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THE UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND MADE BY KOSTYUKOVA O.V. GUMNASIUM 1504
The aim of the project To get more information about the UK
The British Isles The big island is called Great Britain The small one is called Ireland Great Britain is washed by the North Sea, the Irish Sea and the English Channel
The UK consists of
Union Jack- the flag that consists of the flags of England, Scotland and Northern Ireland
Union Jack In 1606 Scotland joined England and Wales. The Scottish flag- St. Andrew's Cross –was added to the English Flag- St. George's Cross. Later, in 1801 when Ireland was joined to the union, the Irish Flag - St. Patrick's Cross -was added. The Union Jack is also on the flags of Australia and New Zealand.
The national symbols England - Rose Northern Ireland - Shamrock Scotland -Thistle Wales - Daffodil
The head of the UK is Queen Elizabeth II
Rivers and mountains There are no high mountains there. The highest one is Ben Nevis There are no long rivers in Great Britain. The longest one is the Severn
English countryside and climate The weather in Great Britain is changeable. The British like talking about it. English landscape is picturesque. There are a lot of meadows and valleys It’s not very cold in winter and not very hot in summer. It’s often rainy and foggy there.
London, the capital of the UK, has a lot of sightseeing The British are proud of the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, the Tower of London, Trafalgar Square, Westminster Abbey, London parks, and many other sights. Don’t miss a chance to see them!
It’s one of the symbols of London- Big Ben
Buckingham Palace It is the home of the Queen when she is in London. It has 600 rooms,78 bathrooms, a cinema, a swimming pool and a post-office. There is a nice park near it. 450 people work in the palace
Westminster Abbey It’s the Royal church. It’s the place of coronation of all the British kings and queens. Elizabeth II was coronated there in 1953 A lot of famous writers, poets, painters, scientists are buried there.
St. Paul’s Cathedral St. Paul’s Cathedral was designed by Sir Christopher Wren It took him 35 years to build the Cathedral. It’s one of the most famous places of interest in London.
The Tower of London and Tower Bridge The Tower was a prison, a mint, a palace and a zoo. Now it’s a museum and a lot of tourists visit it every year
The capital of Scotland is Edinburgh
Scotland is the land of old castles
One of the symbols of Scotland is a bagpipe
The capital of Wales is Cardiff
The capital of Northern Ireland is Belfast
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Презентация по английскому языку по теме " Great Britain and Northern Ireland". С помощью данной презентации учащиеся смогут узнать интересные факты о странах, входящих в UK: Great Britain, Northern Ireland, Wales, Scotland. С помощью представленного материала учащиеся познакомятся с национальными символами этих стран, с географическим и политическим положением, а также смогут узнать про климат и традиции этих стран. В нескольких слайдах описаны интересные факты о жизни ныне действующей королевы Елизаветы. Данная презентация может быть показана как на уроках английского языка, так и во внеурочной деятельности.