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The most popular universities of Great Britain!
The Objectives of the presentation: to generalize the knowledge of students on the topic «The most popular universities of Great Britain!»; to revise the vocabulary of the topic with the help of Microsoft Powerpoint Presentation; to increase the interest to learning English; to bring up the respect to the traditions of foreign countries.
There are two main universities in Great Britain! They are Oxford University and Cambridge University!
This university town is very beautiful. The oldest university there is Oxford. The first of its colleges was founded in 1279.
The university now has 35 colleges and about 13 thousand students, many of them from other countries. There were no women of Oxford until 1878, when the first women’s college Lady Margaret Hall, opened.
Now most colleges are open to men and women. It is not easy to get a place of Oxford University to study for a degree.
But outside the University there are many private colleges which offer less difficult courses and where it is easy to end. Most students in these private school take business, secretarial or English language courses .
Oxford famous for its first-class education as well as its beautiful buildings.
Some of the most intelligent men and women in the country live and work here. Oxford gives them what they need: a quiet atmosphere, friendly colleagues and the four-year-old library, which has same of the finest architecture in Britain.
You can see there are many lovely gardens, where the students can read and relax in the summer months…
Cambridge is the second oldest university in Great Britain after Oxford.
Cambridge is on the river Cam and takes its name from this river.
There are twenty nine colleges in Cambridge. A large part of the population of the city are teachers and students. All the students have to live in Cambridge while they study there.
In the street of Cambridge you can see many young men and women wearing dark blue or black clothes and black square caps.
The tradition goes back to the old times …
…when the student had to wear dark clothes .
The University was only for men until 1871, when the first women‘s college was opened. In the 1970s,most colleges opened their doors to both men and women.
Many great men have studied at Cambridge: Cromwell, Newton, Byron and others.
Many overseas students study at Oxford university and Cambridge one. This university gives excellent knowledge in different departments of science.