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Автор: Никулина Екатерина Леонидовна, учитель английского языка, МБОУ «Средняя общеобразовательная школа с углубленным изучением отдельных предметов №74» г. Кирова
The UK consists of four parts
England Scotland Wales Northern Ireland
Scotland takes up one third of the territory of the British Isles. It was joined into the UK UK in 1707 in 1707. It is the most northern part of the isles, it is not far from the Arctic Circle. It is washed by the North Sea on the east, the Irish Sea on the south-west. Scotland
The climate is very changeable. The winters are mild, the summers are cool and wet because of the Gulf Stream. The temperatures are lower than in the rest of the UK. Climate
The national symbols of Scotland are the flag called the St Andrew`s Cross, the thistle and the bagpipes. The Symbols of Scotland
The kilt is a relic of the time when the clan system existed in the Highlands. The clan had its own territory and tartan. Everybody in the clan had the same family name. Kilt
The population of Scotland is about 5 million people . Scotland has three officially recognized languages: English, Scots and Scottish Gaelic. Nowadays there`re 60,000 Gaelic speakers in Scotland. Population
The Scottish education system has always remained distinct from the rest of the UK. In Scotland education is compulsory for all children aged 3 to 18 years old. There are fifteen universities in the country. Scotland is the most highly educated country in Europe and among the most well-educated in the world . Education
Scotland is a land of rivers and lakes, mountains and valleys, forests and fields.
Scotland is divided into three regions: the Highlands and the islands, the Lowlands and the Southern Uplands.
The Highlands are very old mountains. The highest one is Ben Nevis. Its height is 1344m. The Highlands
There are a lot of beautiful lakes between the green hills, which are called lochs. The best known is Loch Ness. Some people think that a big monster Nessie lives there. Lakes in Scotland
Loch Lomond is a marvellous lake in the west of Scotland. It`s famous for its fantastic wildlife and woods. Loch Lomond
It is a historic and cultural region of Scotland. It`s a highly developed industrial area. Most of population is concentrated there. The Lowlands
It is a range of hills almost 200 kilometres long. There`re also a lot of rivers and lochs there. It is a rural and mainly agricultural region. The Southern Uplands
It has been the capital of Scotland since the 15th century. Edinburgh is known as the Athens of the North. Edinburgh
Edinburgh is an ancient city. No one can say exactly when the first settlers came to live there. Edinburgh is divided into two parts - the Old Town and the New Town.
The Cannongate is the most picturesque part of the old town. You can see little yards and attractive historical buildings. One of the best-known monuments in the capital is a monument to a dog called Bobby. When Bobby`s master died the dog l lived near his grave for 26 years. Then Bobby was buried there. Cannongate
It is a big royal palace which is the residence of the Queen when she is in Edinburgh. It was built in 1501. Holyrood House .
The Old Town is a striking contrast to the New Town with its white beautiful streets lined with trees. Princes Street is the most marvellous street of the New Town.
Princes Street is connected with the name of Sir Walter Scott. A monument 200 feet high rises among green trees. It`s the Scott monument. Inside there`s a statue of the writer and of his favourite dog.
Scotland is famous for its castles. They stretch like an iron chain across the country. Castles in Scotland
It is Scotland`s most famous castle. It is a very unique castle as it was built on the top of an extinct volcano in 1139. Edinburgh Castle
It is Scotland`s biggest city. Its population is 630000 people. Glasgow is the heart of industry. It`s a centre of trade and business. It`s also an important port. Glasgow
It is the most important city in the Highlands. It is the oil centre of Scotland. Aberdeen
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Scotland is a wonderful country. People can admire the beauty of unusual landscape. It`s full of history. Scotland
How many parts are there in the UK? What is the most northern part of the UK? The temperatures in Scotland are lower than in the rest of the UK, aren`t they? When was Scotland joined into the UK? What are the symbols of Scotland? What is the population of Scotland? How many parts does Scotland consist of? What is the capital of Scotland ? What are the main attractions in Edinburgh? What is the biggest city? What is Scotland famous for? Quiz
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