irish The United Kingdom is a constitutional monarchy The United Kingdom is a constitutional monarchy

4 POLITICAL SYSTEM Her Majesty The Queen Prime Minister The Houses of Parliament The United Kingdom is a constitutional The United Kingdom is a constitutional monarchy Elizabeth II David Cameron

5 THE HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT - The House of Lords - The House of Commons

6 The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Great BritainNorthern Ireland England Scotland Wales

7 Scotland Scotland Scotland Edinburgh Thistle St. Andrew’s flag

8 Wales Wales Wales Cardiff St. David’s flag Narcissus

9 England England EnglandLondon St. George’s flag Big Ben The Red Rose

10 Combine the parts of the sentences 1.The capital of Scotland is 1.The capital of Scotland isSt. Andrew's flag 2.The capital of Wales is 2.The capital of Wales isa thistle 3.The national emblem of Wales is 3.The national emblem of Wales is Edinburg 4.The capital of England is 4.The capital of England is Cardiff 5.The national flag of Wales is 5.The national flag of Wales is a red rose 6.The national flag of Scotland is 6.The national flag of Scotland isSt.George's flag 7.The national flag of England is 7.The national flag of England isa narcissus 8.The national emblem of England is 8.The national emblem of England isLondon 9.The national emblem of Scotland is 9.The national emblem of Scotland isSt. David’s flag

11 What country does each flag belong to?

12 The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Fill in the gaps Great Britain ? ? ? ?

13 The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Great BritainIreland ??? Northern Ireland

14 The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Great BritainNorthern Ireland England? ?

15 The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Great BritainIreland England Scotland ? Northern Ireland

16 The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Great BritainNorthern Ireland England Scotland Wales

17 TEST The capital of the UK is situated on … a) the Clide b) the Thames c) the Severn the Clidethe Thamesthe Severnthe Clidethe Thamesthe Severn Big Ben is the name of the … a) bell b) clock c) man bellclockmanbellclockman The British flag is known as … a) Jack Daniels b) Saint Jackc) Union Jack Jack DanielsSaint JackUnion Jack DanielsSaint JackUnion Jack

18 Find more information on the UK at:

19 The Thames

20 Big Ben is a bell

21 Union Jack

22 Try again!!!

23 This flag belongs to Wales

24 This flag belongs to Scotland

25 This flag belongs to England

26 The British Flag

27 1.The capital of Scotland is Edinburgh.

28 2.The capital of Wales is Cardiff.

29 3.The national emblem of Wales is a narcissus.

30 4.The capital of England is London.

31 5.The national flag of Wales is St. David’s flag.

32 6.The national flag of Scotland is St. Andrew’s flag.

33 7.The national flag of England is St. George’s flag.

34 8.The national emblem of England is a red rose.

35 9. The national emblem of Scotland is a thistle.


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