Описание презентации по отдельным слайдам:
THE UK 6 FORM UNIT 4
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland It is commonly known as the United Kingdom (the UK) or Britain. It is a sovereign state in Europe.
4 parts of the UK Wales – in the west of Great Britain Northern Ireland - in the north of Ireland Scotland – in the north of Great Britain England – in the central and southern part The UK has been given its name since 1922, when five-sixths of Ireland was separated from the country, leaving the present formulation of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
The flag of the UK It is called UNION JACK
UNION JACK It is made up of three crosses
The coat-of-arms of the UK We see the Lions and the Unicorn. Lions are with royal crowns. The words "DIEU ET MON DROIT“ are Latin and mean "God And My Right" A Lion traditionally symbolizes bravery, strength and royalty A Unicorn symbolizes innocence and purity, healing powers, joy and even life itself.
Сapitals The capital of Scotland is Edinburgh The capital of Wales is Cardiff The capital of Northern Ireland- is Belfast Edinburgh The capital of the UK and England is London
Each country in the UK has its own flower as a symbol and Saint Patron
England A red rose (The Tudor rose )is the emblem of England It symbolizes the end of the Wars of the Roses The flag of England is the red cross of St.George
Scotland A white Scottish flag is St Andrew’s Cross The national symbol of Scotland is the thistle
Wales Wales has a daffodil, as a symbol It is traditionally worn on St. David’s Day St.David’s Day is celebrated on March,1
Wales Eisteddfod, yearly festival celebrating Welsh poets and musicians
The Welsh lovespoon The carving of Love Spoons is a centuries old tradition in Wales. Young men used to carve lovingly a spoon from one piece of wood to give to their loved girls.
Northern Ireland The flag of Northern Ireland is the red cross of St.Patrick Northern Ireland has its own symbol- a shamrock (a three-leaved plant similar to clover) The shamrock is a popular way to represent Saint Patrick's Day. It symbolizes trinity
Northern Ireland Irish dancing is popular nowadays everywhere
The Giant's Causeway It is made up of 40,000 basalt columns. It is often called the eighth wonder of the world. The Giant's Causeway is surrounded by myths and legends. The famous legend tells us about two giants, Benandonner, who lived in Scotland, and Finn MacCool in Ireland. They shouted across the sea to each other demanding a battle of strength. Finn MacCool decided to build a rocky path across the sea between the two countries to enable the contest to begin…
Scotland A national musical instrument is a bagpipe It is played on every Scottish holiday
Scottish Tartans and Kilts Tartans are symmetrical plaids usually associated with Scotland or Scottish items. Tartan plaid is usually associated with Scottish heritage and traditions Kilts are national men’s skirts
Haggis A national Scottish food
Baker Street and Sherlock Holmes
Stonehenge The legendary Stonehenge (dating from around 3100 - 1800 BC) is the most famous prehistoric area in Europe. They say that it was the temple of the ancient Celts, but the mystery of it was not solved.
A red telephone-box
The city of York It is in the north east of England in the United Kingdom. It is one of the oldest cities of England York Minster (cathedral) city walls /They are also known as Romans Walls The present building dates from 1220AD, but there has been a church on the site since 180AD.
Bath It is one of the most beautiful cities in England. It is a small ancient town located on the river Avon in the south-western part of England. It has been known since the times of the Roman Empire.
The British Queen The current monarch—since 6 February 1952—is Queen Elisabeth II
The queen of Great Britain is Elizabeth the Second
The British Queen Her official residence in London is the Buckingham Palace. The palace was built in the 18th century. Her elder son is Charles. Charles also has two sons, William and Harry
Her family Phillip is her husband. They have 4 children: Charles (14/11/1948), Аnn (15/08/1950), Andrew (19/02/1960) and Edward (10/03/1964) She was born on the 21 of April in 1926 in London
Her Majesty loves her dogs- korgis and adores horses