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The english-speaking countries
Name the ENGLISH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES
The full name of the country the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
The United Kingdom is situated on the British Isles. The British Isles consist of two large islands, Great Britain and Ireland, and a great number of small islands. Their total area is over 314 000 sq. km.
The UK consist of
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is situated on the British Isles. The British Isles consist of 2 large islands, Great Britain and Ireland, and about 5000 small islands.
The British Isles are separated from the European continent by the North Sea and the English Channel. The western coast of Great Britain is washed by the Atlantic Ocean and the Irish Sea.
THE ATLANTIC OCEAN
The Irish Sea
the North Sea
the English Channel
The north and west of England are mountainous, but mountains are not very high. BEN NAVIS in Scotland is the highest mountain (1343 m)
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 capital of England is LONDON
The capital of Scotland is EDINBURGH
The capital of Wales is CARDIFF
The capital of Northern Ireland is BELFAST
The capital of the UK is
The UK is a constitutional monarchy. 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.
1) What is the official name of Great Britain?
3.The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
1. Ireland , England, Scotland, Wales
2. Northern Ireland, England, Scotland, Wales
3. Britain , England, Wales, Scotland
2) What countries does the UK consist of?
3) What separates the UK from Europe?
1. The Pacific Ocean
2. The English Channel
3. The Atlantic Ocean
4) Whose flag is it?
5) Where is the flag of the UK?
The symbol of the USA is the bald Eagle
The flag of the USA -Stars and Stripes .
The USA borders.
The USA borders on Canada in the north and on Mexico in the south. It also has a sea-boarder with Russia. It also includes Alaska in the north and Hawaii in the Pacific Ocean.
The largest rivers are the Mississippi, the Missouri, the Rio Grande and the Columbia.
The Great lakes on the border with Canada are the largest and deepest in the USA.
The highest mountains are the Rocky Mountains, the Cordillera and the Sierra Nevada. The highest peak is Mount McKinley which is located in Alaska.
The Rocky Mountains
The population of the country is about 312 million people.
Americans are made up from nearly all races and nations. That’s why the USA is called “the melting pot”. The largest cities are: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia, Detroit, San- Francisco, Washington and others.
WASHINGTON – the capital of the USA
The 44th President of The USA is Barack Obama
The US President lives and works in the White House
The Mount Rushmore
The Washington monument
Walk of Fame
Scene from Gone With the Wind
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
A typical street in a typical American town
The Americans on the Moon
On July 21, 1969 astronaut Neil Armstrong set his foot on the Moon
The most popular game in the USA is baseball
THE USA QUIZ
1) The capital of the USA is ____________________
2) What are the largest cities in the USA ____________________________________
3) How many states does the USA have ______________________
4) Who is the president of the USA _________________________
5) The longest river in the USA is __________________________
6) The US president lives in ______________________________
Canada consists of ten provinces and two territories.
It is situated on the North American continent.
In size Canada is the second in the world after Russia. Its area is almost 10 million km2.
Ottawa is the capital of Canada and is located on the banks of the Ottawa, Rideau and Gatineau rivers.
National Flag and Coat of Arms
A maple leaf is a symbol of Canada
Canada is an independent country. Canada got full independence in 1931. The country is a member of the Commonwealth. Queen Elizabeth II is the head of the Commonwealth and the Queen of Canada but only formally.
Canada's Great Lakes are some of the largest and most beautiful in the world..
The longest river
The highest mountain Logan
The St. Laurence river
The Rocky Mountains
Toronto and Montreal are the largest cities of Canada
The country of lakes and mountains
1. What city is the capital of Canada?
2.What are Canada's official colours?
a.blue and redb.gold and redc.white and red
3. Who is the official head of Canada?
a.prime-minister b.British Queen c. Governor-general
4.What is the national holiday of Canada?
a. Independence Day b.British Queen's Birthday c.Canada Day
5. What is the national Canadian sport?
a.football b.skiing c.hockey
the smallest continent
the largest island
the Pacific Ocean
the Indian Ocean
The Commonwealth of AUSTRALIA
It is the world’s largest island and its smallest continent.
The capital of Australia is Canberra.
History of Australia
The east coast of Australia was discovered by Captain Cook in 1770.
Until 1901 Australia was a British colony. Now Australia is an independent federal state within the Commonwealth headed by the British Queen. The Queen is represented by Governor General. The Head of Government is Prime Minister.
Capital: Canberra (since 1927)
National holiday: Australia Day, January 26th (celebrates the first settlement of Australia)
There are 6 states and 2 territories in Australia.
Currency: Australian dollar
The population of the country is more than 20 million people. It is mainly of British origin.Most of them live in the eight large cities. There are about 200000 aborigines (native inhabitants) in Australia.
The continent of Australia is mostly a great plain with mountains in the east and south-east.
Much of the land is a useless desert. Great deserts cover nearly
2 000 000 square kilometres.
Most of the continent is sunny most of the year.
The Great Barrier Reef
The Great Barrier Reef is the largest coral reef in the world and the only living thing on our planet that can be seen from space! There are more than 1,500 kinds of fish and 400 types of coral in the Great Barrier Reef. No place on land has a greater variety of sea life!
The Great Barrier Reef
The native plants are the eucalyptus, the bottle tree, the wattle, the acacia.
There are many wild animals in Australia. Some of them, such as
the dingo or wild dog
are not found in any other country of the world
The native birds of Australia are very interesting. The emu, for example, which with kangaroo is represented on the australian coat-of-arms, is the next-tallest bird in the world after the ostritch.
There are 5 big cities in Australia: Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth and Brisbane.
When was Australia discovered?
What is the official name of Australia?
What is the capital of Australia?
What animals live in Australia?
Name big cities of Australia.
Nature & Culture
The capital of New Zealand
of New Zealand
The National flag and
Сoat of Arms
Waitangi Day (February 6th )
is the national day
of New Zealand
The kiwi is also a national
symbol of New Zealand
New Zealanders love water. They have a strong passion for ocean- going craft. New Zealanders have won many medals for yachting, windsurfing, kayaking and rowing.
The Tasman Sea
Bungee jumping in New Zealand
What is the capital of New Zealand?
a. Auckland b. Wellington c. Dunedin
Which city is the largest?
a. Wellington b. Gisborne c. Auckland
What is New Zealand’s nearest neighbour?
a. America b. Japan c. Australia
Who or what are the ‘Maoris’?
a. people b. wild animal c. a range of mountain
Who was the first settlers of New Zealand?
a. Polynesians b. Captain Cook c. Abel Tasman
What is the official Language in Australia?
a. English b. Maori c. Spain
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